You may, for instance, be considering hiring a new employee or increasing wages for your employees–capacity building investments. Attracting and retaining talent generates progress on your mission and good word on the street investment, which, in turn, inspires more support and revenue. (Watch How Can You Keep Your Employees Now to learn the building blocks of an employee retention plan.)
Why is new information so powerful? It allows your members to save face. Before they decided based on what they knew, the updated information allowed them to come to a different conclusion.
Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.
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