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.

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Planning Clinic

Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Building on our annual cycle of nonprofit planning webinars (three on strategic planning and one each on integrated planning, facility planning, and mission statements), we will offer a discussion-based planning clinic. If you have a question, issue or problem relating to any aspect of nonprofit planning (strategic,... (continued)

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Creating a Resource Development Plan

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

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Without a clear guide for fundraising activities in your organization it is difficult to convey needed fundraising efforts throughout your organization, engaging all who are able and leveraging the most dollars for your organization. Join Emily Davis,... (continued)

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Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organizational Development

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning should be a means not only to produce a strategy, but also to engage and cultivate stakeholders, develop leadership, and generate new energy, commitment and consensus around mission. Its primary product is not a written plan, but strategic thinking... (continued)

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Turn Strategic Planning into Strategic Action

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)

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Development Plan Template

Development plan template, including who is responsible, income generated, and expenses.

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development & Implementation

Wed, Apr 16, 2014 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 once the plan is... (continued)

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Staging Strategic Planning Retreats

As the facilitator for a retreat, your job begins well before the group arrives at the site. Retreats are most effective
if they are considered a process in a continuum, not an event, and you want the process to evoke passion as well as a
product. To accomplish that, consider the retreat in three stages: pre-retreat planning,... (continued)

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EFFECTIVE MEETING FACILITATION FORMS AND TOOLS, by Miranda Duncan

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 (www.warshawski.com) 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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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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The Abundant Not-for-Profit e-book: How Talent (Not Money) Will Transform Your Organization

Want to accomplish more as a not-for-profit leader?

If so, we wrote this book for you!

A decade in the making, The Abundant Not-for-Profit offers a transformational approach to not-for-profit leadership.
It’s time for the not-for-profit sector to replace scarcity... (continued)

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Competent Advantage™ Nonprofit Assessment

Are you seeking to attract and retain talent? Would you like to better define and articulate your message to donors? Do you want to identify new funding opportunities? The Competent Advantage™ Nonprofit Assessment is 30-question assessment that helps executive directors and board members make informed, competent decisions... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise in Disaster Preparedness - Protecting Your Personnel

We often find ourselves so busy with daily activities and programming that we forget to make time to "think ahead". As many nonprofits have discovered, this can be devastating should an unforeseen hazardous event occur.

Such events include fire, flooding,... (continued)

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Critical Issues #7: On Mission

Here’s my claim: a mission statement is a fundamental tool of strategy, focus, marketing, and identity. It provides the shortest route to your goal… for the simple reason that without it you don't really know (collectively) what your goal is.

http://www.synthesispartnership.com/critical07/

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Get Pandemic Ready Materials - Adobe.pdf files

Pandemic and Public Health Emergency Family Planning.

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Critical Issues #1: Why Plan

The purpose of planning is not to write a plan, it is to increase your ability to serve your mission. That is why, despite shortages of time and money, planning is all the more important in challenging times.

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How to Write a Business Plan

Raise money for your small business from lenders or investors -- write the business plan and loan package necessary to finance your dream and make it work. With How to Write a Business Plan, you'll learn how to: find potential sources of financing, create profit and loss forecasts, determine assets, liabilities, and net worth, 11/2010 ... (continued)

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Two Approaches to Strategic Planning

It can be challenging to know what constitutes a “good” strategic plan and how best to develop one. This article provides two approaches to strategic planning. It also outlines when each approach is appropriate, and warns against potential pitfalls to avoid. The article provides a framework for thinking about strategic... (continued)

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Strategic Plan

Strategic plan

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Change Management: Strategies to Help Nonprofit Leaders Make the Most of Uncertain Times

Change Management: Strategies to Help Nonprofit Leaders Make the Most of Uncertain Times. This paper examines The Core Capacity Model, The Organizational Lifecycle Model, leadership capacity and using data in change management.

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Pulling Together: Strengthening the Nonprofit Sector through Strategic Restructuring

This report discusses strategic restructuring as a method for creating partnerships between and among organizations, strategic restructuring enables nonprofits to forge a wide range of advantageous alliances, from mergers and joint ventures to administrative consolidations and... (continued)

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Rediscovering a Strategic Resource: Your Employees

Many companies are beginning to recognize that employee involvement programs are a critical part of successful community involvement programs. Using a detailed case example from Altria Group, TCC group provides guidelines and best practices of employee involvement programs in this paper.

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The Process of Social Entrepreneurship: Creating Opportunities Worthy of Serious Pursuit

For social entrepreneurs, an "attractive" opportunity is one that has sufficient potential for positive social impact to justify the investment of time, energy, and money required to pursue it seriously. This note provides a framework to guide social entrepreneurs through the... (continued)

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Drucker Foundation Self Assessment Tool and Workshop

The one-day training workshop introduces participants to the newly revised The Five Most Important Questions Self-Assessment Tool Participant Workbook, Third Edition and the Facilitator’s Guide. On completion of the workshop, leaders will have the knowledge to facilitate and personalize Peter Drucker’s tool with their organization.... (continued)

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How to Create a Dashboard to Track Your Organization's Work

If your organization hasn't spent much time developing a dashboard, let our experience be your guide. NTEN's Dashboard is a snapshot of our many different program areas and associated goals. By tracking specific data related to our Memberships, Events, Website, and a few other areas, we can use the Dashboard to see... (continued)

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Favorite Planning Quotes

Favorite planning quotes from members of my LinkedIn Group - STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR NONPROFITS

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