Cross-generational understanding

We can safely assume that every person reading this TIP is either a member of, or works closely with, the generations known as Baby Boomers (b. 1946-1964) or Millennials (b. 1982-1999). If you’re a mid-life Generation X person, you’re not being disregarded here, and in fact, you’re more likely in a ringside seat with colleagues“Cross-generational understanding”

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Help making difficult decisions

You certainly don’t need to be reminded that our work in the nonprofit sector is filled with ethical challenges. We’re all familiar with times of conflict when there is a recognized difference of opinion, there is no single “best” response, and no one seems to be feeling good about what lies ahead. Here are some“Help making difficult decisions”

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What would it take to change your mind?

Many larger organizations in our sector work to persuade, to influence, to change behavior. In a sense, they are in the “argument” business. Meanwhile, some lucky organizations are promoting a cause or idea that is universal. Our friends at the MyLifeLine Cancer Foundation, for example, don’t have to convince people that a cancer diagnosis is“What would it take to change your mind?”

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Managing change in your organization

Happy New Year! Many nonprofits follow the calendar year for their fiscal year and annual programs of work. Whether January 1 marked a new program/fiscal year for you or not, this is always a good time to reflect on the horizon and prepare for future challenges. Is 2013 going to be a year of change“Managing change in your organization”

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