Find Your Motivation: Improve Performance for You and Your Teams

Find Your Motivation: Improve Performance for You and Your Teams

As 2018 draws to a close, we encourage you to take time for reflection and renewal. For inspiration, we are sharing the Harvard Business Review article, The 3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause to help you think about what motivates you and your...
Sharpen Your Saw With Life Balance

Sharpen Your Saw With Life Balance

Have you heard the parable of the woodcutter straining to cut down a tree? His blade is dull, he is exhausted, but he is too busy to stop to sharpen his saw.   Stephen Covey in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People talks about the need to Sharpen the Saw – to...
Developing an Integrated Financial Strategy

Developing an Integrated Financial Strategy

This is the second in a two-part series. Click here to read part one. Financial strategies meet organizations where they are (i.e. their strategic financial position on the Continuum of Financial Function) and help prepare them for their next level of success, whether...
What is Your Strategic Financial Position?

What is Your Strategic Financial Position?

Board members, Executive Directors, and senior nonprofit leaders have many responsibilities, but perhaps none is more important or pressing than financial management. Unfortunately, responsibility for managing the organization’s finances is too often shifted to a...

Five Trends to Watch

Reflections on LTA Rally and the American Farm Land Trust Annual Conferences This past fall I attended both the Land Trust Alliance Rally in Providence, Rhode Island, and the American Farm Land Trust Annual Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. I was struck by the...