​Successful Hiring Strategies

Adam Bryant of The New York Times recently addressed a challenge faced by every organization: How does one make the best hiring choices? It is a question he has asked nearly 500 managers – and are the useful strategies he has developed to consider.

​Mistakes Boards Can Make

A good Board of Directors can be a critical asset for a successful nonprofit. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to ensure that the board’s efforts are put to the best use. Simple mistakes can derail a good process. In “8 Mistakes That Even Good Boards Make,” The NonProfit Times provides some important tips for avoiding these missteps.

​How Mergers Can Benefit Nonprofits

The Street declared 2015 “A Year for the Record Books,” because it was the biggest year on record for mergers and acquisitions. Some of the high-profile mergers that year included Pfizer and Allergan, Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, and Heinz and Kraft Foods. While these kinds of mergers and acquisitions are common in the for-profit business world, some analysts think it is time for nonprofits to look at the potential benefits.

​Is Viral Altruism Sustainable?

The Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014 was a juggernaut that many nonprofits watched with envy. In just eight weeks, the ALS Association secured $220 million, thirteen times the amount raised by the organization in the entire year before.

​When Your Body Talks, Listen

Many people can quickly express the ways their body might react to stress. They might be aware of back pain or sore muscles when there is anxiety. But some body reactions could be saying something more dramatic.

Creating a Boardroom with More Diversity

Creating a Boardroom with More Diversity

A recent study by the Alliance for Board Diversity brought some eye-opening statistics about board diversity in Fortune 500 companies.

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Interviewing Part 1 of 3

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Interviewing Part 1 of 3

From CEO Lois L. Lindauer, tips on how to prepare for an interview, along with what questions to ask during your meeting.

20 Questions with… Sam Lundquist, Vice Dean, External Affairs, The Wharton School

20 Questions with…  Sam Lundquist, Vice Dean, External Affairs, The Wharton School

In honor of our 20th Anniversary, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES will be sharing a new interview series, 20 Questions with… throughout the year. Here, Sam Lundquist, Vice Dean, External Affairs, The Wharton School (part of the University of Pennsylvania, or Penn, as it is called), takes us inside one of the leading business schools in the world.