Managing a baseball team has a lot more in common with managing an organization than you might think. We fondly recall Gene Mauch, a manager known for two things: introduction of enduring innovations into his profession, and season-ruining catastrophes on the field . Brilliant tactics aren't always enough, and we can learn from summers past, good and bad.
Many great nonprofits work their magic largely behind the scenes. Farmers markets offer an excellent example of nonprofit enterprises at work, and the state of Washington has two of the best in the business: the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance, and Washington State Farmers Market Association. Both of these PIMG clients are efficient, effective, and striving for bigger things in the future.