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Assessing Your Organization for Success
Episode 2623rd March 2022 • IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast • Soukup Strategic Solutions
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Have you ever wondered how your nonprofit organization is doing? How do you evaluate your organization? What things will an organization assessment look at? This episode answers these questions and more. Kick the tires and check under the hood of your nonprofit with award-winning educator and a Professor Emeritus of Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri, Dr. David Renz.

In this episode you'll discover:

What is an organizational assessment? 02:00

Different assessments that can be useful to your organization 03:20

A common issue nonprofits have with assessments 05:00

How often should you do these assessments? 06:35

The real value of an assessment 07:40

Avoid Judgement calls 08:40

Is there a chance of bias in a self assessment? 10:45

*Story* A time where an assessment made real world impact for a nonprofit. 13:54

Is hiring a 3rd party assessment a good option? 15:27

Advice for a nonprofit who's never done an assessment 18:09

This episode's Coaches Corner answers the listener's question in "Currently naming is being used as a donor thank you instead of a true naming opportunity. They need a strategy rather than a thank you. What can we do?' with Dr. Lou TrainaImpact Coach and consultant for nonprofit organizations at Soukup Strategic Solutions

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This podcast comes to you from IMPACTability® powered by Soukup Strategic Solutions.

IMPACTability® is an online coaching program that helps nonprofit leaders maximize their impact. With Impact Coaches, nonprofit leaders can achieve career goals and have a greater impact on the world around them. Impact Coaches will help you address real-world challenges that you experience in your own nonprofit. By focusing on your strengths as a leader, Impact Coaches can help you apply your knowledge and skills to have a greater impact.

Nonprofit Coaching: (Learn more about IMPACTability® and how to work with a nonprofit coach).

Soukup Strategic Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2012 by the company’s president, Sheryl Soukup, to provide nonprofit organizations with expertise in fundraising and nonprofit management. The company offers consulting, coaching, and full-service grant writing, marketing, donor database management, strategic planning, and much more.

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