THRUUE POINTS BLOG

Culture Matters More Than You Think

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

Question for you: What is it like to work for your company? Think about it for a moment. Do you feel you can trust your colleagues? Are you supported by your boss? What about cohesion – would you say you’re “all in it together”, and do you collaborate with other employees on projects? Do you […]

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Are you up to date on the latest giving trends?

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

For the nonprofits out there: Are you up to date on the latest giving trends? Doug Donovan shares some advice and relevant examples gleaned from experience with charitable giving in Silicon Valley. Check out his recent Chronicle of Philanthropy article here.

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Managing Noise and Creating Think Time in 2014

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

We convince ourselves that we need to respond instantly to each notification, and that emails require a quick response. 25% of smartphone owners aged 18-44 say they can’t recall the last time their phone wasn’t next to them. To paraphrase the folks at NextWeb, while a smartphone means that people can reach you at almost any time, it […]

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Happy New Year from Thruue

By Daniel Forrester, CEO
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Keep Calm and Reflect

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

What do Thruue and the Queen of England have in common? We both think we should spend more time reflecting. In her Annual Christmas Address, Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated 60 years on the throne this year, called for everyone to spend this time to ponder our lives. “We all need to get the balance […]

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The most wonder-full time of the year

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

The store windows are festive, the music jingles, and all over signs point to the fact that it will soon be Christmas. It’s a magical time for my children. I love seeing their eyes light up as they take in the wonder of this season. But there’s another reason why I love this time of […]

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How often should Boards meet?

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

The Board is an essential part of any organization, responsible for dreaming what’s possible and where to go. Board members must think expansively, continuously re-imagine the organization, think uncommon thoughts, and make critical decisions. But often we don’t create the right environment for Board members to succeed. How can Board members consider bold action and […]

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Penn State's Focus on Culture: Survey Good BUT When Will the Football Program Declare its Purpose

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

In case you missed it, Penn State recently launched a Values and Culture Survey to all faculty, staff, and students. The University hopes to use the results to better understand “the values and experiences of the people who learn and work at Penn State every day”. The end result will be a collection of core […]

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Penn State’s Focus on Culture: Survey Good BUT When Will the Football Program Declare its Purpose

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

In case you missed it, Penn State recently launched a Values and Culture Survey to all faculty, staff, and students. The University hopes to use the results to better understand “the values and experiences of the people who learn and work at Penn State every day”. The end result will be a collection of core […]

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6 Topics Your Board Should Discuss

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

In 2013, thousands of well intentioned not-for-profits will cease to exist. Many will blame lack of funding as the impetus for their demise; yet it is leadership and vision that always precedes an “ask” for funding. For the foreseeable future, boards will continue operating within deeply unsettling macro environments punctuated by donor fatigue and an […]

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