Does a #nonprofit organization having a single organizational value make you question its commitment to the work? Do more values = more commitment?
Today’s Fast Build topic is how having too many organizational values can jeopardize your infrastructure.
When an organization has a long list of organizational values listed on its website or in its communication materials, it’s a signal to us that the leadership and team within that organization likely struggle with understanding and articulating what their organizational values are.
We have to stop conflating an increase in the number of organizational values with creating an organization that follows those values. Focusing on identifying core values that resonate with the work and your approach, not more values, is critical to building a strong infrastructure and a sustainable organization.
You can watch Episode 47 below.