Every Friday, we share the posts that captured our attention during the week. Today’s posts cover strategic plans, strategic thinking, board culture, board meetings, member engagement, and micro-volunteering. We hope you find them helpful, interesting, or thought-provoking.
Design the future. What kind of strategic plan does your organization have? Is it shelfware? (Hope not.) Maybe it’s more like Google’s, “a firm strategic foundation, with a flexible plan on top of it.” Strategic consultant Meredith Low is encouraged by a trend she’s seeing in nonprofits: “the rejection of a rigid, etched-in-stone approach to strategic planning.”