Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Nov 02 2017 | By Svenja Oberender, Contracts Administrator
This month, we are very pleased to announce two new members of our staff that will help facilitate the implementation of these strategic goals. → More
Dec 16 2016 | By Hez Norton
Succession planning brings to mind a leadership transition. Yes, it is true that people leave organizations, BUT succession planning is not solely about leadership transitions. → More
Oct 23 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks Leadership Team
“Leadership, like a piece of cloth, is strongest when its different parts are woven closely together, when there is a seat for everybody at the table.” – Trina Jackson, Leadership Team Member → More
Feb 27 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
Interim executive directors (interim EDs for short) are usually thought of as “those folks who hold down the fort” at nonprofits when boards expect a long gap between executives. → More
Feb 26 2014 | By Heather Harker, Director of Programs Third Sector New England
All too often we find ourselves running in a rat race of "making a difference" whether that be saving the rainforests of Borneo or working to end modern day slavery or to end the environmentally injust practices that plague inner city children with... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
On a bitter cold morning in 1981, a priest at the Immaculate Conception Church in Hartford found a homeless man frozen to death near the church steps. Vowing that such a tragedy would never happen again, parish priests opened the basement of the church to... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
What exactly is organizational development consulting? It’s easier to describe OD in action than provide a concise definition. As an OD consultant, I help identify and address the root causes of problems and assist an organization’s leaders, staff, board... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
Denial gets a bad rap. It’s actually a highly functional strategy for dealing effectively with many kinds of challenging professional and personal situations. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Kristen Saulnier
The economic downturn has created a “new normal” for nonprofits: learning to do more with less. Volunteers now play a more vital role than ever. How can you keep volunteers engaged, motivated and working effectively when their motivations for success can be... → More
Feb 13 2014
Client Spotlight: Providence Intown Churches Association → More

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