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12 05, 2020

Give Hope Meaning in Your Life

By |May 12th, 2020|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Give Hope Meaning in Your Life

give hope meaningIn the past few weeks, I’ve been working with my team to move forward with our primary fundraising social enterprise, but also with the other brands.  Sure, these are uncertain times, but candidly, when is life certain? I have instructed my team that I […]

14 04, 2020

How To Recruit Volunteers for Your Nonprofit

By |April 14th, 2020|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on How To Recruit Volunteers for Your Nonprofit

volunteer recruitmentNow, more than ever, your nonprofit needs to stay connected with its donors and volunteers. Even when things get back to some reasonable normality this year, experts tell us our current crisis will last through the end of the year. So, it’s vital to get your […]

10 03, 2020

Nonprofit Challenges: 2 Failures You Can’t Do

By |March 10th, 2020|blog, Business, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Nonprofit Challenges: 2 Failures You Can’t Do

Having a successful nonprofit organization is getting tougher, and at the same time, easier. What do I mean by that? Remarkably, nonprofit challenges remain and seem to get harder for many groups. And that’s especially true of the smaller ones. On the flip side, we have technology […]

14 01, 2020

Being Barefoot Should Only be a Choice

By |January 14th, 2020|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on Being Barefoot Should Only be a Choice

being barefootDid you know that more than 300 million people around the world are living without shoes? We are fortunate in this nation to have as much as we do. Of course, I say this fully understanding that in our wealthy country, millions will sleep […]

10 12, 2019

2020 Future: Your 10 Secrets to Success

By |December 10th, 2019|blog, Marketing, news|Comments Off on 2020 Future: Your 10 Secrets to Success

2020 futureWhat’s your definition of success? Money? A great job? A good marriage? Serenity? The reality is that success can mean different things to different people. But for many, the word is associated with money and keeping up with everyone else. However, success is also found in […]

12 11, 2019

How Can I Save the Planet?

By |November 12th, 2019|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How Can I Save the Planet?

how can I save the planetOne of the things that have been on the minds of millions of people this year is the question, how can I save the planet? Let’s take a look at some of the recent realities concerning the environment.

  • California experienced yet another year […]
15 10, 2019

After the Social Good Summit (#2030Now)

By |October 15th, 2019|blog, Business, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on After the Social Good Summit (#2030Now)

social good summitRecently, members of my team attended the Social Good Summit sponsored by Mashable in person and virtually. This year, the conference celebrated its 10th anniversary. The United Nations Foundation, Mashable, the 92nd Street Y, and the United Nations Development Programme created the summit. The […]

2 10, 2019

Leadership & Hostage Negotiators: A Short Tale

By |October 2nd, 2019|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Leadership & Hostage Negotiators: A Short Tale

leadershipLeadership is something that entrepreneurs and managers have to develop continually. Perhaps some people are born with qualities that can make them natural influencers. But, most people have to build leadership skills […]

27 08, 2019

Onboard Your Nonprofit Team With Ease

By |August 27th, 2019|blog, Business, Development, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Onboard Your Nonprofit Team With Ease

onboardWhen you get new team members to your nonprofit, it’s essential to remember that you want to onboard them well. Think about it. Many times, new people are nervous about their first day at work. And, no matter what, your organization already has a culture. One of […]

13 08, 2019

Donor-Advised Funds: What to Know

By |August 13th, 2019|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Donor-Advised Funds: What to Know

donor-advised fundsAs a nonprofit leader, you know you should get gifts through donor-advised funds. But, where do you begin to make sure you’re not missing a significant source of revenue?

What is a donor-advised fund?

Let’s begin with the basics. A donor-advised fund is a vehicle where an individual can […]