It hit me - something is wrong with this picture. It hardly surprises when we read a press release announcing that another company or non profit has reduced its staffing - usually accompanied by a note of regret that financial exigencies - or some other carefully worded … [Read more...] about Unemployment and Efficiency – A Necessary Connection?
Two weeks ago Ms. Erica Brown wrote an Op-Ed piece “Choose Civility” (9/2/09) on the JTA Fundamentalist blog and she addressed the issue of professionals who “…had experienced an egregiously hostile encounter with a lay person...”. I would like to address the general issue of the … [Read more...] about The Right Place; The Right Time; and The Right People
You are in good company if, as head of a start-up organization, you are wary about promoting your idea, and raising the money necessary to succeed. Whatever makes you nervous about the process - the economy, public speaking, grant writing, asking for money, the gnawing … [Read more...] about For They Will Not Believe Me – What We Can Learn from Moses about Making A Pitch
from Charity Times (UK): Third Sector has the highest level of trust in management New research published today reveals that employees in the Third Sector have among the highest levels of trust in their senior management teams. Research by the Institute of Leadership … [Read more...] about The Trust Factor
In response to last week’s posting focusing on the process a non-profit organization needs to follow in selecting an executive director or chief executive officer I received a request to deal with the issue from the perspective of the candidate. In other words, what would be “The … [Read more...] about The Candidate’s Guide: Deciding Where to Work