Monthly Archives: April 2011

Greg Mortenson’s missteps—what your organization can learn

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In the last week or so, a firestorm has been brewing over the validity of some of the stories in Greg Mortenson’s books, Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools, and the financial practices … Continue reading

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Recruiting a dream board member: Thoughts from JVA’s Executive Director Academy Panel

The Genius Panel from JVA Consulting’s Executive Director Academy share their thoughts on how to recruit the type of board members that your nonprofit organization needs. Continue reading

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How the Flobots empower youth and create social change through music

By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting At a recent community meeting for Colorado Youth At Risk’s mentoring program at Aurora Central High School, we were privileged to have Jamie Laurie (a.k.a. Jonny 5) of the Flobots as a guest facilitator. In … Continue reading

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