Social Sector Organizations Are Very Different from For-Profit Businesses. Their Economic Engine Is Replaced with A Resource Engine and The Leadership Required Focuses More Upon Legislative Leadership vs Executive Leadership Common in For-Profits.
Over the past several months, I have attended dozens of networking events and what strikes me most is the lack of real understanding of how effective networking works. Many businesses think networking is just meeting people. Networking is much more than just meeting people and exchanging business cards! A properly constructed networking plan can lead to […]
I often encounter clients that want to create a non-profit business. They all too often think that the primary difference is just one pays taxes and the other does not. They think that as long as they have a social benefit, they can be considered a non-profit. However, there is a vast difference between their […]
When it comes to non-profitable businesses, the Liquidation Appraisal Method is used. For this method, only the value of the tangible assets is used. The reason behind this is the buyer is only purchasing the tangible assets. Any liabilities of the business entity are the responsibility of the seller and are not factored into the […]
In most businesses that employ a Board of Directors, the board consists of key employees of the company like the CEO, presidents, and vice presidents as well as key investors. Contrary to conventional wisdom, the smaller the board the stronger it is. When you have a big board, the power of the CEO increases since […]
Most people underestimate the power of referrals, while entrepreneurs know that referral marketing creates wealth. They participate on panels, non-profit boards, and other functions, most often for free and without any expectation of a direct return. However, the results of their efforts give them large personal networks that return dividends in many unexpected ways. With […]
America was built on a culture of hard work. American workers work harder than the Germans, the French, and even the Japanese. Even during their leisure time many Americans build furniture and grow gardens just for fun. They coach soccer or baseball teams and volunteer to help non-profit organizations. Overall, most Americans are just not […]