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Wayne Elsey

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.
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 [...]

1 11, 2018

How to Leverage #GivingTuesday for Your Company Brand

By |November 1st, 2018|blog, Business|Comments Off on How to Leverage #GivingTuesday for Your Company Brand

By now you may have heard about Giving Tuesday, which is on Tuesday, November 27th, and perhaps you've wondered how to get your business involved. It makes good sense to associate your brand to the most prominent social good day of the year because it provides you with a competitive advantage. Savvy business leaders understand [...]

30 10, 2018

How to Capture the Hearts of Your Donors, And Their Wallets

By |October 30th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on How to Capture the Hearts of Your Donors, And Their Wallets

Pexels / Pixabay What’s the one activity you must to do to get a contribution from a donor? You have to capture their heart, then their mind, and then you will get the contribution. As we get into one of the most critical periods of fundraising for the year, your nonprofit team has [...]

25 10, 2018

How to Close Your First Deal in Business

By |October 25th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How to Close Your First Deal in Business

rawpixel / Pixabay Recently a colleague of mine reached out to me to see what he should be doing now that he was in the process of negotiating his first deal. It would be a sweet deal for the company in the six-figure range, so there was a lot of pressure on his [...]

23 10, 2018

How to Get a Donation From the Moment of Lead Generation

By |October 23rd, 2018|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on How to Get a Donation From the Moment of Lead Generation

rawpixel / Pixabay So many nonprofits are treading water. We know this, and if you have been in the philanthropic sector for even a year, you probably know it as well. Organizations spend money and also a lot of time, which by the way is also a valuable currency, promoting digital ads on [...]

18 10, 2018

The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

By |October 18th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

Free-Photos / Pixabay A lot of ink is spent taking time to understand how to bend to the interests, ways of communications and, yes, whims of the bright shiny new generation. We all do it because it's an essential part of business. Millennials, increasingly, represent a large piece of the market share of [...]