Entries by Lance Leasure

Sum Your Butts to Save Your Fundraising

A few months ago I shared the story of how Ashley and I once failed so miserably at making butternut squash soup that we didn’t try again for over 10 years! To make a long story short, we both have an aversion to the flavor of ginger. Yet somehow, we failed to realize that the […]

How to Stop Wasting Time in Meetings

I recently boasted about a client who has learned to forecast and achieve more goals, and to do so in a refreshing state of calm confidence. I claimed that a weekly meeting was partially responsible. How can this be? After all, meetings are the scourge of professional existence, right? Especially recurring meetings. Like most people, […]

How One Nonprofit Does More of What Works and Less of What Doesn’t

“Not it!” The refrain echoed playfully through the room in response to Louise’s question, “Who wants to kick us off and lead the meeting this week?” After a few chuckles, Katie offered to lead the discussion and Bre agreed to record any new updates that would be discussed. Louise is the director of external relations […]