We know there are many stories of organizations that have adopted a business model that recruits people to be volunteers – and then focuses on their knowledge, skills and experience. They recruit volunteer “heads.” We know these organizations understand the high value they gain as they hire exceptional consultants they can pay with meaning, rather than money. At Vantage Point we are always excited to hear, and then tell, those stories.
You can build an abundant not-for-profit in many different ways. The first ingredient is always realizing people are passionate about your cause and are anxious...
It’s time to challenge conventional thinking in our sector. It’s time to engage the abundance of talented people that are willing – even yearning – to contribute to our organizations, if only we can realize how to work with them effectively.
It’s time to stop bemoaning our lack of resources and...
Just over seven days ago, we invited not-for-profit leaders across North America into a conversation about not-for-profit abundance.
After two years of research, writing and editing, it was a little nerve-wracking to finally release The Abundant Not-for-Profit into the world. We hoped the message would resonate. We hoped it would spark your imagination. We hoped you might share it with others.
Today, we want to say a huge thank you.
Thank you for downloading the book, for reading it, for sending us your positive feedback – and for spreading the word.
Over the past few years, I have been a “high potential,” “second in command,” “next generation” leader. As mentioned in past blog posts, I’ve been part of an experiment in succession planning here at Vantage Point. Last week, I returned from maternity leave to embark on a five month journey to turn that experiment into reality (and put my potential to the test) by assuming the role of Interim Executive Director.
After a heart-wrenching, “Mummy, I’d like you to stay home with me,” from my three year old on Monday morning, I left my little ones to my talented and generally awesome Mum. I...