Seasons of Change: Five Critical Conversations for Nonprofit Leaders

Seasons of Change: Five Critical Conversations for Nonprofit Leaders

OCTOBER 4 / Mike Grogan
“All change begins in conversation." Before we strategize, we talk. Now, perhaps more than ever, it is time for nonprofit leaders and leadership teams to make time for a variety of conversations about areas of critical importance to ongoing sustainability.
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Navigating the storm: Decision making amidst uncertainty

Navigating the storm: Decision making amidst uncertainty

JANUARY 5 / Mike Grogan
When a major storm approaches the captain of a ship has two choices. In short, a ship can turn and run, or it can sail directly into to the storm. Both options come with risks. Either choice requires deliberate action and preparation to have a chance of success.
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Embracing crisis with discipline

Embracing crisis with discipline

APRIL 23 / Mike Grogan
There is little doubt that we are in a crisis. Our lives, both personally and professionally, confront this reality daily. At home and in our organizations, the stresses and challenges of working and living in a seemingly unending pandemic are manifold. Crisis has come to define much of our existence. As we enter month two of this reality, our modes of working are settling into a new norm. While we know that this state of crisis cannot last, the roadmap for moving forward remains unclear.
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In times of change: The nonprofit shift from response to recovery

In times of change: The nonprofit shift from response to recovery

MARCH 31 / Mike Grogan
The past weeks have been a whirlwind for nonprofits. In a matter of days, the pandemic changed both the ways we work and the environment we work within . . . . But in any disaster or wide-scale public emergency, there is a period when organizations and the community as a whole move from response to recovery.
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