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Executive Search: CEO for Wayside Recovery Center

March 19th, 2019 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Executive Search: CEO for Wayside Recovery Center)

On behalf of our client, Wayside Recovery Center, SCC is conducting an executive search for an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who is well respected as an industry leader in the field of substance abuse disorders and co-occurring disorders and has a passion for ensuring women and families have access to quality treatment.  https://waysiderecovery.org/job-opportunities#ceo

Getting the Right People on the Board

March 8th, 2019 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Getting the Right People on the Board)

By Renae Oswald-Anderson, Partner Strategic planning, interim executive director, program design, mergers & realignments, professional development training  There’s an old adage “It’s not about filling seats or positions—it’s about getting the right people on the bus.” This is certainly true of board recruitment which, I believe, is an important function of boards. I often hear …
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Your Annual Report: Another Opportunity to Connect

February 19th, 2019 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Your Annual Report: Another Opportunity to Connect)

By Jennifer L. Hipple, Communications Consultant Does the idea of pulling together your next annual report fill you with dread? You’re not alone. But what if we could pull the task off your “Hate to Do/Must Do” list onto the “Hey, This is a Great Way to Tell Our Story!” list? What’s the secret to …
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Cultivating an Engaged Board of Directors

January 10th, 2019 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Cultivating an Engaged Board of Directors)

By Elaine Weber Nelson, Consultant Capital campaign counsel, interim development and executive director, board development, strategic marketing planning and execution, annual and major fundraising expert, writer and editor  A common complaint by nonprofit staff is that their board isn’t very engaged. Having an involved Board of Directors can be an incredible resource for an organization – but …
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Supporting Board Members in Nurturing Donor Relationships

December 17th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Supporting Board Members in Nurturing Donor Relationships)

By Susan Rostkoski, Principal Consultant Executive leadership, fundraising & development  Every new fundraiser has the jitters. That’s a given—especially when those new fundraisers are board members who would rather be doing anything else than asking for money. But there are some tried-and-true methods that work and that you, as the professional fundraiser for your organization, can …
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Imogen Davis Joins the SCC Team!

December 4th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Imogen Davis Joins the SCC Team!)

We are pleased to announce a new arrival to our consulting team: Imogen Davis. Imogen’s areas of expertise include strategic planning, project management, program evaluation, data analysis, and grant writing. Here’s a little “get-to-know-you” conversation we’d like to share with you. You have a well-rounded background! In addition to your career in the nonprofit sector, …
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Making an End-of-Year Appeal 

November 20th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Making an End-of-Year Appeal )

And trying to not get lost in your donors’ inboxes By Jennifer L. Hipple Writer, editor, internal and external communications specialist, aspiring astrophysicist  As the calendar year-end inches toward its close, if your organization’s Give to the Max Day results weren’t what you were hoping for and/or your Q4 is not where you need it …
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The Significance of Significant Gifts

October 4th, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on The Significance of Significant Gifts)

By Elaine Weber Nelson Capital campaign counsel, interim development and executive director, board development, strategic marketing planning and execution, annual and major fundraising expert, writer and editor   How do you define a significant gift at your organization? Do you think of a number – one that has at least four digits? Or do you think of the …
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Keeping Up with New Job Seeking Skills

September 21st, 2018 | Posted by strategiccc in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Keeping Up with New Job Seeking Skills)

Maximizing your value proposition By Fran Lyon-Dugin Project manager, change agent, organizational management and leadership, ethics in leadership, merger management When Kim Kardashian declared in 2017 that selfies were over, I was so relieved. It’s just not something I have ever been very comfortable doing.  That’s probably partly because I’m one of those “over 50s” …
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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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