Can letting someone go be a growing experience? When and for whom? Firing an employee is never a pleasurable or easy experience. It is not something an employer or supervisor looks forward to doing, and it is certainly not a comfortable position for the employee when his … [Read more...] about The Art of Dismissal
Managing Your Nonprofit
by Shuey Fogel International organizations have been highly successful in raising funds from the United States through U.S. based charities commonly referred to as “Friends of” organizations. These charities are registered in the States and have 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, all … [Read more...] about Are “American Friends of” Organizations a Thing of the Past?
Who’s Up Next? Organizations Planning for Succession Non-profit organizations depend very heavily on the chief executive officer (CEO) or executive director. This is the person who leads the agency and turns the mission statement into a reality. When the top leadership is c … [Read more...] about Organizations Planning for Succession
The DOW just passed the 11,000 - signaling (if you believe the prognosticators) that the long recession is officially behind us. Lots of people learned some tough but important lessons during these difficult months and many of us changed our behavior in the process. In looking at … [Read more...] about Brands That Beat the Recession: Lessons Learned
Founder’s Syndrome: When the Creator is Also the Undertaker Many non-profit organizations are created and founded by people with vision, passion and commitment. The combination of these qualities is what enables a person to implement their ideas and to bring them to fruition i … [Read more...] about When the Creator is Also the Undertaker