Management and Leadership

Jan 15, 2018

Transformation – The Key to Survive, Stabilize and Thrive

Organizations must change to survive. Carolina Adoption Services and ABC Adoption Services Executive Director Phyllis Stephenson maps out four steps to a successful transformation.

Jan 15, 2018

Youth Volunteerism: A Key to Creating Lifelong Change

Volunteerism empowers children and shapes their futures. Nonprofits that engage youth in service benefit through expansion of their mission and reach, fresh energy and ideas, increased public support, and cultivation of new volunteers and supporters.

Dec 18, 2017

The Intersection of Profit and Purpose

With a reduction in a federal funding for major social issues, nonprofits need to look elsewhere for the capital required to further their mission. The Recycling Partnership CEO Keefe Harrison offers insight on nonprofits can turn to for support.

Dec 4, 2017

Scaling Up: How Nonprofit Partnerships Improve Chances for Growth

How does your organization scale up to create impact on a broader scale? Dr. Lauren Sanchez Gilbert, Ed.D., CEO of Building Educated Leaders for Life, shares steps for taking your nonprofit to the next level.

Nov 20, 2017

How to Know You’ve Found Your Mentor

FleishmanHillard's Elizabeth Romero offers tips on where to look for making the most of the mentor/mentee relationship for both parties.

Nov 6, 2017

Growing Your Nonprofit Organization: Balancing Innovation, Quality Assurance & Compliance

Many nonprofit organizations want to grow their ability to serve individuals and families in need. Yet, the question for smaller nonprofit organizations is how to grow smartly without jeopardizing your human resources, community relationships, or integrity.

Nov 6, 2017

How To Build A Better Board

Strong and effective boards do not develop overnight and they do not remain indefinitely. Developing a strong and diverse board and learning to be an effective board member are continuous processes.

Oct 23, 2017

Advocacy: A Bridge Between Research and Policy

Data provides the key to unlocking the minds of decision makers, though determining how best to communicate these results can be a challenge. Using data derived from credible research in advocacy efforts is one way to combat challenges in policy adoption.

Oct 9, 2017

Filling the Expertise Gap: The Next Step in Community Engagement

Community engagement is valuable for nonprofits interested in improving effectiveness and reducing paternalism.

Sep 25, 2017

Investing in Human Capital

Nonprofit leaders must be proactive about sustaining their human resources to recruit and retain talent. By empowering staff, engaging supporters and encouraging storytelling, the Duke Lemur Center demonstrates its commitment to its human capital.