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7/23/13

A Lesson from Social Entrepreneurs – Think Customers and Markets

Earlier blogs have noted a shift among nonprofits – we are embracing the language and practices of entrepreneurs.   Whether an outgrowth of boldness – or the necessity brought on by the recession – we are looking for new ways to serve and earn revenues – and for new revenue streams. Recently I had the opportunity […]

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5/21/13

Pete and Repeat and Me

Pete and Prepeat sat on a fence.  Pete fell off and who was left?   Repeat. I don’t know about you but I always found that saying annoyed me more that it inspired me.  I got a fresh take on the power of repeat just last week during a gathering of the Consultants Leadership Forum sponsored […]

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5/9/13

Meet Glenn, a testament to Bill Daniels’ legacy

Bill Daniels had an insatiable hunger for knowledge. Although he only received a 2 year degree at a junior college, his hunger for knowledge and strong work ethic paved the way to an extremely successful business career as a pioneer in the cable television industry. In 2012, Corona Insights had the pleasure of conducting stakeholder […]

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4/16/13

Is your nonprofit making data-driven decisions?

“Big data” is a phrase that’s being thrown around a lot in the business world. The concept is simple: There is more data about customers, sales, social media, shopping habits, etc., available now than ever before, and analyzing that information can lead to incredible insights. For big corporations, the amount of data is too immense […]

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4/9/13

Strategy paying off

In January, our friends at the Center for Women’s Health Research (CWHR) announced the creation of the Judith and Joseph Wagner Endowed Chair in Women’s Health Research. The founder and director of CWHR, Judith Regensteiner, PHD, will hold the prestigious chair. She is a nationally recognized researcher and advocate in women’s health. Regensteiner has  published […]

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3/20/13

Your organization’s magic eight ball

This blog was originally posted via InspireDenver, a publication of the Young Nonprofit Professional Network – Denver. It can be equally difficult to define the concept of “strategy” as it is to articulate it for your organization. Strategy, by nature, is abstract, complex and evolving. We recognize the term from all sorts of venues – chessboards, the […]

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3/15/13

Excited about Denver’s art

Earlier this week Corona Insights attended the CBCA’s 26th annual Business for the Arts Awards Luncheon. The event was filled with beautiful performances, great food, and incredible examples of work being done in Denver at the intersection of business and arts. Corona Insights would like to congratulate and commend all of the nominees and winners on […]

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3/14/13

The Resource Exchange Introduces a New Service

Congratulations to our friends at The Resource Exchange on unrolling their newest service, New Heights Behavioral Health. We began working with TRE in 2005, and have continued our partnership with them since. Most recently, in late Spring 2012, Corona facilitated TRE’s strategic planning process where the kernel of an idea that has developed into New […]

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3/6/13

An interview with 9News “Leader of the Year” Christine Marquez-Hudson

In 2008, when Christine Marquez-Hudson joined Mi Casa, we had the honor of working with her on efforts to reinvigorate the programs, partnerships, and positive community impact of the organization. On January 17th, 9News named Christine Marquez-Hudson “Leader of the Year”. When the news of this tremendous honor reached Corona Insights, our team was overjoyed […]

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3/4/13

Living the brand means rethinking the business model

Co-creation of brand A brand is much more than a logo, tagline or key message. It is an authentic expression of a nonprofit’s promise to the world. Branding experts agree our organizations alone don’t control our brands. Brands are co-created with our stakeholders–-our audiences, volunteers, board members, funders, partners and service recipients. One’s perception of the American Red Cross, […]

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