Insights

  • Posted on July 13, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    There are no words . . .

    that can adequately express our sorrow and concern six days after the horrific tragedy where 7 people were killed in the Grand Rapids community at the hand of a very troubled person. I cannot simply [...]
  • Posted on June 17, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    #grcollegebound

    For those who follow Twitter you know that the hash tag connected to a phrase or word is an identifier for collecting like "tweets" for a particular topic. For those who haven't experienced Twitter, well [...]
  • Posted on April 29, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    Standing Tall Against Racism!

    Today our staff is standing tall against racism. Joining forces with the local and national YWCA and many others, we are making this day an important day for all of us to take a [...]
  • Posted on April 07, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    Have I got a question for you!

    At a recent board meeting a trustee asked me a question that has had me intrigued since then. We were presenting key aspects of our impact measurement system called Novah to demonstrate its ability to [...]
  • Posted on March 06, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    Is inclusion dangerous?

    Got your attention right? This is a tough topic and some think that talking about inclusion and diversity is dangerous territory. I am convinced that moving this community from great to even greater rests [...]
  • Posted on March 06, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    The Sizzle of Stability

    A former staff member was opposed to any reference in our printed materials about our staff. She thought it would draw too much attention away from our message and give a negative impression if the [...]
  • Posted on February 15, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    Impact, grants and the future!

    The Philanthropy Roundtable recently asked philanthropic leaders from around the country two questions: "What is the single most daring, audacious and successful grant of the past 100 years?" and "What grant will people be talking [...]