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Building Capacity to Innovate for Associations and Non Profits Published By Ed Bernacki, Senior Consultant VECTORS GROUP Building Capacity to Innovate for Associations and Non Profits Leading people, leading ideas: strategies and solutions Our management culture focuses on managing people. Equally important is how we manage ideas. Leaders need expertise in managing people and managing Read More
ED BERNACKI SENIOR CONSULTANT Published By Ed Bernacki, Innovationalist at Brant Idea Factory Countries are attacking COVID in a variety of ways. Most countries adopted a strategy to track people who have COVID or may be exposed to the virus from someone. Many countries have COVID apps to do this. These fall into one of Read More
Emergency Community Support Fund Vectors Group We care about society, just like you Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. Canada invested $350 million to support vulnerable Canadians through charities and non-profit organizations that deliver essential services to those in need. The investment will flow through national organizations that have the ability to get funds quickly to Read More
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Seven Big Sins of Nonprofit Organizations during Crisis Published By Rick Nason, Ph.D. Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. Seven Big Sins of Nonprofit Organizations during Crisis 1. Waiting for normal When normal? What normal? Who knows! Stop hoping you do. If your stakeholders need you, waiting is not an option. 2. Ignoring change Change is Read More
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Empathy versus Sympathy Published By Rick Nason, Ph.D. Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. The latest news about the COVID pandemic does little to diminish the uncertainty, and in fact, may seem to be increasing it. While there is talk of how to restart the economy, there are also studies to suggest that we may be Read More
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Positive Pre-Mortems Published By Rick Nason, Ph.D. Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. This week an ever so slight hint of discussion about preparing for coming out of this pandemic has started. Probably still a bit early for the discussion to begin in earnest, but everyone is probably tired of crisis management and concerned about what Read More
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The Challenges of Nonprofit Organizations: SOFT Model Vectors Group Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. Life is never easy for nonprofit organizations. They continuously need to deal with a variety of challenges both at the strategic and operational levels. Unfortunately, due to their overloaded daily operations, few of them have enough time and resources to focus Read More
6 Board Duties in Nonprofit Organizations During Crisis Published By Rick Nason, Ph.D. Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. Measure Nonprofit board members have challenging roles and responsibilities. It is difficult to make sound decisions if you don’t understand the situation. Continuously monitor and measure key performance indicators of your nonprofit organization. Things change very fast Read More
3 Risk Management Guidelines for this Stage of Covid-19 Crisis Published By Rick Nason, Ph.D. Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. Last week we posted some risk management suggestions on how to manage in the initial stages of the COVID crisis. (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/covid-19-pandemic-8-common-sense-risk-management-omer-livvarcin/.) It has been a busy week! We have arrived at a fuller appreciation of Read More
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COVID-19 Pandemic and 8 Common Sense Risk Management Practices for Leaders and Directors Published By Rick Nason, Ph.D. Published By Omer Livvarcin, Ph.D. The COVID-19 situation has created both a pandemic and a crisis in public service, for-profit organizations as well as in not-for profit organizations. For many leaders, this may be their first experience Read More