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Innovation – A Secret Sauce

May 21st, 2014 by

Many of our clients use the word innovation when talking about their goals and strategies.  Innovation themes for strategies never get old and yet achieving recognized innovation eludes many. Is there a secret sauce? We think not. Innovation is hard work, requiring a deep understanding of a problem area and a creative and well-informed process   Read More…

Leveraging Power: How to Find the Balance in Partnership Convening

February 14th, 2014 by

Usually, conveners of nonprofit or cross-sector partnerships are institutions with power. To avoid dominating the group and thereby discouraging member engagement, the conveners often reign in their power. But in so doing, they forego some opportunities to leverage their power in ways that would achieve better outcomes for the partnership. I am using the term “convener”   Read More…