Category Archives: Transformational Strategic Planning & Management

Newport vs. Cincinnati – Round II

AEG Worldwide is coming to the fight with a cannon and Cincinnati is coming with hopes, dreams and the best intentions.

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Speech to Leaders Congress about Inspiration & Museums.

Mister Speaker, Leader McConnell, Leader Pelosi, Speaker Rosenberger, Distinguished members of Congress, fellow Ohio Statuary Hall Commissioners and distinguished guests. Today is the final act of a decade long endeavor to succeed Ohio’s Governor Allen statue, which has resided in this hall for 139 years with a statue of a son of Ohio, Thomas Edison.

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Failure of NGOs – Museums – Organizations:

Failure of NGOs – Museums – Organizations: While insolvency is rare in the NGO sector, the failure to achieve an organization’s full potential runs rampant. Consider the meetings which consume your week: When a meeting is completed, ask yourself the following questions: Were people prepared for the meeting? Was the basis for making the decisions

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Do away with minimum contributions for nonprofit board members!

Paying directors more is being advanced in the corporate sector. NGOs often require trustees to “pay” with minimum contribution levels and the more elite the NGO the higher the expected contribution. This results in trustees with less experience in changing organizations and very large boards to increase the number of director level philanthropic gifts. It

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Hello world! What does it mean to do “some-thing” just not the “CEO-thing?”

It has been a privilege to work in the non-profit/ Non-Governmental Organization sector for my entire career. It was sixteen years ago I arrived at Union Terminal via cab for a job interview. That seems like yesterday as well as so long ago.  I was amazed and so proud to be named president of Cincinnati

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