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Happy Fabulous Five, Spark!

Today marks five years since I launched Spark Consulting. As I look back on the past five years, I have much to be grateful for. Leading that list is all the people who’ve contributed to the success of this Big … Continue reading

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Strategy, Risk, and Implementation

Final day of whitepaper release week! From the new Spark whitepaper, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation, co-authored with Jamie Notter (JamieNotter.com) and Leslie White (Croydon Consulting): Having…conversations around risk and opportunity is not necessarily easy, but it’s … Continue reading

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Risk, Strategy, Conflict, and Consensus

Whitepaper release week continues! From the new Spark whitepaper, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation, co-authored with Jamie Notter (JamieNotter.com) and Leslie White (Croydon Consulting): Strategy and risk are about choosing to do certain things and, sometimes more … Continue reading

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How Does Risk Relate to Strategy?

From the new Spark whitepaper, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation, co-authored with Jamie Notter (JamieNotter.com) and Leslie White (Croydon Consulting): Risk management is an intrinsic part of strategic thinking. When considering a strategy, you must first determine … Continue reading

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Why Does Risk Matter?

From the new Spark whitepaper, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation, written with Jamie Notter and Leslie White: The risk management process involves the continuous identification, assessment, prioritization, and selection of risk management techniques; implementation; and monitoring of … Continue reading

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Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation

I’m excited to share the launch of the fourth whitepaper in the ongoing Spark whitepaper series, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation. Co-authored with Jamie Notter (JamieNotter.com) and Leslie White, CPCU, ARM, CIC, CRM, (Croydon Consulting), the whitepaper … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Mobile Marketing

We all know we should be doing it, and some of us are. Hubspot shares 50 “amazing” facts about mobile marketing that should light a fire under your efforts: 50 Amazing Facts About Mobile from Jamie Turner The items I … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Lately, I’m fascinated by the concept of apprenticeship. The NLRB has weighed in on employee social media policies – is your legal? Tips for sending good push (aka “email”) messages to your audiences. Are nonprofits really a good career path … Continue reading

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“That Sounds Risky…”

Back in June, Leslie White (Croydon Consulting) and I presented a session for ASAE’s Finance and Business Operations Conference (FHRBOC). It was a simulation on risk management. We had assumed, given that it was a room full of accountants, that … Continue reading

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A World Without Boards

A million years ago back in Dallas (actual time: just over a month), Jeff De Cagna, in his unsession on Associations Unorthodox, has asked us to think about radical questions to ask. Now I love the idea of a radical … Continue reading

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