Offer high-quality, efficient, data-driven services — and hopefully do it all with resources of volunteers and an annual gala! With experience like that, many would make great Presidential candidates in the next election.
Many ED’s tell me that they are anxious about cash for payroll. If you need to get control of your agency, here’s a couple of starter ideas on cash. If they make sense, should you give me a call sometime?
No, I mean it. David Marquet had to turn around a failing team. His problem was that he was captain of a submarine. First rule of submarines – you can’t fire anyone! Join us at Dallas May 5th to hear how you can overcome some of those leadership burdens! Email me for a special rate.
What happens when you work hard to lead your nonprofit and don’t see results? Simon Sinek has five rules to help. Read More
Battling with the Board? Frustrated by Fund Raising? Join me for a Zoom Executive Director Cocktail Hour at 5pm Eastern on Thursday, December 20. Bring your own wine and hors d’oeuvres. I’m your host. Ronald Dale Tompkins. As with all good cocktail hours, I’ll have questions such as who is the most interesting person you… Read More
It’s almost impossible to lead a nonprofit! You know what I mean if your December fund raising is less than target. Low margins and not much access to capital markets make a day by day challenge. The burden of organizational success becomes concentrated in the Executive Director with little money left to hire appropriate expertise… Read More
NonProfits rarely see the need to find a business partner. At best, they find a favorite auditor, attorney or supply vendor and essentially develop no-bid contracts with their favorites. Stuart Mendel and Jeffrey Brudney found that nonprofit and business partnerships were only 10% of partnerships. Partnerships mean that both partners get something that they want… Read More
Federal cash for social programs will drop massively by 20% Federal cash for NonProfits is lowest in 40 Year Average of GDP. In 2019, it drops to 11.1%. Social Security and Medicare costs place incredible pressure to shrink community development, education, arts, afterschool, LGBT civil rights, etc. Some of that money flows to states and… Read More
The free workshop is September 18 and 19th (details below) on Zoom. This is one workshop where you won’t be late because the subway was behind schedule! The first recession proofing we talk about is loneliness of leaders when facing external problems. Since I lead a nonprofit as well as serve as a coach, I… Read More
90 minutes for 10 proven ideas to spend essential time to protect mission and legacy and less time in problems. Read More