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6 12, 2018

Potential Is the Missing Link for Hiring

By |December 6th, 2018|blog, news|0 Comments

Last week, I wrote about how I do not hire for talent, knowledge or skill. I also explained why a business candidate's potential, supported by motivation, curiosity, and energy, is the primary characteristic that is necessary for a team member to join us. One of the prominent recruitment and talent management leaders in the world, [...]

27 11, 2018

How to Maximize the Performance of Your Email Marketing

By |November 27th, 2018|blog, Marketing, news|Comments Off on How to Maximize the Performance of Your Email Marketing

PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Email marketing is likely a significant part of your nonprofit fundraising efforts. Everyone knows that it's essential to look at email performance and make adjustments as needed continually. However, there's a lot you have to think about when developing a successful email marketing program, which needs to be regularly evaluated [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

4 10, 2018

Amazon Isn’t Killing Your Business, You Are

By |October 4th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Amazon Isn’t Killing Your Business, You Are

PatternPictures / Pixabay A few days ago, I went to the store to pick up a few items after work, which was the peak time in retail. When I went to pay, I looked at two registers with cashiers and very long lines. I then chose to contend with self-service, and when I [...]

25 09, 2018

Nonprofit Pro’s Peer to Peer Conference

By |September 25th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Nonprofit Pro’s Peer to Peer Conference

One of the leading nonprofit resources is Nonprofit Pro. One of the reasons my team and I like them so much is because they provide organizations real, relevant and engaging information that is essential for the current fundraising environment. In other words, they're not providing the same, old and tired solutions for nonprofit challenges. Between [...]