Performance Management: Four Components for Success

Performance Management is a year-round cycle of setting goals, and measuring and rewarding results, for each individual in an organization. There are five steps to effective performance management for nonprofits and four major components: establishing business and developmental goals at the individual level, providing ongoing coaching and feedback to maximize performance, conducting formal reviews and evaluations, and […]

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Top 10 Online Practices for Nonprofit Marketing

  If you are a nonprofit management professional, you know that social media and online presence is vital to the success of your organization’s marketing efforts today. Mike Byrnes, an ESC Consultant and active independent social media speaker and consultant, names ten key points for managing online content, websites and social media for nonprofits. 1.) […]

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Setting Targets in Outcomes Measurement

Is outcomes measurement a struggle for your nonprofit organization? In ESC Consultant Barry Seltser’s workshop, “What Difference are You Making?: Developing and Measuring Outcomes,” attendees can improve on their knowledge of this important topic. In this workshop, attendees learn that a key step in outcomes measurement for nonprofit organizations is setting targets. By focusing on […]

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Nonprofit Management Tips: Keep Brainstorm Sessions Brief

If you had to guess as a nonprofit management professional, how long do you think a brainstorm meeting should last for maximum results? 30 minutes? an hour? Two hours or more? The answer, according to ESC Volunteer Consultant Jack C. Smith, is as little as 10 minutes. His “Effective Facilitation Skills for Leaders and Emerging […]

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