Strategic planning is a phrase can strike fear, loathing and a general feeling of laziness to those who hear it. But a strategic plan can help a parish develop into the community that parishioners hope for, according to Theresa Shubeck, executive vice president of Ruotolo Associates Inc.
Like the guy who was talking so fast his tongue got in front of his eye teeth and he couldn’t see what he was saying, information technology (IT) has brought wonderful possibilities to the nonprofit sector, even as it has baffled many managers and, if not used properly, has even been counterproductive.
There are donors, and then there are donors. It’s a fact, you love your donors — where would you be without them — but they are not all the same, and some can even require what almost amounts to Tough Love.
So you want to enroll in a socially responsible business program, eh? Well, the Schulich School of Business at York University knows what that’s all “aboot.”
Decisions, decisions. They have got to be made, but with decisions come consequences, and sometimes they are so horrible to contemplate that we wind up doing nothing. Being risk-averse can actually be risky, however.
Are you at home on Sunday nights, unwilling to go to bed because when you wake it will be another dreaded Monday? If your job is beating you down, it may be time for a change.
The pressures in nonprofit management are intensifying, not easing. Getting a clear understanding of the challenges can be helpful to managers in the sector.
In this difficult economy, with cutbacks and retrenchments, it can be difficult for any nonprofit to survive, let alone flourish.
Evaluation. The very word gets your juices bubbling, doesn’t it?
Compliance with regulations will always be present as a concern for nonprofits, especially at the federal level. Audits are a fact of life.
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Volume 29 No. 8
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