Entries for July 2019

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

An Interview with Rev. Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder, Chicago Theological Seminary

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, July 9, 2019

An Interview with Rev. Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder, Chicago Theological Seminary

As an ordained Baptist minister and WomanistMomma, Rev. Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder knows what it means to live at the intersections of class, race, and gender. In this interview she reveals the work she’s called to do, the women and men who have shaped her journey, and the significance of womanist maternal thought.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, diversity, education, vision

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Madison McAleese

La Piana Consulting // Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Madison McAleese

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

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Categories: Our Team
Tags: nonprofit consulting, workplace