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Continued Growth at Next Stage, Meet Janet Ervin

Continued Growth at Next Stage, Meet Janet Ervin

by Josh Jacobson We are thrilled to announce that Janet Ervin has joined Next Stage as Consultant. Janet brings a depth of experience in strategic positioning, brand development and communications to her role as a Consultant at Next Stage. Prior to joining our team,...
Next Stage’s Values and Guiding Principles

Next Stage’s Values and Guiding Principles

by Josh Jacobson Of late we have been talking about the importance of values and guiding principles to informing the culture and brand of a nonprofit organization. We think it is really important and an under-examined element of the nonprofit business model. But what...
The Values Retreat: A Love Letter

The Values Retreat: A Love Letter

by Josh Jacobson This past Monday, I had the opportunity to engage in one of my favorite activities: facilitating a values retreat. Of all the ways in which Next Stage engages in facilitation, none is more spirit-lifting than bringing together the board, staff and key...