Take Time to Enjoy Your Tea

August 16th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Choose the opportunity to slow down, breathe, and make the most of what is right in front of you By Susan Rostkoski, Principal Consultant Executive leadership, fundraising, and development  Two decades ago, at a London tea shop near the British Museum, at 9:45 a.m., I learned a simple lesson that would impact my entire career …
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We are pleased to announce a new arrival to our consulting team. Lindsay Anderson, holds a master’s degree in social work and is pursuing a PhD in Organizational Leadership and Policy Development from the University of Minnesota. Lindsay brings over 10 years of experience in direct practice working in health and human services.   Tell us …
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By Jennifer L. Hipple Writer, editor, internal and external communications specialist, aspiring astrophysicist  Your email distribution list is one of the most valuable tools your nonprofit possesses. But how well is it working for you? At its best, it provides a conduit for connecting to new people who have expressed interest in your mission, helps …
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SCC is pleased to be serving as the Interim Management for the MN Community Health Worker Alliance. The organization works with its partners to reduce health disparities and help communities achieve better health and better care at a lower cost. We’d like to share a job opening for a Community Health Worker that is currently available …
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By Fran Lyon-Dugin Ph.D SCC project manager, change agent, organizational management and leadership, ethics in leadership, merger management Everyone in the Midwest notices birds and their migratory patterns, as we are in the direct path of north to south and vice versa. If you study birds, you know that birds migrate to move from areas …
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The Good We Can Do

May 15th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

By Elaine Weber-Nelson, Consultant Capital campaign counsel, board development, awareness-building     I’m working on a feasibility study for an organization in Stillwater and am in the process of talking to a wide variety of people about the project. I always find it fascinating to have these in-depth conversations with complete strangers. They tend to be very candid …
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SCC is pleased to be working with the Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance in their search for their new Executive Director. The Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance (Northstar), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by problem gambling through advocacy, education, training and research, is conducting a search for an Executive Director. This …
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Not as much as you might think! By Susan Rostkoski Principal Consultant: Executive leadership, fundraising, & development Opportunities for ongoing learning and professional development have burgeoned exponentially over the past five years. Keeping up with the latest advancements in your field takes focus, commitment, and time, the last of which can be difficult to come by. …
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Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI) is seeking a new Executive Director. The Executive Director (ED) must be able to provide strategic vision, inspirational yet authentic leadership, strong financial management, and operational direction for a dynamic, multi-location nonprofit organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement …
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Grab Your Oxygen Mask!

March 15th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

The Value of Ongoing Professional Development By Jennifer L. Hipple, Communications Consultant When was the last time you took a flight somewhere? Whether you travel once a week or once a year, you’ve probably created a nice little routine for yourself once you’ve boarded, stowed your carry-on, and taken your seat. Like the pilot, you’ve …
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