YOUR ORGANIZATION IS MADE UP OF living, breathing people.
- Your Staff
- Your Volunteers
- Your Donors
- Your Clients
- Your Community
Building relationships and making the best use of the time, talents and treasures of your people, who are united in fulfilling your mission, is well worth your time.
This is based on the premise that although being fiscally viable is important, engaging with, and recognizing the valuable contributions of your people is equally important.
In fact, the latter is crucial to the success of the former.
Your vision and brilliant strategies aren’t worth the paper they’re documented on, without the people who have committed themselves to your important mission with you.
Take care of your people or they may stop taking care of you.
Make a list of the stakeholder groups who are important to your organization. When is the last time you engaged with them? What are your strategies to ensure you’re staying connected with, and keeping each group engaged moving forward?
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