Monthly Archives: September 2011


Helping a Nonprofit Find Its Soul

Nonprofits value consultants for their expertise but also for their independence and objectivity. In no process are these characteristics more critical than in helping an organization outline its values.

Values are what a nonprofit stands for, the principles that an organization would defend and follow no matter what the consequences.

But it is not an easy process, and many nonprofits fail to achieve the following when spelling out their values:

Authenticity. Many groups state the values they as…