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Take the next step. Read the guidebook that has everything you need to become a lean, mission-maximizing machine.

Now more than ever, public and social sector organizations are under greater pressure to do more with less. Today’s competitive funding environment is driving the need for innovative approaches that can reduce overhead and increase service to our communities and funders.

In the Guidebook to Becoming a Lean Organization, you’ll discover how lean thinking can help you reduce waste, improve the efficacy of your program delivery, and empower employees through innovation. You’ll also learn to avoid the top reasons that lean initiatives fail.

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Quiz: How lean is your business office?

Does your work environment promote productivity? Do you have access to timely and accurate information? Find out if your finance office is optimized for efficiency, productivity, and mission success.

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Webinar: Becoming a Lean Nonprofit’s Playbook

Join our webinar on May 16 to learn how you can eliminate waste and improve processes by successfully incorporating lean principles into the financial function of your organization.

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Tip Sheet: “Top 10 Tips for Lean Initiative Success”

It’s true that lean principles can lead to many long-term benefits for public and social sector organizations. However, not all lean initiatives go as well as planned. Check out these top 10 tips to learn how you can implement a successful lean initiative that leads to lasting results for your organization.

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