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Published August 13, 2017

Evaluate Your Board Meetings

I had just started my consulting relationship with Asheville School. It’s a very special high school in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Published August 6, 2017

Testing Strategy Strength

McKinsey is considered the premiere firm in management consulting. There may be other firms as good, but very few.

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Published July 30, 2017

Think Anne Frank

I recently had a note from Mal Warwick. He wrote me from Shanghai.

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Published July 24, 2017

You Have a Brand...Good or Bad

What the devil is all the hubbub about, “Branding”?

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Published July 16, 2017


We just completed a fascinating study for an organization. They were hemorrhaging their donors.

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Published July 9, 2017

Here’s a Great Idea

For a long time, I wondered how to help our clients describe the benefits of their different levels of giving.

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Published July 5, 2017

Seeking a Mentor or Coach

Josh Bersin is a noted management consultant and an expert on corporate leadership. He was involved with General Electric— first with Jack Welch and then Jeffrey Immalt.

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Published June 25, 2017

No More Pledges!

The word “Pledge” has a negative connotation. For many, they won’t even consider an extended payment plan.