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A mission-driven nonprofit takes a proactive stance with its cause and with all its stakeholders, including board, staff, funders, community leaders, other nonprofits. It is engaged in its mission and energetic about carrying it out. Symptoms of a mission-challenged nonprofit...
Mission-Drivers are relentless and inspirational change-agents. Read six game-changing tips. 1-Be the mission. Champion your organization’s mission in every meeting, conversation, and decision. 2-Hold the big picture and stay detail-oriented. A Mission-Driver’s ability to bring about big change lies in...
Energy and public utility companies do not tend to be marketing-driven organizations. Often, they are operating in situations in which, whether by virtue of municipal contracts or regulations, competition is limited. Without the need to distinguish themselves from the competition...
As Published  in The NonProfit Times Jane Addams Hull House in Chicago, Ill. shut its doors in 2012 after 122 years. It’s not alone in its struggles. For more than a century another nonprofit in that city has worked to...