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Are you one of the successful 30%?

Across multiple industries and sectors, experience and research indicates that when new processes and strategies are deployed, over 70% of them fail to achieve the desired outcomes. In simple math that means that only about 30% of change efforts are … Continue reading

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Are Your Volunteers Happy? Three Essential Strategies to Increase Your Volunteer Corps

Many years ago, while still a young and developing Executive Director, my President and I were dealing with a complex and particularly challenging legal issue. Over the course of several days and weeks we had to have multiple conversations with … Continue reading

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The One + Three Simple Rules That Helped Raise A Billion Dollars

Can you imagine what it would feel like to raise $1billion for your organization or cause? For most organizations such a feeling is totally unimaginable.  For Stanford University, it is reality. A recently conducted survey reports that Stanford is the … Continue reading

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Policies, Procedures and……..People

If given a choice, what kind of board would you want to serve on? Many years ago I experienced the very definition of Board insanity. During a heated discussion debating the merits of expending funds for new chairs in the … Continue reading

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