Category: Nonprofit Leadership

Think and Plan Strategically

Three Steps to Think and Plan Strategically

Perhaps your organization has decided that it needs to develop THE Strategic Plan.  What a great idea, you think, but how in the world do you get started?  While you will want to involve the full board and key staff, the steps listed below provide some things to think about to guide your discussion. Step…
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Getting Started with Strategic Thinking

Getting Started with Strategic Thinking

You may have heard the term “think strategic.” But, what does that really mean? How is it different from the thinking that you do every day? Learning to think strategically can help you as you work to set a clear trajectory for your nonprofit or ministry. People who think strategically exhibit the following characteristics: Broad…
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strategic planning

Are You Looking Ahead?

Too often organizations spend a lot of time, both in staff and board meetings, looking back at what they have accomplished.  While this is important, spending time looking ahead helps organizations build the future that they desire. Planning strategically can provide an opportunity to plan a desired future. Unfortunately, when strategic planning is mentioned to…
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