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Finding Direction During Uncertainty: In Praise of the 18-24 Month Plan

August 05, 2020

As a non-profit leader, is it still possible to conduct big-picture planning during periods of uncertainty? What is the best approach? What traps should you watch out for? READ MORE

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VIDEO: Laridae founder Jonathan Bennett joins Stu Harrison on The Think Tank

July 20, 2020

Jonathan Bennett joins Peterborough Chamber President and CEO Stu Harrison to talk about his series Not For Profits - Seven 30-minute Exercises to Kick Start Your Thinking.READ MORE

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Webinar Recap: How Non-Profits can Promote a Healthy Workplace Culture During COVID-19

June 24, 2020

On June 16, 2020, we convened Jonathan Bennett, Founder and Senior Associate at Laridae, and Kalen Ingram, Lawyer at Cunningham Swan Lawyers, to answer your questions about how to promote a health workplace culture during COVID-19.READ MORE

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Podcast: “What changes will the pandemic leave behind for Peterborough’s non-profit organizations?”

June 15, 2020

Jonathan Bennett joined Bill Templeman on his weekly radio show to discuss the impact of this pandemic on Peterborough’s non-profit sector.READ MORE

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We are Trialing a Four-Day Workweek

June 11, 2020

In order to better support our staff, we have decided to try something different by testing the initial assumptions that have informed our internal policies and philosophies. We are trialing a four-day workweek for the next six-months.READ MORE

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Laridae Statement on Anti-Racism

June 08, 2020

Laridae condemns the white supremacy and racism ingrained in our political and cultural systems, which subjects Black people to discrimination and injustice in our communities and country. READ MORE

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Non-Profit Leaders: Seven 30-Minute Exercises to Kick-Start your Thinking

May 25, 2020

For those of you who are struggling to focus and get some organizational thinking started, here are seven 30-minute exercises to try.READ MORE

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Leadership through Uncertainty

April 16, 2020

Leadership through change is challenging. Hard decisions need to be made and there is no easy answer or quick fix. So, how best to think about leadership during these unstable times?READ MORE

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Tension between your Board and Management can Strengthen your Organization

February 25, 2020

How much tension is OK? Won’t tension weaken an otherwise healthy organization? What if others witness such tension—won’t they lose confidence? READ MORE

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Strategic Planning: What’s in Store for Laridae?

January 16, 2020

Laridae is a team of planners. We encourage reflection on process and engagement. Many of you might wonder: do we take our own advice?READ MORE