Inspiration and Impact

During 2020 I have watched in admiration as organizations of all stripes have navigated a climate of extraordinary uncertainty, driven by their passion and commitment to their employees, customers, and constituencies. Through my advisory practice and pro bono work, I...

Fish Heads & Social Innovation

I am interested in social innovation, which is really just using creative strategies to address a societal challenge.  So, it was no surprise that a recent New York Times article, “A Solution to Pandemic Hunger, Eyeballs and All,” by Serena Solomon caught my eye.  The...

On Governance

We are experiencing an unprecedented moment, disrupted by COVID, hurt by the economic downturn, and excited by a renewed focus on racial justice and inclusion.  Organizations from all sectors are grappling with tough financial decisions, program realignment responding...

Planning for Uncertainty

How do social sector organizations plan for the future during a time of unprecedented uncertainty?  COVID-19 is impacting every corner of our society, underscoring economic, social, health, and education disparities.  What federal, state, and local interventions can...

Keep Calm and Zoom On

We are living through an unfathomable experience, almost impossible to comprehend, wrap-your-head-around, process, whatever words you choose. Articles are written, posts posted, podcasts cast, addressing nearly every detail of the pandemic.  I, for one, don’t...