Cup of Jo: Rethinking Diversity

Cup of Jo: Rethinking Diversity

Research has shown that diversity in our workforce and teams reaps better quality results in organizations and communities. But we also know that diversity comes in many different forms. How can we be certain that we are pushing our boundaries and challenging our norms in reality and not just in name?

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Cup of Jo: The 3 Most Important Roles When Starting A Nonprofit

Cup of Jo: The 3 Most Important Roles When Starting A Nonprofit

I've discussed whether starting a nonprofit is the most effective way to achieve your goals and engage in mission-driven work (Cup of Jo: Should You Start A Nonprofit?). If that answer is 'YES' then you need to ensure you have these three crucial things in place when you start.

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Cup of Jo: Building and Engaging Your Board of Directors

Cup of Jo: Building and Engaging Your Board of Directors

Building a strong and effective board of directors is one of the most important responsibilities of an organizational leader, and requires a thoughtful selection process with honest dialogue. Here are some ways to ensure you set the correct tone from the top of your organization.

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Cup of Jo: Is Starting a Non Profit the Answer?

Cup of Jo: Is Starting a Non Profit the Answer?

Starting a non-profit is a noble endeavor, but be sure to look before you leap. Navigating the myriad challenges can be daunting without preparation. Here are the most important considerations in determining whether starting a non-profit is the best option for you.

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Cup of Jo: Successfully Develop and Nurture Partnerships

Cup of Jo: Successfully Develop and Nurture Partnerships

One of the most important ingredients in organizational sustainability is partnerships. Developing and nurturing valuable ones requires a proactive approach, a spirit of generosity and a few other key elements shared in this video.

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Cup of Jo: How and When to Hit Reset on Organizational Culture

Cup of Jo: How and When to Hit Reset on Organizational Culture

Leaders of teams and organizations know all too well that "culture eats strategy for breakfast" (Peter Drucker), as noted in my recent blog post, Hitting Reset on Organizational Culture. Let’s take it one step further and delve into the indicators and how to create a powerful and sustainable shift.

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