Monthly Archives: March 2017

Yes, There Actually Can Be Too Much Collaboration

Collaboration is in my DNA. I have always believed that neither I nor whatever organization I am working for or representing can solve the world’s problems alone. To use the old cliché: together we can do so much more! So … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

Lately, one of my clients has been referring “Good to Great” by Jim Collins. I read the book when it first came out, as well as the Social Sector monograph he published to accompany the book. Since it’s short, I … Continue reading

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Asking the Hard Questions is Not Always Fun

Last month, I met with a family that wanted to honor their father through the creation of a foundation. The children’s father had recently passed away. He loved music – all kinds of music – and had been a long-time … Continue reading

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Make It Right When You Miss the Mark

“This isn’t exactly what we had in mind.” That is the phrase that every consultant dreads hearing when you submit your final deliverable. I heard this a few weeks ago. I was pretty devastated. I thought I had gone above … Continue reading

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