Struggling to keep staff and volunteers motivated and engaged? Making this one change will not only fuel them and boost morale but strengthen their commitment to the mission.Read More
Masterclass: Inclusive Hiring Practices
The #1 way to drive innovative leadership is to include people with different lived experiences. Learn how to create a hiring process with inclusivity — and your time — in mind.Read More
Template: Executive Director Annual Evaluation – Streamlined
A regular E.D. review is one of the best ways to ensure your nonprofit’s leadership is performing in a way that best serves your community and organization. Find out how this at times pain-staking process can be smooth and productive with this streamlined resource.Read More
Masterclass: How to Be a More Effective Manager
Becoming an effective manager is integral to your ability to be a great leader and to drive scope and impact in your work. Learn how to set new staff and volunteers up to succeed, do what you can to build their professional capacities and drive retention, and empirically evaluate their performance.Read More
Dr. Paul White: Supporting & Encouraging Each Other in the New Mobile Work Environment
Learn practical ways to maintain a positive workplace culture even when everyone is socially distanced and working remotely.Read More
Quick Win: Best Practices for Fundraising Events
By member request, here are some best practices for fundraising events.
Quick Win: People, MoneyRead More
Template: Editable Board Committee Report
Lots of Lab members have requested guidelines or a template for board committee reports. We are pleased to present you with this exclusive Lab resource and editable template for a Board Committee Report.
Template: PeopleRead More
Quick Win: A Totally Painless Retreat Icebreaker: 2 Slides/2 Minutes
This icebreaker is indeed an icebreaker, and the “homework” before the gathering could take as little as 10 minutes. It’s particularly great for a large group. Informative, revealing, powerful, funny. And short by its very design.Read More
Quick Win: 3 Tips for Starting a Conversation
When you meet someone for the first time you have a golden opportunity: share the mission. But you only have a few moments, so how do you make the most of it?
Quick Win: NarrativeRead More