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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 […]

29 01, 2019

A Significant Change to Not Your Father’s Charity

By |January 29th, 2019|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on A Significant Change to Not Your Father’s Charity

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Changes will be coming to Not Your Father’s Charity, which will enhance the experience and information that people who come to the blog want to see. First, I want to thank everyone who has been following me and reaching out concerning the posts […]

17 01, 2019

3 of the Most Compelling Ways to Build a Business

By |January 17th, 2019|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on 3 of the Most Compelling Ways to Build a Business

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“The stars will never align, and the traffic lights of life will never all be green at the same time. The universe doesn’t conspire against you, but it doesn’t go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never […]

20 12, 2018

Wayne Elsey and the Funds2Orgs Group’s Holiday Message

By |December 20th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Wayne Elsey and the Funds2Orgs Group’s Holiday Message

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I think many of us say it almost every year. It’s unbelievable how fast time flies, and here we are again in the holiday season of another year, which will soon draw to a close.

This year, the team at Funds2Orgs and I […]

18 12, 2018

Why Women Should Be In Leadership Positions

By |December 18th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Why Women Should Be In Leadership Positions

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A few weeks ago, I read an article that was written by Lisa Miller for The Cut. It was titled, “Why We Need Older Women in the Workplace.” In the piece, Miller writes about how she was hired to be an editor […]

6 12, 2018

Potential Is the Missing Link for Hiring

By |December 6th, 2018|blog, news|Comments Off on Potential Is the Missing Link for Hiring

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 […]

1 11, 2018

How to Leverage #GivingTuesday for Your Company Brand

By |November 1st, 2018|blog, Business|Comments Off on How to Leverage #GivingTuesday for Your Company Brand

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

6 09, 2018

5 Simple Steps to Make a Career Change

By |September 6th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on 5 Simple Steps to Make a Career Change

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With a new school year, many people turn to also look for a new career or work opportunity. Is this the year that you finally decide to break with a dead-end job that’s taking you nowhere or a boss who causes your blood […]