How to get everyone’s voice heard (and why that’s important)

We all accept that diversity is a good thing – to a point.  We assemble working teams of people from different disciplines (finance, marketing, manufacturing, etc.) and maybe even call in outside experts, knowing that diverse information is critical to good decision-making.  The real business benefits of social diversity, or different gender, racial and style […]

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Are you a Non-Profit looking for Funding? Here’s a guide to creating an effective pitch deck

Just as investors can help new start-ups, donors enable important non-profits to continue their valuable work. Non-profits, therefore, can leverage some of the best practices used by entrepreneurs in attracting important sources of funding. The point of creating a pitch deck is to serve several purposes: To define the organization’s identity To sharpen the organization’s […]

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A simple template for managing people and projects

As your business grows and develops so does the complexity of your work and the number of people/services doing the work. Owning a professional services company myself, I find I am constantly shifting between different projects for different clients with different resources. What I have learned is that the key to effective management is in […]

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