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Lowcountry: Vision without Hallucination

There is a difference between vision and hallucination. Many groups talk about vision and consider what they’d like to influence in the future. But few groups really make their vision the centerpiece of their work today. Authentic Conversations Perhaps you need to...

New name, offices and website – oh my!

Decisions Decisions is now Solid Ground Consulting Solid Ground Consulting has been the name we’ve long used for our national conservation team and land trust practice area. We've always received great response to it. As we started to rethink our firm's identity, it...

Solid Ground team active at Rally 2012

Big topics: easement revitalization and mergers Solid Ground team members are presenting several interactive sessions at Rally 2012, the National Land Conservation Conference in Salt Lake City Sept. 29-Oct. 2. Attendees will learn the latest on how to deal with...

Strategies for easement revitalization

'Easement Revitalization Guidebook' now available With the sponsorship of the Open Space Institute, Solid Ground Consulting has researched, developed and tested strategies and tools that land trusts can use to “revitalize” their easements and make them suitable for...

Shine A Light: transforming the lives of street kids

Brazil-based nonprofit turns to Decisions Decisions D2 helped Brazil-based, Shine A Light, evaluate their work teaching digital media to marginalized children.  When the leaders of the nonprofit Shine A Light wanted to evaluate their work over the past 10 years,...

The Retirement Bomb

How to plan for the exodus The Retirement Boom. The impact of an aging workforce is being felt throughout the country in all sectors. The exodus of the baby boomer generation from the nonprofit sector will have a dramatic impact on many organizations at both the board...

Building board leadership

A special presentation by Marc Smiley Building Board Leadership: A Special Presentation by Marc Smiley. What happens when two great organizations like Decisions Decisions and the Nonprofit Association of Oregon (formerly TACS) collaborate? A whole lot actually....

Land Trust Alliance’s 2010 Rally

Fun and inspiration in Connecticut Land Trust Alliance's 2010 Rally in Connecticut. Energizing, exciting, inspirational, and a whole lot of fun! That is how Solid Ground team members Allison Handler, Jim Morris and Marc Smiley described their experience at Rally 2010...

Adding value through vacation

The pursuit of balance and fun Most of our time here at D2 is spent working hard for our clients by acting with intention, responding to requests with authenticity, producing quality work, making sure we speak with integrity, and taking any and every given opportunity...

July: A sunny outlook at D2

Exciting new projects ahead Despite the unpredictable and not-so-sunny weather, July has been an exciting month here at Decisions Decisions. We are happy to end this month by sharing a couple of great new projects that have recently come our way. Here is a quick...

Moving to ‘The Cloud’

A bigger server to serve better Decisions Decisions is moving to “The Cloud”! No, we are not literally moving to the puffy white things in the sky but we certainly are electronically. After only two years we have already outgrown our network server and on July 16 will...

Playing for The Pangaea Project

21 students look to life-changing journey On Saturday June 26, Decisions Decisions’ Allison Handler and her duet partner, Mary Rondthaler, performed at a benefit concert for The Pangaea Project, held at Mississippi Pizza. The intimate setting provided the perfect...