Kate Braddom

The Sixth Deadly Sin of Nonprofit Strategy: No Annual Review

Guest Blog by Rob Sheehan, Principal of Sheehan Nonprofit Consulting and Associate Member of Maryland Nonprofits Read the original blog here.  A major complaint about strategic planning is that it is not worthwhile because no one can predict the future—so...

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Is Your Nonprofit Prepared for an Emergency Part I or What Would You Do If Zombies Came?

Guest Blog by Gayle Carney, Owner, Center for Community Technology Services and Member of Maryland Nonprofits A couple of months ago our building lost power. Without air conditioning in our sever room, the equipment had to be shut down before it melted down. Staff...

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Good News for Nonprofits Seeking Operating Grants

Guest Blog by Erica McGeachy Crenshaw, CEO, Execute Now! and Maryland Nonprofits Associate Member Read the original blog here. Few of us have the chance to ask program officers or foundation board members to tell it like it is. And if they do, how often must their...

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TheGoodMuse Explains: FAQ Question – Why I Do This?

Guest Blog by Raegan Payne, Creator of TheGoodMuse and Maryland Nonprofits’ 2014 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker Learn more about TheGoodMuse and read the original blog here. Hear Raegan Payne in-person on November 5th in Rockville, MD at our “Connecting...

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The Fifth Deadly Sin of Nonprofit Strategy: Lots of Plans, No Strategy

Guest Blog by Associate Member Rob Sheehan, Principal, Sheehan Nonprofit Consulting  Read the original blog here. When I ask for a copy of a strategy or a strategic plan, I usually get a lot of paper with plans and lists and budgets and—sometimes—a few vague...

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2014 Jumpstart Program Marketing Campaign: What’s in a Name?

Guest Blog by Rebecca Teaff, Owner and Creative Director of Redstart Creative, Associate Member of Maryland Nonprofits  Read the original blog here.  This spring, we were excited to announce that Advanced ADHD Coaching and Consulting would receive a...

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Minimum Wage Act Reduces Inequality and Represents a $2 Billion a Year Bonus For Maryland’s Economy

  WASHINGTON – By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act (HB 275) could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state according to a new analysis by Center for Sustainable...

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Drafting the Ideal Team: Risk Lessons from the NFL

Guest Blog by Arley Turner, Project Manager, Nonprofit Risk Management Center- Associate Members of Maryland Nonprofits Read the original blog post here. Next week is my favorite event of the pro football offseason, the NFL Draft. During the draft, the General Manager...

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The Fourth Deadly Sin of Nonprofit Strategy: Too Rushed

Guest Blog by Rob Sheehan, Principal of Sheehan Nonprofit Consulting and Associate Member of Maryland Nonprofits Read the original blog here. I appreciate getting the calls, but I don’t feel like I can be helpful by the time they call. “We have our strategic planning...

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CPA or CFO: What is the right solution for your organization?

Guest Blog by Erica McGeachy Crenshaw, CEO of Execute Now! and Associate Member  At the beginning of this year, I highlighted some of the lessons learned and common themes related to how nonprofits fared throughout 2013. These observations were the result of a...

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