Reforecasting Reimagined

Reforecasting Reimagined By Carl Hamm The American Alliance of Museums annual meeting is usually a time when colleagues reunite for an invigorating week of professional development and camaraderie, yet this year’s meeting was forced online like so much of our lives today. This year, Alexander Haas was honored to lead the session Reforecasting Reimagined duringRead More Reforecasting Reimagined

Training in the Time of COVID-19

Training in the Time of COVID-19 By Arthur Criscillis, Managing Partner In conversations with clients and colleagues, I have heard that training is high on everyone’s list. With travel prohibited, many staff members are seeking additional training opportunities and many leaders are trying to structure appropriate learning opportunities for their staff members. That is wellRead More Training in the Time of COVID-19

Hard Times, Hard Decisions: 7 Things Small and Midsize Charities Should Do When a Recession Looms

By Drew Lindsay With recession warnings routinely flashing, Steve Zimmerman offers a cautionary tale from the last downturn. The co-author of a book on nonprofit sustainability, the Milwaukee-based consultant says he works with a group that launched a capital campaign in 2007, before the Great Recession hit in force. Construction began in 2008, but then the stock marketRead More Hard Times, Hard Decisions: 7 Things Small and Midsize Charities Should Do When a Recession Looms

Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

By Drew Lindsay The news any given day is filled with warnings of “doom loops,” inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown. Such warnings aren’t generating much alarm or action among charities, however. ARead More Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

The Power of the Nudge

Here at the end of January, nonprofits across the spectrum are analyzing the results of year-end giving campaigns, looking for the trends that will help set priorities and metrics for 2019. A recent online article on behavioral economics may provide a new perspective. In the online quarterly magazine, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, authors DeanRead More The Power of the Nudge