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10 01, 2019

Forget the Big Goals, Set Monthly Results

By |January 10th, 2019|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Forget the Big Goals, Set Monthly Results

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Here we are at the start of a new year in January, and you’ve been assessing your personal goals for a few weeks. By now, many people understand that the goals that they set less than two weeks ago will probably fall away […]

23 01, 2018

Setting A Goal Is Not Enough to Achieve It: Here’s What You Need

By |January 23rd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Setting A Goal Is Not Enough to Achieve It: Here’s What You Need

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If you surf the net on any given day, you’re always going to find articles about goal setting.

Why?

Because it’s important. Goal setting helps you set the stage for what needs to get done regarding your life, career or business goals. However, so many […]

17 08, 2017

What Are You Doing with Your One and Precious Life?

By |August 17th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on What Are You Doing with Your One and Precious Life?

As another summer will soon be drawing to a close, and as we get ready for a busy time of year, I’m grateful. I came across an old poem the other day called “The Summer Day” by Mary Oliver, and I want to share part of it […]

20 09, 2016

How to Manage to the Vision: Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing

By |September 20th, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on How to Manage to the Vision: Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing

15491679_mA favored business topic for me is leadership. And, within leadership, I believe in the big vision. But, I’ve seen managers out there who can’t find the path to delivering on vision. Great leaders understand how to manage to the vision. The best leaders I’ve seen understand […]

5 07, 2016

Win Small to Win Big

By |July 5th, 2016|blog, Business, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Win Small to Win Big

consistencyNot too long ago I was having a conversation with a bright and successful woman. We’ll call her Meg. By any measure, she’s successful. Meg has a great home in San Francisco. She works at a tech company that she loved–at one point, but where she no […]

7 06, 2016

Get Rid of the Junk in Your Life So You Can Focus

By |June 7th, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Get Rid of the Junk in Your Life So You Can Focus

29987325_mIf you visit my offices or home, you’re going to find everything in order. I’m someone who wants to be surrounded in a pleasant environment. I believe it helps my thinking. I don’t understand how some people do it. They surround themselves with junk and clutter and […]

21 04, 2016

How To Run An Effective Fundraising Campaign

By |April 21st, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on How To Run An Effective Fundraising Campaign

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One of the most important things any nonprofit needs is to raise money to support their programs. I always speak about having a big vision and, when possible, growing to scale. It always takes money to make these things happen.

What’s great about fundraising in today’s world […]

14 03, 2016

How To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

By |March 14th, 2016|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

Staying motivated every single day takes work. Let’s face it, there’s no magic formula, but there are steps you can take to be motivated. We’re bombarded with motivational images and copy every day, but how can you stay motivated consistently? How can you stay focused and on the path each day?

In life, people can easily […]

16 02, 2016

5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

By |February 16th, 2016|blog, Development, Marketing|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

 Not Your Father’s Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by Dolma Beresford, IFC Group

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Have you ever considered crowdfunding as a viable fundraising […]

1 02, 2016

How to Quit Doing a Job You Hate and Move On

By |February 1st, 2016|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How to Quit Doing a Job You Hate and Move On

Too early quit job life workThe alarm blares. You wake up and are groaning knowing that in a few hours you’ll be spending your day in a dead-end job that you hate. You may even have a boss who makes your life impossible. Your blood pressure is […]