Leverage Your Capacity. Maximize Your Impact.

Leverage Your Capacity. Maximize Your Impact.

You already know that making an impact requires capacity. Without enough capacity, you are sitting in the driver’s seat with lots of exciting places to go, but no gasoline,… or engine. But if you want to really leverage that capacity and increase your...
Does it really matter?

Does it really matter?

Are your efforts adding up to your desired impact? Asking and answering this question isn’t a one-time activity. For organizations that want to successfully navigate change, take their impact to the next level, or just be the best mission-driven effort they can be,...

Applying the Integrated Strategy: Part 3 – Capacity

This series of posts provides an overview of how A New Integrated Strategy for Success and Sustainability: The Impact Model applies to the unique issues and challenges of land trusts engaged in working lands conservation. In this post, we will look at how the third...
Assessing Sustainability: Part 3 – Capacity

Assessing Sustainability: Part 3 – Capacity

This post is part of a 4-part series on our Sustainability Self-Assessment tool. Read part 1 here, part 2 here, and part 4 here. The Sustainability Self-Assessment uses questions developed by Conservation Impact and Nonprofit Impact and used in hundreds of planning...

New Mexico Part 1: Form Follows Function

Last week I was with a group in New Mexico conducting a full-day training on organizational and program sustainability. We talked about the factors in their operating environment that make sustainability a challenge, like the down-turned economy and the changing...