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Change is the Only Constant

It’s a hackneyed phrase for sure. But that doesn’t make it wrong.  Here in Ontario, budget cuts, elimination of needed programs and supports in health, the environment, and now arts and culture, are putting added pressure on already pressured non-profit leaders. It’s hard to know which way to turn. Today the Ontario Arts Council announced […]

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Cuts at the Ontario Arts Council

The Ontario Arts Council today announced across the board cuts for operating clients. The OAC’s budget will be reduced to $60 million in 2019.2020 necessitating cost reductions and cost saving measures including: Existing operating clients’ funding baselines will be reduced by 8% Five project grant programs will not accept applications this year National and International […]

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Sharpen Your Saw in 2019

It’s hard to believe that the official beginning of winter and the new calendar year occurred only a few weeks ago! Many people use these milestones to reflect on the past year and plan for the future. As an interim Executive Director, I often find myself coaching staff who are experiencing a leadership transition. I […]

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Interim Leadership: More Gain, Less Pain

A recent assignment as interim executive director for a mid-sized non-profit confirmed my experience that engaging an interim executive director or CEO during times of transition results in a more successful permanent hire and a more productive organization. Finding the right permanent non-profit leader has never been more difficult. The expansion of responsibilities and the […]

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