Daniel P. Doucette, ACC MAOD

BraveShift founder Daniel P. Doucette is an organizational effectiveness advisor, leadership coach & counsel, and shift-maker. His 25-year career in the for-purpose sector, including 12 years as a CFO and COO for international NGOs, provides broad experience and deep expertise in strategy & planning, operations management, leadership development, staff... (continued)

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Grow Your Major Gifts: Then Don't Let Them Wither on the Vine -- Learn to Make Dynamic 'Moves' and Passionate 'Asks'

Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a... (continued)

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Online tool for do-it-yourself, non-profit strategic planning

Dot-org Strategic Plan helps you design your own process and guides you step-by-step to create your plan using backgrounders, templates, examples, worksheets, and other resources. After your strategic plan is complete, Dot-org Strategic Plan helps with plan implementation, revision, and evaluation. Real... (continued)

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What’s a Mission Statement Worth?

Wed, Nov 02, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Could your mission statement describe any of several other organizations that are similar to yours? Do you just haul it out once a year for your annual report and 990? If you've been around for many years, you're clear about your nonprofit's value to your community, your stakeholders and/or your... (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)

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Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile

Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

There are now more cell phones than toothbrushes, and as of 2013, smartphones surpassed regular phone sales. But what are the implications for your nonprofit, and how can you quickly yet effectively craft a mobile impact strategy to advance your programs, fundraising, and work overall? Join us for a quick,... (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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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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MissionONE_PeterSCrosby_SocialEnterpriseReporter_9-2005

A Common Lexicon for Decision-Making:

This exercise is not just semantics.
You are constructing a glossary
for action. The leadership purpose is
to make clear decisions on a lexicon
that all will sign up for using. These
agreed words then become common
ground rules for communications,
responsibility and... (continued)

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Critical Issues #4: On Boards

Nonprofit boards have been defined as ineffective groups of effective people. What does it take to energize and get the most out of a board?

http://www.synthesispartnership.com/critical04/

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Webinar: What’s a Mission Statement Worth?

Does your mission statement differentiate your nonprofit clearly and concisely? Could it describe any of several other organizations? If you’re clear about your value to your community, stakeholders and/or cause, why bother to “wordsmith” your mission statement? The answers to these questions can make the difference... (continued)

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Webinar: Strategic Planning 1: Cultivation & Organizational Development

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 within the... (continued)

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Critical Issues #11: Integrated Planning

We use the term integrated planning to describe a composite of planning activities that together provide the structure, direction and guidance needed by an organization. While the composite will vary in different situations, an understanding of the principles and framework for integrated planning will help to make each of the... (continued)

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Critical Issues #17: Fear and Loathing of Strategic Planning

There is not one correct approach to strategic planning and its implementation, but there always is an approach that will be able to move you toward your goals.

http://www.synthesispartnership.com/critical17/

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InStep Consulting LLC

InStep Consulting helps social impact leaders and organizations identify their Competent Advantage™: You Want to DO More – We Help You to BE More.

To create lasting and sustainable change, social impact leaders need strong communication skills and creative emotional intelligence to build rapport with funders, customers, and strategic partners. We... (continued)

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The Epolicy Handbook: Designing and Implementing Effective Email, Internet, and Software Policies

Handbook providing guidelines, examples and implementation plans for organizations establishing email policies.

Handbook providing guidelines, examples and implementation plans for organizations establishing email policies.

http://www.amazon.com/The-E-Policy-Handbook-Designing-Implementing/dp/B006G8FM8K

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ENTECH

ENTECH began as the Technology Initiative of the Nonprofit Management Fund. The Technology Initiative was created to perform proactive, independent assessments of nonprofits' technology needs, particularly in the context of a grant request to improve the technical capacity of the organization. They created an IT policy template which generates a... (continued)

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Technology Grant News

Provides, accurate, one-stop information on technology grants, free technology resources, technology partnerships, strategic alliances and technology advancement for your organization.

http://www.technologygrantnews.com/

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Email Etiquette

Site discussing why email etiquette is essential in the workplace and how to enforce proper etiquette by establishing acceptable use policies.

Site discussing why email etiquette is essential in the workplace and how to enforce proper etiquette by establishing acceptable use policies.

http://www.emailreplies.com/

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RFP Process: An Overview

Article providing recommendations on when to use an RFP based on seven variables. An RFP is typically used to target a group of consultants to solicit proposals to work on a project. The article provides a sample RFP.

Article providing recommendations on when to use an RFP based on seven variables. An RFP is typically used to target... (continued)

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Bridges

Bridges.org is an international non-profit organisation that promotes the effective use of ICT in the developing world to reduce poverty and improve people's lives. It
provides extensive information on the Digital Divide and includes Policy Reports, Comparison of Online Computer Training Models, proprietary versus Open Source Software use review,... (continued)

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Technology for the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector

Focused on information and communication technology for the nonprofit / philanthropic sector. Created and maintained by Deborah Elizabeth Finn (sometimes known as the Cyber-Yenta).

Focused on information and communication technology for the nonprofit / philanthropic sector. Created and maintained by... (continued)

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IT Resource Center

Helps nonprofit organizations use computers. Founded in 1984, the nonprofit Center provides comprehensive technology planning, training and support services to more than 400 organizations each year.

http://www.itresourcecenter.org/

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Create the Board of Your Dreams

It’s lovely to dream of a supportive board. It is even better to have a strategy and route to create one.

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

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... (continued)

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Hope Xchange Consultancy

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Is your voice resonating above the increasing volume of a virtually vocal society? Does your voice matter? Do people really care? Do they trust you?

My name is Kerry Martin. I build sound and sustainable foundations for cranking up a brand’s volume to increase... (continued)

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BEYOND SURVIVAL: DEVISING STRATEGIES IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD, by John M. McCann

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).

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What is your brand? And why does it matter?

Wed, May 06, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Author and consultant Michele Levy brings a practical approach to the topic of nonprofit branding. Learn from her real world examples, and walk away with tactics you can implement in your own organization.

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