Entries for August 2019

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