Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Kyu Kang

Beverly Snow // Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Kyu Kang

This blog post is part of our continuing series featuring the La Piana team. This week, we spoke with Kyu Kang, who joined the firm as Associate Consultant in June 2019.

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Categories: Our Team
Tags: workplace

An Interview with Regina Malveaux, J.D., CEO, YWCA Spokane

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An Interview with Regina Malveaux, J.D., CEO, YWCA Spokane

Regina Malveaux is recognized as a tenacious advocate for women, youth and children. In this interview, she reflects on milestones along her personal and professional journeys that have shaped her and the communities she has served. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, community, diversity, philanthropy, workplace

Measuring Love: Discussing the Brown Paper by Shiree Teng and Sammy Nuñez

David La Piana // Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Measuring Love: Discussing the Brown Paper by Shiree Teng and Sammy Nuñez

How do you measure love? Shiree Teng and her co-author Sammy Nuñez blow up the concept of evaluation as an attempt at precise measurement and an effort to find objective truth.

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Categories: Commentary
Tags: advocacy, community, initiatives, resources, social justice

An Interview with Shaya Gregory Poku, Director, Center for Social Justice, Wheaton College

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, August 27, 2019

An Interview with Shaya Gregory Poku, Director, Center for Social Justice, Wheaton College

With the wisdom of bell hooks, Audre Lorde, and Sojourner Truth as a guide, Shaya Gregory Poku reconciles her social justice values with her actions.  Her experiences in peacebuilding internationally and higher education offer a rich platform for impact in the communities she serves. In this interview, she reflects on critical moments that helped sharpen her focus, instances when she had to hustle hard, what type of ancestor she hopes to be, and why it’s critical not to be complicit in one’s own oppression.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: impact, social justice, workplace

Demystify Data: How Data Can Inform Your Strategy

Doug Green // Monday, August 19, 2019

Demystify Data: How Data Can Inform Your Strategy

When it comes to strategy development, keeping up with the key trends in your environment is of paramount importance. It’s as much about learning fast as it is about planning well. Good data helps. This blog dives into the four primary uses of data to inform strategy.

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Categories: Strategic Planning
Tags: decision making, management, planning, strategy

An Interview with Dr. Catherine Cushinberry, Vice-President/Executive Director, City Year Memphis

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, August 14, 2019

An Interview with Dr. Catherine Cushinberry, Vice-President/Executive Director, City Year Memphis

Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Dr. Catherine Cushinberry is a seasoned nonprofit executive with over twenty years of experience in the education and nonprofit sectors. In this interview, she reflects on her leadership journey, moments of clarity that resulted in her taking leaps of faith, and how she manages to stay grounded during challenging times.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, diversity, vision

Acquisition in Service of the Mission: A Guest Blog by Nora Pillard Reynolds, Co-founder, Water for Waslala

Beverly Snow // Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Acquisition in Service of the Mission: A Guest Blog by Nora Pillard Reynolds, Co-founder, Water for Waslala

In this post, we hear from Nora Pillard Reynolds, whose experience as an executive director exploring an acquisition and learning to “let go” will resonate with many nonprofit leaders and changemakers.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring
Tags: community, mergers, organizational structure, philanthropy, impact, social sector, strategic restructuring

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Stacie Freasier

Beverly Snow // Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Stacie Freasier

This blog post is part of our continuing series featuring the La Piana team. This week, we spoke with Stacie Freasier, who joined the firm as Associate Consultant in April 2019.

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Categories: Our Team
Tags: workplace

An Interview with Wylecia Wiggs Harris, CEO, AHIMA

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, July 24, 2019

An Interview with Wylecia Wiggs Harris, CEO, AHIMA

As a health champion and healthcare advocate, Wylecia Wiggs Harris' work is grounded in the belief that people, systems and ideas are the levers to create health equity. In this interview, she reflects on learning milestones over the course of her career to improve organizations and strengthen communities.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: cross-sector, health, innovation, organizational structure, vision, workplace

Which Comes First: New Executive or New Strategy?

Lester Olmstead-Rose // Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Which Comes First: New Executive or New Strategy?

A chicken-or-egg problem: During an executive transition, should organizations first engage in strategy formation, or should they wait until the new executive is in place?

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Categories: Nonprofits, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: decision making, executive transition, implementation, organizational culture, organizational structure, strategy
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