Pachyderms In Enclosed Spaces

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One of the latest contributions to Thomas Cott’s always sharp You’ve Cott Mail newsletter features a trio of posts examining the value of addressing pachyderms in enclosed spaces. There’s a particularly intriguing contribution from Rebecca Atkinson-Lord via The Guardian’s [UK] Theatre Blog where the author considers the positive potential of increased transparency and a culture that doesn’t punish those for exposing unhealthy practices. Granted, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 contains whistleblower protections …

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Only 12.5 Percent?

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The 4/24/15 edition of The Nonprofit Times published an article (h/t Thomas Cott) that reports on a 2015 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study that determined approximately one out of eight email messages from nonprofits are not successfully delivered to an inbox. My immediate thought was “that figure seems low.” I can’t count the number of times in the course of consulting projects where I’ve come across performing arts nonprofits that haven’t conducted …

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