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Everything Old Is New Again: Building Evaluation Capacity Within Nonprofit Organizations

Everything Old Is New Again: Building Evaluation Capacity Within Nonprofit Organizations

I just recently came across a post that I wrote about a year ago for the American Evaluation Association’s AEA 365 A Tip-A-Day by and for Evaluators blog. If you have any interest in evaluation or measurement-related issues, the Tip-A-Day series is an excellent resource that chock-full

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Set Your Destination for Eval Central

Just this week, I discovered a fantastic new resource for program evaluators, or anyone else who geeks out on real-world research like me.  Eval Central is the place “Where Evaluation Blogs Intersect”, including great contributors such as the American Evaluation Association, EvalThoughts, and Evaluation Unsanctioned, as well

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You Are What You Measure

Here’s an excellent reminder from Harvard Business Review that if you establish a metric for someone – leader or staff – that’s what they will try to optimize.  Are you measuring indicators that drive success, or rather simply measuring what’s easy? Read the full article here: You Are

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Your Staff Is Irrational (and That’s a Good Thing)

Think irrationality is bad? Think again. This article, from BNET, explains how logical thinking has its limits, particularly with respect to staff motivation. Read this to learn more about why we work, as well as developing better strategies to motivate your workforce. Read the full article here: Your

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Must-Read Resources for Nonprofits

Must-Read Resources for Nonprofits

  In this age of increasing technology and access to knowledge, there is a wealth of information and resources that can be found on the web. Whether you’re searching for the answer to a particular question, trying to expand your knowledge base, or just browsing, these are

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Why Friends Matter at Work and in Life (by Peter Bregman)

Peter Bregman’s recent reflections on friendship, in the workplace and beyond, is touching, inspirational, and thought-provoking. Don’t miss it – read the article here!

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