Getting the word out is very important, but getting the word out clearly and correctly is of even more importance. A lack of clarity can cause miscommunication and, even worse, be seen as an attempt to conceal wrongdoing.
Everyone can handle a crisis, until one rises. It’s possible for almost any organization to experience a crisis. Handling it is what can make the difference.
When it comes to presenting financial information, most people want to know if they are in for a big windfall and, if not, why they are being bothered at all.
We all know the Golden Rule. No, it’s not “The one who has the gold makes the rules.”
What does it take to avoid catastrophe? A lot of luck never hurts, but relying on luck alone is probably not a formula for success anywhere. Maybe an objective self-evaluation would do a lot more good in the long run.
Planned giving, as important as it is, can feel like an inert piece of machinery – very large machinery – when it needs to be restarted. Getting the thing moving looks like an impossible task. It does not need to be that way, however.
It is a fact universally acknowledged that good leadership is important, but over the past few years, just as leadership has changed, so have views of what leadership is and what it should be doing.
Lost among the hue and cry about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the burden of responsibility placed on employers regarding health care coverage, costs and reporting requirements.
Over time, screening processes for employees and volunteers working with children have become more sophisticated. Still, some organizations have been well behind the curve in utilizing best practices when it comes to weeding out predators. It has become abundantly clear that a cursory reference check will not serve any more.
Just as social media can help spread damaging information in the blink of an eye, so can social media be used to stop, or at least alleviate, the calamitous consequences.