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Why You Need Strategy Now More Than Ever

Posted by Gary Romano on Jan 13, 2020 1:59:11 PM

As I look to 2020, I’m anxious. And I know I’m not alone.

There’s a great deal of uncertainty in our future – political, economic, and cultural. Last week, an Axios poll of CFOs across the nation found that 97% of them believe we are in a recession or will be in one by the end of 2020. This could lead to a major shift in how our organizations operate. And our economic health is just one of the many factors likely to change for better or worse this year.

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Topics: Insider, Coaching, nonprofit, board, What every CEO and ED should know, strategy, business models, rapid evaluation

Your Board is Never 100%

Posted by Gary Romano on May 18, 2018 11:49:00 AM

There’s a pervasive myth in the nonprofit world that I like to call the “uber” board. Nonprofit leaders have all heard of it—this incredible body of selfless individuals constantly doing it all - fundraising, advising, leading, volunteering, and supporting. You’re often told in person and via field literature that this is the board you must have, anything less, and your board isn’t fully functional, it is perhaps even dysfunctional, and it reflects on you as a nonprofit leader.

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Topics: Coaching, nonprofit, board, What every CEO and ED should know

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