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About Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey, CEO, Wayne Elsey Enterprises, Funds2Orgs, str@tegic and 501C3U has successful led organizations in the for-profit, social enterprise and non-profit sectors. In addition to growing his companies, today he is a highly sought after public speaker and authority on topics related to leadership, branding, social activism, motivation, and community engagement. His network appearances include: NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, Today Show, & Fox News.
6 12, 2018

Potential Is the Missing Link for Hiring

By |December 6th, 2018|blog, news|0 Comments

Last week, I wrote about how I do not hire for talent, knowledge or skill. I also explained why a business candidate's potential, supported by motivation, curiosity, and energy, is the primary characteristic that is necessary for a team member to join us. One of the prominent recruitment and talent management leaders in the world, [...]

4 12, 2018

How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires

By |December 4th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|0 Comments

NeuPaddy / Pixabay Through November, as families and friends have gathered around the kick-off for the holiday season, one of the biggest stories has been the devastating fires that have destroyed the lives of so many people. As I write this, over 1,000 people are missing, many of them are senior citizens in [...]

29 11, 2018

The #1 Reason You Should Hire & It’s Not Talent

By |November 29th, 2018|blog, Business|0 Comments

TeroVesalainen / Pixabay Many managers look at hiring through an imperfect lens for the 21st Century. They dutifully review resumes and talk about previous experiences, and then they make decisions based on that information. As a general rule, do not hire for talent, knowledge or skill. The number one reason I hire people [...]

27 11, 2018

How to Maximize the Performance of Your Email Marketing

By |November 27th, 2018|blog, Marketing, news|Comments Off on How to Maximize the Performance of Your Email Marketing

PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Email marketing is likely a significant part of your nonprofit fundraising efforts. Everyone knows that it's essential to look at email performance and make adjustments as needed continually. However, there's a lot you have to think about when developing a successful email marketing program, which needs to be regularly evaluated [...]

22 11, 2018

Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

By |November 22nd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

I hope you're reading this message today as you are about to celebrate a peaceful, joyful and happy Thanksgiving with your friends and family. It's essential for all of us to remember how fortunate we are in this great country. There's no place I'd rather be because if you work hard, are disciplined and consistent, [...]

20 11, 2018

10 Signs You’re a Nonprofit Leader

By |November 20th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 10 Signs You’re a Nonprofit Leader

markusspiske / Pixabay Leaders are made, and they understand that to get their nonprofit teams to follow, they have to be aware of who they are both as people and managers. Becoming a great leader means continually developing your skills and your awareness about who you are and also working to improve those [...]

15 11, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

By |November 15th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

Pexels / Pixabay There’s a lot of negativity in the world, but I also see that there are many people who want to make their part of it a better place. A quote that’s been attributed to Gandhi was that we should each try to be the change. When each one of us [...]

13 11, 2018

#1 Thing to Do To Get Your Nonprofit Board Fundraising

By |November 13th, 2018|Development, news|Comments Off on #1 Thing to Do To Get Your Nonprofit Board Fundraising

kzd / Pixabay Many nonprofit executives and fundraisers want and plead with their board of directors to help them raise money. They might get a couple of people to assist, usually those with business backgrounds, but one of the perennial fundraising challenges is getting all board members to step up to the plate. [...]

8 11, 2018

How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

By |November 8th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

stevepb / Pixabay If you've been keeping up with the business news lately, then you are aware that there's been a lot of discussion about the next recession. Few who experienced the 2008 downturn were left untouched in some way, even if they held onto their jobs. Many people's pensions were wiped out, [...]

6 11, 2018

How to Get Your Board to Support Your Cause

By |November 6th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How to Get Your Board to Support Your Cause

Free-Photos / Pixabay A few years ago, I wrote an article that was titled, 5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts. As we approach Giving Tuesday and the holiday season, this is the time to be focusing on one of the elements I mentioned like a laser. That would be [...]