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8 11, 2018

How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession

By |November 8th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 10, 2018

It’s Not Too Late for Giving Tuesday Planning

By |October 16th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late for Giving Tuesday Planning

This year Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, November 27th. I'm sure you've got everything together, and you're finalizing your plans for what to do for the most significant fundraising day on the calendar! If you're looking for final ideas about what you should be doing, download the free Funds2Orgs digital resource guide. Don't miss Giving [...]

11 10, 2018

Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

By |October 11th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

jill111 / Pixabay Yesterday I sent a YouTube video to my team that was inspired by the commencement speech of the late David Foster Wallace in 2005 at Kenyon College. If you have less about 10 minutes, I recommend that you watch it, and if you don't possibly have the time to watch [...]

9 10, 2018

A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

By |October 9th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

Would you like to learn how you can strategically raise money and get volunteers from corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs? Would you like to understand what you have to do to attract the highest levels of funding? If that is the case, then I'd like to give you the opportunity to get the information that [...]