Nonprofit Mindset – Scarcity VS Abundance

May 22, 2023By deltavBlog

I struggle with the term “nonprofit.”  Generally, “for-profit” companies benefit from being highly motivated to make a financial profit. But, the profit motive alone is rarely sufficient to drive sustainable success.  What is it that motivates your nonprofit organization?  This graphic provides a few examples of how we can adjust our thought processes to move from average … Read More

Debunking the Mindset That Holds Nonprofits Back

May 8, 2023By deltavBlog

  No Surprises: Debunking the Mindset That Holds Nonprofits Back I was honored – and challenged – to report directly to nonprofit boards for over 25 years. I have made my share of mistakes and learned a few things along the way. One of the most knowledgeable and committed boards I worked for had a … Read More

Ray Caraway Joins Peak Solutions to Lead Nonprofit Division

March 30, 2023By deltavBlog

Peak Solutions is proud to announce that veteran nonprofit executive, Ray Caraway, has joined their team. Ray joins the Fort Collins-based leadership development firm after 30 years of nonprofit experience and 17 years as CEO at the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado.  After several years as a practicing attorney, Ray served as CEO of public … Read More

The Key to Nonprofit Success: A Strong CEO-Board Relationship

March 29, 2023By deltavBlog

Having a front-row seat to see nonprofits heroically change lives, bring diverse groups of people together around common missions, and strengthen communities in fundamental ways, has been a wonderful gift – a great way to spend the past 30 years!  But I’ve also seen the darker side of the nonprofit sector:  The never-ending “treadmill” of … Read More

3 Practical Solutions to Survive the Status Quo

May 14, 2016By deltavBlog

Have you ever sat back and marveled at just how well things are going? Have you found yourself rejoicing that finally, things are calm, predictable and consistent? And, have you found yourself in these same moments worried sick that you may lose relevance, become complacent and fall into failure?

The Difference between Feedback and Noise

January 9, 2016By deltavBlog

Have you ever read the comments on a blog, online newspaper or magazine? How about Facebook? I’ve yet to meet someone that changed their views by the “intellectual debate” that lives in the comment section.