Wed, May 24, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives action. A bit of wisdom from... (continued)
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To some, Galveston will always be an island defined by its storied past, its 19th-century elegance, big-city ambitions, notorious seaport and even more notorious storms. But visitors to the island these days might be forgiven for thinking they've happened upon a new golden age, one... (continued)
Tyre&Auto Southbourne Group suggests performing simple checks on your vehicle often so that when it goes through an MOT test, it’ll surely pass. It is important to ensure that your car is fit to run and is road legal, so an annual routine health check is really necessary.
Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:
1) it often is tedious and time-consuming;
2) the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
3) the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
4) it is ignored... (continued)
Newsflash: "Strategic planning" is pointless! Unless, of course, it leads to action... action that achieves results that advance your mission. Non-profits need to hear strategic planning as a "call to action" and follow through, but it's tough when you don't have all of the pieces... (continued)
5 Commercial Fraud Prevention Tips
This March marks the 13th anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month. While the annual program focuses on protecting the consumer, businesses should take advantage of the time to better educate themselves on commercial fraud. A recent poll of Canadian... (continued)
In 2006, on a visit to his grandmother, Philip Marshall encountered a harrowing scene: He found his grandmother, the philanthropist and socialite Brooke Astor, living in cold, dirty conditions and isolated from her friends by her son — Philip's father — Anthony Marshall.
Anthony, he felt, had been... (continued)
Wed, Mar 08, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Achieving your organization’s goals often requires understanding and alignment across multiple stakeholders. Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need to be engaged in the planning and implementation of new strategies and actions. But how can you do this efficiently when there may be many... (continued)
To some, Galveston will always be an island defined by its storied past, its 19th-century elegance, big-city ambitions, notorious seaport and even more notorious storms. But visitors to the island these days might be forgiven for thinking they’ve happened upon a new golden age, one... (continued)
Business Management Essentials for Nonprofits: Further Your Mission by Tending to Your Business Needs
Wed, Mar 01, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
501(c)(3). It's a tax status, not a business plan. But are you prepared to run the business of your nonprofit? Do you know the insurance you need? How to manage the HR needs of your staff? How to choose and manage vendors for... (continued)
This newly updated version of the guide to effective meetings includes some new checklists and additional information on potential legal ramifications of poorly conducted meetings. And don't forget to check out the corresponding "Effective Meetings Training Module," which includes a... (continued)
Based on the study, there are a number of health benefits in pet ownership. It is proven to give mental, physical and emotional improvement as well as decreasing a person’s risk of heart attack. No wonder, a large number of the world’s population is fond of having a pet by their side. However, owning a pet... (continued)
“Key Murray Law is a dynamic, client-focused locally owned law firm with a well-earned reputation for excellence.” Said the about section of Ken Murray’s website. “We are an Island-based team of lawyers and professional support staff who are committed to creating value for our clients through the delivery of innovative,... (continued)
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Most nonprofits need to attract grants to help pursue their missions or carry out specific programs. But perhaps -- like many other nonprofit executives -- you have been less than thrilled with the results of your organization’s grantseeking efforts. How can you boost your team’s... (continued)
In case you’re considering buying or adopting a pet, make sure to choose the right veterinarian and pet care facility for your pet friend. It is important that you understand how valuable it is to have a dependable veterinarian by your side. You will rely on your vet for a wide variety... (continued)
Every business that uses a computer, email, software and the internet on a daily basis should establish computer security to protect their business on threats from cybercriminals. In most cases, small business are an appealing target for cybercriminals due to their lack of resources in... (continued)
This 2017 expanded version of "The Three-Hour Risk Management Plan" includes an added risk management audit, additional chapters on establishing a risk management committee and the importance of establishing contingency funding. Anyone who has already purchased an earlier version can contact the author at... (continued)