Entries for 'Melissa Mendes Campos'
Melissa Mendes Campos // Thursday, May 24, 2018
Succession planning is essential, but how to capture and share the accumulated knowledge and experience of so many late-career nonprofit executives? In this post, we share some personal perspectives on passing the torch to a new generation of leaders.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Why should nonprofits even care about business planning? What are some of the pitfalls? What are the payoffs? In this post, we talk with two of our expert team members about how business planning for nonprofits can be not only practical but powerful, delivering meaningful value in ways you might not even expect.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Wednesday, November 8, 2017
We recently interviewed Onuka Ibe, Senior Consultant, about the path that brought him to consulting and what he sees as some of the most important the issues, challenges, and opportunities that nonprofits face today.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Thursday, September 7, 2017
In this new post, we're excited to introduce Lara Jakubowski, Senior Consultant. Here, she shares a little about her passion for the sector, thoughts on trends impacting nonprofit sustainability, and the personal pursuits that connect her to family and community.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A collection of resources to spur fresh thinking for nonprofits, federations, and foundations.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Monday, January 30, 2017
Nonprofits have never had so much to do with so much at stake, so we understand the impulse to respond and act quickly. But we also know that the wrong shortcut can put you on a road to nowhere. That's why it is critically important to balance action orientation with the thinking and preparation to give strategic direction to that action.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Monday, November 14, 2016
Client Experiences with the “Three-Committee” Board Structure
Streamlining your board committees can result in reduced demands on board members and staff, closer ties to board leadership, and more intentional links between committee work and board agendas. But there's more to it. In this post, we caught up with three nonprofit leaders to learn from their experiences with the "three-committee" structure and what it has meant for their organizations — including its place as a part of larger efforts around board development and effectiveness.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Tuesday, August 23, 2016
In this edition of our staff interview series, we talk with Mike Allison, Senior Manager, about the parallels between community organizing and organizational development, as well as nonprofits’ growing advocacy role, and the latest book informing Mike’s ongoing inquiry and practice of strategy.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Thursday, August 18, 2016
In the past week, news articles about two major national networks have raised the question of whether consolidation among their respective councils and chapters has done more damage than good. The concerns are real, but there's also always more to the story.
Melissa Mendes Campos // Tuesday, May 17, 2016
ln this latest post in our series of interviews with the La Piana team, we spoke with Doug Green, Senior Consultant, about his experience in the sector, how nonprofit financials tell an important story, and his own storytelling pursuits.