Keep Calm and Reflect

Keep Calm and Reflect

What do Thruue and the Queen of England have in common?

The most wonder-full time of the year

The most wonder-full time of the year

The store windows are festive, the music jingles, and all over signs point to the fact that it will soon be Christmas. It’s a magical time for my children. I love seeing their eyes light up as they take in the wonder of this season.

How often should Boards meet?

How often should Boards meet?

The Board is an essential part of any organization, responsible for dreaming what’s possible and where to go. Board members must think expansively, continuously re-imagine the organization, think uncommon thoughts, and make critical decisions. But often we don’t create the right environment for Board members to succeed.

Penn State's Focus on Culture: Survey Good BUT When Will the Football Program Declare its Purpose

Penn State's Focus on Culture: Survey Good BUT When Will the Football Program Declare its Purpose

In case you missed it, Penn State recently launched a Values and Culture Survey to all faculty, staff, and students.

6 Topics Your Board Should Discuss

6 Topics Your Board Should Discuss

In 2013, thousands of well intentioned not-for-profits will cease to exist. Many will blame lack of funding as the impetus for their demise; yet it is leadership and vision that always precedes an “ask” for funding.

Becoming Greater Than the Sum of Your Parts: In Three Steps

Becoming Greater Than the Sum of Your Parts: In Three Steps

Executives today face a multitude of pressures that diminish their ability to achieve success. Not only are they bombarded with increasing amounts of information, which oftentimes must be analyzed and synthesized, but they’re also often asked to respond to problems almost immediately and around the clock.