Tag Archives: SWOT

Do you know who your volunteer group promoters are?


  Pretty girl promoting lap top on the beach Do you know who in your group or associated with your group is a honest to goodness promoter of your charity along with your group? How about your detractors? Are passives easy to identify? This concept is very well presented in the business book by authors […]

Do you judge a book (person) by the cover?

Judging a book by its cover

  When we see a book or even a person, we automatically evaluate many things from what data we have, mostly visual. This is natural and fine. But the cover can be a poor representation of the person or the book, depending on many factors. The empowered volunteer must always approach someone who could be […]

Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT)

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For the purposes of the Empowered Volunteer, SWOT analysis is NOT going to require someone with an MBA or other high level training. Good people who want to improve their group are all that are needed for success. From Wikipedia we can get an idea of what SWOT is: SWOT analysis (alternatively SWOT Matrix) is a structured planning method […]

Ten steps to Empowered Volunteering success in rebuilding America

Ben Franklin was the ultimate networking man in his time.

  Rebuilding America’s volunteer groups can easily start with these ten steps to success in rebuilding America. One of America’s Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin decided he wanted to be more socially visible when he was young, while pursuing success. This was for reasons pertaining to his business where he wanted more printing work as well […]

SWOT analysis, how to do one

SWOT Analysis

This procedure is tailored for volunteer groups in general. In business SWOT’s the data collected is also often filtered through a Mckinsey 7-S framework model for further refinement and attempts to predict the total picture of the business. The McKinsey 7-S is for soft skills evaluation of management and would be practical for a well […]