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Feeling frustrated by the same issues affecting your nonprofit time and again- staff turnover, board challenges, funding shortfalls?

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Recent Blog Posts

Don’t shy away from difficult people

Posted on January 11, 2020

“Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” – The Little Prince. Many people believe the late Stephen Covey made famous the phrase “iron sharpens iron”. However like many of his other leadership catch phrases, this was lifted directly from Gods word in the… Read more »

Camp CEO

Posted on July 4, 2018

Sondra Lintelmann-Dellaripa, President of Harvest Development Group, was honored to take part in Camp CEO hosted by the Girl Scouts of Connecticut on June 28-30, 2018. The camp included 17 girls aged 7-14 as well as 12 successful businesswomen. Over the span of three days, the members of Camp CEO participated in activities where they… Read more »

Compete for your impact not for your event.

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For those nonprofits which rely heavily on event revenue to make their bottom line, the news out of the nonprofit ecosystem regarding the plateau, stagnation, and downturn of revenue derived from walks, runs, rides, and other type events, is startling and of great concern. In an article this week from Denver, ( evidence shows that… Read more »