Sandra Cyr

Dec 2, 2019

Finding Good Information

The exchange of information and sharing stories has played a significant role in the understanding and awareness of mental illnesses. When it comes to patient care, more is always better. One can’t have too much information.

Dec 2, 2019

Club Nova: Providing Entry to Community

Club Nova emerged from a grassroots effort to make a significant impact on their members and the larger community. Relationships are the core of their work, and their decision making is consensus based in shared, inclusive leadership.

Nov 18, 2019

Affecting Systemic Change as a Nonprofit Organization: A Support, Not a Savior

In order to create systemic change nonprofits must work not only with each other, but also leverage the power of the communities they set out to serve.

Nov 18, 2019

How Mission Can Drive a Leader in the Day to Day

Simply put the mission is everything for the nonprofit leader. Whether a small nonprofit just starting out, or a large nonprofit looking to realign, the mission will guide the day to day and the future.

Nov 4, 2019

Stretching Family Control Over Charitable Interests

When a private foundation is established alongside either a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust, you and your family can receive all the usual benefits of these trusts while retaining charitable control—potentially forever.

Nov 4, 2019

Collaborating with Community Nonprofits to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The combination of a macro-vision with micro-community resourcing and collaboration is going to help us face our most pressing challenges. Collective impact can be achieved when active partners share their skills to reach a common goal.

Nov 4, 2019

Navigating Complexity, Building Trust

Please enjoy this piece on Missouri Health Connection from October 2017: Working with a commodity such as health information data requires a lot of trust. By building trust within their community, Missouri Health Connection has become a national leader in the Health Information Exchange space.

Nov 4, 2019

Bringing your Board on board in Systems Leadership

Systems leadership is complex and challenging, but when done right, can broaden the reach and scope of your nonprofit’s impact.

Oct 7, 2019

More Than Just A Vision

Southeastern Guide Dogs is not content with just the status quo. With a vision to be the best, they are making strides towards truly reaching to be the best that they can be.

Oct 7, 2019

Saving Place

Charged with leading a turnaround that would expand effectiveness while building on the organization's strong conservation legacy, the National Audubon Society has become one of the most effective conservation networks in the country under David Yarnold’s leadership.