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The Takeaway: The Decisions Matrix

POSTED ON July 27, 2017

  By Anne Jin Soo Preston When I was serving on the board for Springboard for the Arts, the organization experienced exponential growth in budget and staff and, as a result, a significant increase in financial and governing oversight for the board. There was a lot of confusion between what the board should weigh in […]

If you ever been to Lanesboro, MN then you have more than likely been to the Commonweal Theatre Company. Hailed as one of the nation’s best rural theater companies, the Commonweal continuously produces excellent work that is both compelling and entertaining.  In this webinar conversation with executive director Hal Cropp, we explore the organization’s unique […]

On May 23, we held a Free webinar on nonprofit strategic planning entitled The Public Milestone Strategy. Please click on the image or go here to view a recording and download the slides from this event. Please note, we ask folks to sign in. We will not send you anything via email, unless you opt […]

Last Monday night I was guest lecturing for a class at the University of Minnesota about nonprofit branding and was completely (and happily) upstaged by the guest who followed me from the American Refugee Committee. She shared their remarkable I AM A STAR FOR SOMALIA campaign created by IDEO. This is an amazing example of […]

Your Promise Is Your Brand

POSTED ON September 4, 2012

This article originally appeared in the Nonprofit Quarterly in 2005.  “We will put a man on the moon by the end of the decade.”This declaration by President Kennedy is considered one of the most effective national promises ever made. Not because we were fascinated by the moon, or space, or even science, but because it […]

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