The 2 Tips Blog

Every month, we bring strong, crafty community programming professionals fun, free tips and materials! We have years of bimonthly blogs on nonprofit capacity building and wellness topics; feel free to explore them all. Contact us to let us know how you use 2 Tips or a topic that you think would benefit the sector.

How are Strategic Plans & Change Management Linked?

How are Strategic Plans & Change Management Linked?

Introduction All strategic planning, at the organizational and program levels, is based on taking new actions or refining past actions in order to advance the mission of the organization/program. This means that change will be required. Change to processes. Change to...

Rolling Out Red Carpets in Your Org

Rolling Out Red Carpets in Your Org

Introduction Day-1 is vital for celebrating new employees and volunteers. This 2 Tips focuses on ways to metaphorically roll out red carpets for new employees and volunteers, why this is important for the organizational culture and climate, and resources to support...

Nonprofit Exits & Starts

Nonprofit Exits & Starts

Introduction There are many reasons that you entered community-based programming as your career path and there are many reasons for leaving your current organization or the sector all together. In this 2 Tips, we supply you with two ways to assess and take wise action...

Cut Drama in Your Org

Cut Drama in Your Org

Introduction Workplace drama is defined as behaviors that detract from a workplace climate and culture that allows for creativity and joy to thrive. In this 2 Tips, we offered two tools for reducing the drama in your organization. These tools are geared towards...

How to Lose Nonprofit Talent

How to Lose Nonprofit Talent

Introduction For nonprofit supervisors who already subscribe to self-development and advancing leadership skills, this 2 Tips is for you. There are many structural and climate-related actions that can be taken to keep talent within your organization. We are focused on...

Educate Institutional Partners

Educate Institutional Partners

Introduction When collaborating with institutional partners such as large entities in the educational, health care, or criminal justice sectors, there are two things that organizational and programmatic leaders can do to cultivate collaborative working relationships....