Entries for January 2013

The Palate Cleanser CEO

David La Piana // Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership
Tags: nonprofit consulting, executive transition

The Palate Cleanser CEO

David La Piana // Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Palate Cleanser CEO Continue Reading
Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership
Tags: nonprofit consulting, executive transition

The “New Math” of Non-Merger Partnerships

Vance Yoshida // Friday, January 25, 2013

The “New Math” of Non-Merger Partnerships

As complex as mergers can be, it is important to acknowledge that joint programs and other collaborations often take just as much planning and attention, if not more so. 

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Categories: Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring
Tags: nonprofit consulting, mergers, strategic restructuring, administrative consolidation, joint programming, joint venture, management services organization

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: Rosalyn Allison-Jacobs

// Thursday, January 17, 2013

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: Rosalyn Allison-Jacobs

This blog post featuring Senior Consultant Rosalyn Allison-Jacobs is part of our ongoing series highlighting the La Piana team.  

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Categories: Our Team
Tags: nonprofit consulting

Turning Four Cs Into a Straight-A Consulting Experience

Scott Cotenoff // Thursday, January 17, 2013

After 25 years of working on the "inside" of nonprofit organizations as an ED, senior leader, and manager, I have recently joined the world of consulting. While I'd never be so bold as to paraphrase a famous athlete who, infamously, "brought his talents" to another place, my experience working with consultants as the organization's staff contact has taught me a few things about how to ensure that consultancy projects produce positive outcomes. These lessons can be summarized by four "Cs"--clarity, commitment, communication, and collaboration.

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Categories: Nonprofits
Tags: nonprofit consulting

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: Scott Cotenoff

// Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: Scott Cotenoff
Scott Cotenoff is one of two new consultants to join the La Piana team in 2013.  To learn a little bit more about him, Scott and I sat down for a mini interview of sorts.

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Categories: Our Team
Tags: nonprofit consulting