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Working From...Where?

// Friday, March 1, 2013

Working From...Where?
La Piana Consulting, like Yahoo, could limit itself to hiring employees who live within commuting distance of a physical office.  If we did, however, we would lose a lot of talented – and productive – individuals.  Life is complex, and messy, and everyone is juggling.   Yes, most of us face distractions at home.  Having worked in a “traditional” office before coming to La Piana, however, I can attest to the fact that there are just as many distractions in that setting.  Working effectively in the face of distraction is a skill everyone must hone these days – as is working collaboratively with individuals and groups that aren’t close enough to pass the chocolate.

 

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Categories: Commentary, Trends
Tags: collaboration, nonprofit consulting

Together But Separate: Performing Arts Mergers and Retaining Organizational Identity

Melissa Mendes Campos // Friday, July 20, 2012

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Categories: Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring, Our Clients, Trends
Tags: collaboration, nonprofit consulting, mergers, strategic restructuring, administrative consolidation

Nonprofits are Changing the Game

Melissa Mendes Campos // Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Categories: Nonprofits, Trends
Tags: nonprofit consulting, impact, strategy, vision

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Relief: Databases to the Rescue!

// Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Relief: Databases to the Rescue!

Databases rarely engender feelings of excitement or empowerment but Ushahidi, a crowd-sourcing tool developed as an open-source platform to map reports of violence in Kenya, is doing just that. 

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Categories: Nonprofits, Trends
Tags: innovation, sector blur, social media, volunteerism
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