Lessons from the Road

Lessons from the Road

Last month and for the third year in a row, I completed a series of 10 business trips in 10 weeks (#10TripsIn10Weeks). It’s a period I fondly refer to as “conference season.” While waiting in security lines and spending four hours squeezed into an aircraft seat...
Be Bold… Lessons for Volunteer Engagement Professionals

Be Bold… Lessons for Volunteer Engagement Professionals

by Beth Steinhorn, President, VQ Volunteer Strategies This morning, after nine months of research, design, and preparation, I excitedly sat in the launch of a three-day training for engagement specialists of the American Red Cross – all designed around the theme of...
Reinvent the Wheel or Develop Something New?

Reinvent the Wheel or Develop Something New?

To Reinvent the Wheel – or to Develop Something Totally New? That is the question. These days, when someone asks a question about a best practice or tool, all it usually takes to find the answer is a quick online search… or, perhaps, a phone call to colleagues. But...