Expand. Create. Abandon. Part Two.

Last week, we wrote about expand and create, the first two elements of our Expand. Create. Abandon. decision-making structure. While expand and create are about growth, it should not be assumed that abandon is about decline. Rather, abandon is a strategic decision to let go and move forward. Some boards think abandon is about failure […]

Expand. Create. Abandon. Part One.

When we work with nonprofit leaders, we often find there are ample ideas but the resources to invest in those ideas are often insufficient. The barrage of ideas often happens during strategic visioning or strategic planning sessions. The well-meaning, “I think we should do X.” Ideas are great. Creativity and innovation should be welcomed and […]