Once in a while a really great book comes along; one with ideas that can truly transform industries, change people’s hearts, or provide tools that can help lift an already successful nonprofit organization into significance.
We have a few favorite authors. Some are personal friends, others are colleagues we’ve met once or twice; most we don’t know at all, except for their work and reputations.
However, we consider each our teacher.
Following are our favorites in no particular order. These are the books we return to over and over again — the ones that have helped shape our work, our nonprofit consulting and the advice we offer our clients. We hope you’ll find them useful, too.
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Managing Transitions, 25th anniversary edition: Making the Most of Change
by William Bridges, Susan Bridges
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business
by Patrick Lencioni
The Primes: How Any Group Can Solve Any Problem
by Chris McGoff
by Penelope Burk
by Penelope Burk
Budgeting Your Way to Financial Stability
by Debra Ruegg, Terry Fraser, Anne Howden, Susan Kenny Stevens
Raising More Money: The Point of Entry Handbook- Second edition
by Terry Axelrod
Cash Flow Strategies: Innovation in Nonprofit Financial Management
by Richard S. Linzer, Anna O. Linzer
Govern More, Manage Less: Harnessing the Power of Your Nonprofit Board, 2nd Edition
by Cathy A. Trower, Ph.D.
Nonprofit Lifecycles: Stage-Based Wisdom for Nonprofit Capacity
by Susan Kenny Stevens, Ph.D.
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
by David Allen
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
by Atul Gawande
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
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