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Celebrating 2 Years!
Reflections and highlights from the first two years of Concentric Strategy.
CASE STUDY: Philanthropy Network
We helped tell the stories of grantees involved in pandemic relief across the Philadelphia region.
CASE STUDY: Philadelphia Robotics Coalition
We've helped this start-up organization grow and sustain itself through strategic planning, grantwriting, and an executive hiring process.
CASE STUDY: Need in Deed
We led a process to refresh key messaging for educational organization Need in Deed.
CASE STUDY: Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaborative
We worked with GPEC on coalition-building, ecosystem-wide problem-solving, and strategic direction.
Dec 7, 2021
Podcast: So, where do we go from here?
Podcast hosted by Melinda Steffy & Youngmoo Kim. Philadelphia's creative community talks about resetting as we emerge from the pandemic.
May 28, 2021
Workday Pause: UNWIND
45-minute session uses guided meditation & simple drawing exercises to help you move from frantic activity to deliberate calm.
May 8, 2021
Principles of Emergent Strategy
I come back to adrienne maree brown's list of core principles so often I'm surprised my copy of "Emergent Strategy" still closes at all....
Mar 12, 2021
Board & Staff Retreats
Here at Concentric Strategy, we believe that work happens best — and the best work happens — when there are opportunities to pause, step...
Mar 8, 2021
"Brutally Honest" Grantmaking
Nonprofit AF’s ongoing “…if Nonprofits Were Brutally Honest with Funders” series makes me laugh and cringe in equal measures. The latest...
Mar 1, 2021
Workday Pause: EMBRACING FLUIDITY
Embracing Fluidity in the Midst of Constant Change Marking a year of disruption with art-based healing work. WHEN: Friday, March 12,...
Nov 18, 2020
Universal Design as Expansive Empathy
If you spend any amount of time with me talking about project planning or design thinking, you will inevitably hear me talk about...
Oct 7, 2020
Rolling a Boulder
When launching a new project or initiative, I often think about it as a giant boulder sitting in a field. The goal is to roll the...
Feb 10, 2020
Horticultural vs. Mechanical
Ecosystem-thinking is one of Concentric's central frameworks. Every organization has mechanical systems. Your CRM database. Your...