TIP SHEET: Five Actions Nonprofits Can Take Now to Enhance, Protect and Defend Their Reputations

Nonprofits want to tell their stories and support their causes. To do this successfully, nonprofits must, among many other things, take care of their reputation. Reputation is building familiarity, establishing trust and fortifying confidence within your nonprofit and within the communities you serve and from whom you receive support. Conversely, nonprofits are sometimes tasked with…

2020: The Year of the Reputation

Hey executives! It’s July 2019. Next year is less than six months away. Your organization is already planning for the year ahead and putting together a 2020 vision (yes, pun intended). QUESTIONS: Is corporate reputation a focus for your organization in 2020? Is what employees, customers, prospective customers, media and social influencers say about you…

How Bob’s Red Mill Has Oregon’s Strongest Reputation

…And the company with the strongest reputation in Oregon is…Bob’s Red Mill! That’s right…Bob’s Red Mill bubbled to the top of the first-ever reputation survey conducted by ReputationUs and DHM Research. So what makes Bob’s Red Mill so positively reputable? We asked Oregonians to compare reputation qualities of several companies that are headquartered in the…

LISTEN UP! How Listening Reveals and Strengthens Reputation

Listening (not talking) to staff, recruits, customers and public leads businesses to problem identification and problem solving—while enhancing reputation The art of listening is a common trait that successful organizations—and the leaders within them—generally recognize as important. Listening is a full-contact sport that requires a great deal of energy—you have to hear, see, comprehend and…

7 Actions to Take in 2019 to Enhance, Protect and Defend Your Valuable Reputation

*Article published on January 4, 2019 in the Credit Union Times. rep·u·ta·tion (n) /ˌrepyəˈtāSH(ə): The beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something. A widespread belief that someone or something has a particular habit or characteristic. Brand (n) /brand/: A type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name. 2019…

Reputation Has A New Home – ReputationUs

We think about reputation a lot.  Not our own, per se, but rather business and nonprofit reputations. How are reputations formed? How long does it take to build a strong reputation? Who (employees, customers, community, media, social influencers) ultimately decides what is the organization’s reputation? When a crisis happens, how does it affect a reputation? ReputationUs…