Building an Effective, Manageable, and (most importantly) Ethical Nonprofit Organization

I originally posted this on but I thought any of you curious about how and why I built The Deaf Dream in this way would appreciate the read. This morning a friend asked me for advice on starting a nonprofit. This question has come multiple times each year and I have finally decided it is time to stop writing individual emails and create a single post with what I've learned. That said, I will not pretend to be an expert on nonprofit any way. I had the wonderful blessing to launch The Deaf Dream nonprofit (having no idea what I was doing and receiving a lot of divine help along the way). But in the last decade, I have also been able to work with over 30