Fear Is All Around You

Fear Is All Around You

What are you afraid of? If your response is, “I’m not afraid of anything!” then you might need to pause and do some self-reflection. You’re likely either ignoring or avoiding your fears. It’s okay, though. You’re not alone--lots of people wear false armor to try and...
How to know when someone needs to get off the bus

How to know when someone needs to get off the bus

“How do I know if I need to make a staff change?” The nonprofit executive was staring down into his coffee cup as he said it. We had just spent a good ten minutes talking about his latest staffing challenge. One member of his team seemed to keep getting cross-ways...
The Bank Account Theory of Relationships

The Bank Account Theory of Relationships

If you listen to our podcast, you’ve heard our guests--accomplished nonprofit executives--speak to one point over and over. And over. And over. “Being the head of a nonprofit organization is all about relationships.” “You need to maintain good relationships with the...
Would you hire me as your juggler?

Would you hire me as your juggler?

Recently I’ve been practicing juggling. I’ve always wanted to know how to juggle. I tried it a few years ago, but I didn’t have a system for practicing... and gave up. My wife bought me juggling balls for Christmas and it re-ignited my interest. I’ve been practicing...