Newsletter & Blog

Weekly inspiration for building your nonprofit leadership skills.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Get the Applied Wisdom 

newsletter in your inbox


Nonprofit Boards and Bad News

Some chief executives use board sessions to do a lot of cheerleading and pointing to all the accomplishments they’ve presided over at their nonprofit. Since

Read More »

The Plate Spinner

When I was at Applied Materials we adopted an analogy for the tough job of being a manager. We called them “plate-spinners.” A plate-spinner is

Read More »

Developing Managers

As your nonprofit grows, the demands within your sector and the dynamics of the larger world change and you have to stay on top of

Read More »