A Close Look at Nonprofits – The Challenges and Opportunities They Face

Fallston Group | A Close Look at Nonprofits – The Challenges and Opportunities They Face

So many businesses have taken a hard hit over the past few months. Today, I want to talk specifically about a sector that very well may have been hit the hardest – the nonprofit community. Generally speaking, these are the organizations that build and deliver community-centric programs and services, and that leverage philanthropic support and […]

Resources and Reasoning to Guide the Process of Reopening

Fallston Group | Resources and Reasoning to Guide the Process of Reopening

Slowly but surely, businesses are beginning to reopen. Just about everyone is operating with new procedures, guidelines, and pressures. Understandably, business owners are more than eager to get the ball rolling; to open their doors, re-engage with customers and clients, and gradually recover from the impact of COVID-19 on their livelihoods. Candidly, their future depends […]

The Power of Storytelling

Fallston Group | The Power of Storytelling

Anyone who knows me well has probably heard me say this, more than once: “If you don’t tell your story, someone else will. And, when someone else tells your story, it certainly won’t be the story you want told.” More times than not, when others bring your story to the surface, it’s not told the […]

Be Mindful of Rumors and Misinformation During Times of Crisis

Fallston Group | Be Mindful of Rumors and Misinformation During Times of Crisis

New information about COVID-19 is literally dispersed around the clock, filling our newsfeeds with facts and stats, opinions, recaps and projections, photos and graphics, and even a few memes to ground us and give us a laugh here and there. As expected, there is a lot of misinformation floating around out there, too; rumors and […]

Understanding New Norms as We Re-Open

Fallston Group | Understanding New Norms as We Re-Open

For the past few months, “when will things go back to normal” has been the number one, most top-of-mind question, for just about every person I know. A long line of considerations come into play regarding when we will re-open our businesses, our community, our states, and our world. That’s where the work of our […]

Press the Pause Button, Now

Fallston Group | Press the Pause Button, Now

The impact of COVID-19 on businesses of all sizes is substantial. It’s safe to say that no one is operating on May 1, 2020 the same way they were operating just four months ago. Some have closed-up shop, temporarily. Others are still operational but in a slightly or significant downsized capacity. And then there are […]

Ready, Set, Reposition

Fallston Group | Ready, Set, Reposition

Conversations are starting to take place about how we begin to slowly and gradually re-open America, the State of Maryland, and the communities that we live in and call our own. As expected, the court of public opinion on this decision is all over the board, with some feeling like it’s simply too early to […]

Crisis Calls for Taking Care of You, Too

Fallston Group | Crisis Calls for Taking Care of You, Too

Well-respected and well-liked leaders tend to be those who put the needs of others ahead of their own. They are the leaders who shine exceptionally brightly during times of crisis. They take extra steps, every day, to make sure their people have what they need. They answer questions openly and honestly, provide direction, and offer […]

Getting Command of the Facts During Criss

Fallston Group | Getting Command of the Facts During Crisis

By Rob Weinhold, Fallston Group Chief Executive You may have heard me say in the course of our discussions on past occasions: during times of crisis, we must first get command of the facts. In my opinion, that statement rings especially true right now. It’s safe to say we are all in “information overload mode,” […]

Getting Into the Growth Zone During COVID-19

Fallston Group | Getting Into the Growth Zone during COVID-19

We came across this graphic (original source unknown) and think it delivers an important message for people who are living through COVID-19. Yes, this absolutely is a time of great uncertainty. But we all have choices when it comes to perspective and the action we take day-in and day-out, as we muddle through these truly […]