Grant Strategy for CEOs, Directors, and Board Members: What You Need to Know to Succeed

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)

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Seeing Systems to Better Address Complex Organizational Problems

Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Often we are so busy coping with day-to-day issues that we don’t step back and see the big picture. Unfortunately this may mean we’re constantly reacting to symptoms rather than identifying and addressing causes. The problems we face in today’s organizations are complex, so we need to be able to see the... (continued)

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Peanut Productions & Events

Peanut Productions produce events that creatively and strategically target our partner’s key objectives through emotive brand awareness. Our events connect and engage with an audience and effectively communicate our partner’s core messages in an experiential environment.

We’ve created and coordinated Brand & Product Launches, Road Shows, Conferences,... (continued)


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Prediction: The New Paradigm for Philanthropy

Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Philanthropy has been undergoing a classic paradigm-shift—i.e., a total transformation of its vocabulary, conceptualization, rhetoric, infrastructure and modes of operation—since the late '90s, driven by computers and the Internet, new demographics of wealth, and the globalization of the American high-tech economy. This... (continued)


The Anxious Organization - Who Us?

Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Any organization that isn't anxious is on its way to extinction.  Anxiety is central to organizational life. The issue isn't whether or not you're a part of an anxious organization.  You are - guaranteed!   It’s more about how your organization manages anxiety - for better or for worse.  Since anxiety... (continued)

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Organizational Development Network (ODNET)

Strong focus on processes and systems in organizations, particularly to improve organizational performance, eg, about group performance, group skills, guiding skills, organizational communications, organizational change, organizations, business planning, strategic planning, quality management, starting an organization,... (continued)

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Tips and Tools for Creating Transformational Teams

Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The role of a leader is critical to the success of an organization. We all have the capacity to empower others through our own personal growth and development. Learn more about creating a culture of authenticity and reflection that can contribute to your team's ability to make a difference.

Please note that only audio is available for this webinar.

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Boards from Hell

A 60 page guidebook to help you learn how to create a heavenly board for your group or organization and avoid all of the Phantom Boards, Bored Boards, Boardettes, Boardellos, Mutant Ninja Boards and More! Special IdeaEncore price!

Using this program constitutes your acceptance of the terms of this Single-User License Agreement. This is a legal... (continued)


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This essay and 26 others are part of a suite of strategic planning essays for the National Endowment for the Arts' Advancement Program, commissioned and edited by Morrie Warshawski ( for a toolkit called LESSONS LEARNED (which was dismantled in 2013).

Also, the wrong diagram for SOURCES OF CONFLICT appears in the text. It is added here as a separate file.

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Reinventing Employee Performance Management: Humanizing a Horrible Process

Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Organizations continue to struggle with establishing effective performance management (PM) programs. In a recent survey only 3% of organizations report their PM system adds exceptional value. The problem lies with the... (continued)

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The Board Room – (Complete) nonprofit board templates, forms and samples

Action Plans - Board Action Plan Instructions, Board Action Plan Template, Sample Board Action Plan
Assessment Tools - Board Assessment Outcomes - Sample, Board Assessment: Resources and Tools
Strategic Planning - Core Values Exercise, Strategic Plan Outline, The... (continued)


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The Board Room - Management & Oversight (1 of 5). Nonprofit board templates, forms and samples

Agendas - Consent Agenda - Sample
Bylaws - Sample Nonprofit Bylaws
Committees - Audit Committee Charter - Sample, Committee Charter Guidelines, Common Board Committees, Development Committee Charter - Sample, Finance Committee Charter - Sample, Governance... (continued)


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77 Tips for Planning and Leading Exceptional Virtual Meetings

If you’re looking for ways to design and run more engaging virtual meetings, this tips guide is a great resource for you. Guided Insights principal Nancy Settle-Murphy created this quick reference guide to help remote meeting planners, virtual team leaders and team members find practical help where... (continued)


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Dealing with Difficult People: Learn a New Skillset for Today's Multigenerational, Multicultural Workplace

Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It seems to happen in a lot of workplaces. Someone is difficult. It can be a client, peer or (gulp) your boss. Or it could be that incommunicative guy in the mailroom, the gossipy fundraiser, the surly receptionist or the aggressive fill-in-the-blank that puts a... (continued)


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The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

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Project Health Check Assessment Tool

Project Health Check Assessment Tool

With today's economic climate comes increased pressure to deliver the right project results - on time and within budget. Our Project Health Check Assessment Tool is a simple, easy-to-use tool to help you pin-point key areas that could undermine the success of your project.

What's... (continued)


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Cloud based document management

KnowledgeTree document management implementation

The Sharing Entity offering such Paid Content hereby grants You a nonexclusive, personal, noncommercial, non-sublicenseable, non-transferable, limited right and license to view, use, display and adapt for your own personal use such Paid Content. All use of Shared Items shall... (continued)


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Document Retention and Destruction Policy (Sample)

Sample document retention and destruction policy for adoption by your board of directors. All corporations are required to have a practice. Adopting a policy ensures that you are in compliance with Sarbannes-Oxley Act.

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

The Sharing Entity offering such Paid Content hereby grants You a nonexclusive,... (continued)

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