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19 06, 2018

When a Nonprofit Founder Decides Not to Move On

By |June 19th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|0 Comments

Free-Photos / Pixabay Not too long ago, I read on a social networking platform about a nonprofit candidate who would become the executive director of an organization where the founder would remain. I've written about this in the past, but this particular situation grabbed my interest because of what the board allowed to [...]

14 06, 2018

Tips to Leading a Business in Crisis

By |June 14th, 2018|blog, Business, news|0 Comments

geralt / Pixabay As much as you hope crisis doesn't happen to your business, it's something that can happen, and you should be prepared. You never know how or why something occurs and simply having a crisis management plan that you can immediately set into motion will go a long way to easing [...]

12 06, 2018

Mastering the Art of Nonprofit Board Governance

By |June 12th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|0 Comments

089photoshootings / Pixabay Ask many people who work or serve on a nonprofit board and a lot of times you’re going to hear a consistent theme. Often, board members don’t have a thorough understanding about how to adequately serve on a nonprofit board, and unfortunately, many organizations don’t have the resources to hire [...]

7 06, 2018

To Have a Successful Organization, Be Ridiculous

By |June 7th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|0 Comments

RyanMcGuire / Pixabay Recently I had a conversation with Dan Pallotta, who is an entrepreneur, activist, and humanitarian. I love having discussions with global thought leaders. Everyone needs inspiration from time to time, and there's nothing better than getting an injection of energy from a kindred spirit. Following are some of the words [...]

5 06, 2018

How to Get General Donors to Support Your Nonprofit

By |June 5th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How to Get General Donors to Support Your Nonprofit

HeatherPaque / Pixabay Fidelity Charitable published a report, which had some notable findings for nonprofit executives. Some of the results included the following: Two-thirds of donors want to increase their giving to philanthropy. 95 percent of philanthropic supporters would increase their giving under what they consider to be the "right circumstances." What’s keeping [...]

31 05, 2018

The Importance of Displeasing People and Saying No

By |May 31st, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on The Importance of Displeasing People and Saying No

Recently, I was sitting around with my team, and we were talking about the stories of candidates who wanted to work at our social enterprise. We had a terrific chuckle around the table as we told stories about the people who really should know better. Distance is a Problem For instance, I had a person [...]

29 05, 2018

5 Qualities in Selecting a Nonprofit Mentor

By |May 29th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 5 Qualities in Selecting a Nonprofit Mentor

styles66 / Pixabay Were you aware that only 144 nonprofits have grown to budgets exceeding $50 million in revenue since 1970? That's probably surprising for you to learn, but the reality is that all you have to do is think about the nonprofits in your neighborhood. Most of the 1.5 million nonprofits in the [...]

24 05, 2018

How Your Business Can Create an Employee Volunteer Program

By |May 24th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on How Your Business Can Create an Employee Volunteer Program

rawpixel / Pixabay Corporate social responsibility programs are essential to businesses not only from the perspective of their customers but also because of today's workers. Workers are pushing multi-national corporations and smaller mom and pop shops toward CSR. One of the best things you can do for your team is to create an [...]

22 05, 2018

Facebook Favors Local News and It Will Help Your Nonprofit

By |May 22nd, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Facebook Favors Local News and It Will Help Your Nonprofit

geralt / Pixabay This year has not been too kind to Facebook, with the news about Cambridge Analytica and Mark Zuckerberg being asked to testify in front of Congress. Zuckerberg and his team used it as an opportunity to change the Facebook algorithms, again, and this can still bode well for your nonprofit [...]

17 05, 2018

How to Get Your Money Act Together

By |May 17th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on How to Get Your Money Act Together

Stevebidmead / Pixabay "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi   Do you sometimes look at others with money and think they have the Midas touch? Do you sit around wondering why [...]