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24 04, 2018

A Donation Request You Should Not Do

By |April 24th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on A Donation Request You Should Not Do

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Not too long ago I was having a conversation with a seasoned fundraiser. This person works with a large organization as a consultant. He told me that a billionaire had sent $1,000 to the nonprofit and that the CEO quickly sent out a […]

5 04, 2018

Emerging Technology Is Changing How You Can Do Business

By |April 5th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Emerging Technology Is Changing How You Can Do Business

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I love technology, and we’re fortunate to be living at a time when most of us are experiencing the great evolution of technology. For instance, we have cars that are out on our streets driving themselves. We have incredible advances in medicine and […]

27 03, 2018

Are You Missing Out on Facebook’s Charitable Giving Tools?

By |March 27th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Are You Missing Out on Facebook’s Charitable Giving Tools?

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Recently, I came across an interview with David Fischer from Facebook about purpose-driven marketing. Social good is no longer a topic for discussions by some thought-leading companies. Businesses understand that getting involved in making a social impact makes a difference not only […]

6 03, 2018

How to Increase Your Time Management Skills

By |March 6th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on How to Increase Your Time Management Skills

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I was recently asked how in the world I manage to do everything I have to do on any given day. I have multiple companies, at least seven independent brands, and of course, personal responsibilities and commitments to my family and friends. I’ve […]

21 12, 2017

Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 2

By |December 21st, 2017|blog, Development|Comments Off on Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 2

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On Tuesday, I wrote part one of my annual list of nonprofit organizations to support during the holiday season (or all year-round). Today, I have seven more charities for you to consider helping with a donation or signing up to become a […]

19 12, 2017

Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 1

By |December 19th, 2017|blog, Development|Comments Off on Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 1

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I hope in the midst of your holiday shopping, you’ll find the time to donate or somehow support your favorite cause. There’s no better time than the holiday season to think about the people across our great country, or even around the world, […]

5 12, 2017

10 Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Continue to Send out Letters in the Mail

By |December 5th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on 10 Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Continue to Send out Letters in the Mail

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A couple of days ago a member of my team was talking about several fundraising ideas one of our partners was putting together, and one of their efforts included placing letters in the mail.

Candidly, I was a bit surprised because so […]

31 10, 2017

Female Mega-Donors Are Changing Nonprofits and Philanthropy

By |October 31st, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Female Mega-Donors Are Changing Nonprofits and Philanthropy

One of the most welcome developments in the evolution of philanthropy are the voices and leadership of women who continue to enter into the boardrooms of nonprofits and serve their communities as leading philanthropists in their own right. The reality is that in 2017, there have been […]

26 10, 2017

Who Is Today’s Nonprofit Donor?

By |October 26th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Who Is Today’s Nonprofit Donor?

Not too long ago I was on the telephone speaking to a nonprofit CEO. She had called me to catch up and also to tell me that she was looking to do a wealth screening of her donors. She was asking me what I thought about it. […]

17 10, 2017

How YOUR Nonprofit Can Master Visual Storytelling

By |October 17th, 2017|blog, Development, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on How YOUR Nonprofit Can Master Visual Storytelling

According to ISPO News, we make approximately 10,000 decisions a day, and “products that evoke emotions always win.” Humans base 90 percent of their decisions on emotion, which when you think about it is an astounding statistic. Nonprofits have a distinct advantage over for-profit businesses in offering […]