It’s not about you

June 13, 2012

Yesterday, in my email box, I received an update from the President of an organization I support, which perhaps should... View Article

Hidden gems

June 11, 2012

It’s fun when great ideas come from unlikely locales. Jim Lewis, founder and partner emeritus here at LKA, writes this... View Article

How do you compare?

June 6, 2012

When you set performance benchmarks for your organization, it’s important to check the view from the outside to stay in... View Article

Be top of mind

June 4, 2012

The key to good fundraising is to ask effectively.  The key to GREAT fundraising is relentless connection. It’s about the... View Article

What not to do

June 1, 2012

Another jewel from Jim Collins that generated lots of hallway buzz at the conference. Your “what not to do” list... View Article

Change or DIE

May 31, 2012

To continue with our thinking about change, here’s an insightful look at how one funder sees it. Doug Stamm, CEO... View Article

Good read: Great by Choice

May 30, 2012

Jim Collins, author of the much-celebrated business book Good to Great, spent nine years with his partner, Morten Hansen, rigorously... View Article

Mailbox challenges

May 25, 2012

  They’re going green… their mailbox is full… they want less mail.   There’s an app for that.   Snap a quick... View Article

Graduation inspired

May 23, 2012

Last night on Glee, the seniors sang about having “dreamer’s disease” as they said their teary goodbyes and tossed their... View Article

Find your focus

May 21, 2012

You know what you need. Attention. Connection. Action. People to read your newsletter, open your brochure, watch your video, buy... View Article