Promoting Excellence and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector

Author: Susan Detwiler

Is Your Executive Director A Farmer? (And that’s not a bad thing!)

The role of an Executive Director is to acquire and husband all the resources of an organization, so those resources can best serve the mission. These resources may be dollars, good will, facilities or, most importantly, the people who are making a difference.
 Susan Detwiler Susan Detwiler submitted 332 days ago

The One Thing Strategic Plans Forget

Ahh, the glorious feeling of looking at the month after next on your calendar and seeing whole empty
 Susan Detwiler Susan Detwiler submitted 1 years 74 days ago

Choose Your Own Adventure: 5 Steps to a Sustainable Strategic Plan

Life is like a “choose your own adventure” book. With each choice we make, our adventure changes. With one big difference. In a “choose your own adventure” book, we don’t know where the decisions will lead us (unless we look at the end). But in real life, we’re pretty good at anticipating consequences – if we think of it. It’s one of the things that makes us human. Consider – if you look backward, you can probably describe the path that led you to live where you live, work where you work, love whom you love. 
 Susan Detwiler Susan Detwiler submitted 1 years 243 days ago

Understanding Nonprofit Obstacles: What Headwinds Do Your Clients Face?

When you travel from New York to London, the shortest flight is about 6 hours and 45 minutes. When
 Susan Detwiler Susan Detwiler submitted 1 years 269 days ago

Build a More Engaged Board

Do your board members feel responsible to one another?Responsible to the organization should be a
 Susan Detwiler Susan Detwiler submitted 1 years 356 days ago

Even Full Plates Can Be Rearranged: 5 Questions To Evaluate A Change In Plans

The following post on nonprofit strategic planning was written by Standards for Excellence Licensed
 Susan Detwiler Susan Detwiler submitted 2 years 95 days ago