Innovation

Greenlights Interim ED Program

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Saw this today from our friends at Greenlights and thought it was a pretty smart idea. It’s a pretty innovative solution to a common problem. From their site: “What do you do when it’s time to find a new ED? Board members are suddenly asking each other: Should we promote internally, start a national search, find an interim, or have ...

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It’s time for SXSW Voting!

It’s that time of year again! This year I need you help supporting some great folks who have some very cool stories to tell. The first panel I would love your vote on is all about herding your internal employees and using the power of internal social collaboration networks to make that happen. The next panel is how big brands ...

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Innovation in Action : Build-a-Sign Philanthropitch

Check out this idea from our friends at Build-A-Sign. Based after the popular fast pitch idea, they are hosting a Philanthropitch for nonprofits. (Full Disclosure: Their CEO is on the Lights. Camera. Help. Board). Philanthropitch is an event for select Austin-area nonprofits to showcase their organization, its impact on the community, and present a specific need (in less than 5 minutes) to a ...

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Caffeine, Pixels, and Pivots: 3 Tips for Starting a Nonprofit-Focused Business

This is a special guest post by my friend Dodd Caldwell from BellStrike.com I don’t like to tell people what to do.  Situations and circumstances change and my “expert” advice doesn’t always fit.  But I’ve learned a lot recently about starting a nonprofit-centric business so I’ll just share a few things that mattered to Bellstrike (and may matter to you). ...

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