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Like many founders of non-profits I had great aspirations and motivation — but lacked experience in organizing a board and articulating our mission. Mr. DiStasi’s  concise and well written book provides direction and applicable exercises that assist in maximizing board knowledge and inspires forward thinking. Moreover, it forces directors to refocus their objectives and organizational vision. Non-profits that follow the processes illustrated in this book will find the content transformational.

Stephen J Smith
Co Founder
The Grace Foundation

The workbook From Survive to Thrive and the video case studies are a great back-to-the-basics review for us. They are very helpful, sometimes challenging and are proving to be an important part of our process of succession planning. This program has been enlightening in our review of what we are doing and what we need to be doing to help the future Director to be successful with the transition into the new position.

Bryan Eubanks
Deaf Institute

As co-founder of an academic institution, and currently a board member of several nonprofits, I have witnessed the favorable impact of organizations who clearly have their house in order. The book, From Survive to Thrive, and its online video case studies, provide nonprofit leaders with practical and tangible strategies and methodologies that will transform their nonprofits into tremendously beneficial resources for those they serve.

I believe From Survive to Thrive is such a powerful tool for the success of a nonprofit, I’ve given copies of the book to other nonprofit leaders.

The strategy, processes, research and resolutions found in From Survive to Thrive, along with the discipline of implementation, will bring in the harvest for any nonprofit.

Ron Beshear
Managing Partner
Retired  Northwestern Mutual

From Survive to Thrive is an easy read, it’s to the point with many very helpful tips! This is a book that I will use and be able to refer back to it for many different things. It really is amazing!

Nancy Hollenkamp
Aubrey Rose Foundation