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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, [...]

22 11, 2018

Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

By |November 22nd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

I hope you're reading this message today as you are about to celebrate a peaceful, joyful and happy Thanksgiving with your friends and family. It's essential for all of us to remember how fortunate we are in this great country. There's no place I'd rather be because if you work hard, are disciplined and consistent, [...]

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 [...]

9 10, 2018

A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

By |October 9th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

Would you like to learn how you can strategically raise money and get volunteers from corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs? Would you like to understand what you have to do to attract the highest levels of funding? If that is the case, then I'd like to give you the opportunity to get the information that [...]

27 09, 2018

YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

By |September 27th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

sasint / Pixabay If you're a business leader, you likely have your share of critics. I know I have my own fan club. I've told this story in other mediums, but I think it bears repeating because sometimes the world can be a very tough place that seems to serve to beat people [...]

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 [...]

28 08, 2018

Create a Volunteer Program for Millennials

By |August 28th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Create a Volunteer Program for Millennials

rawpixel / Pixabay Today I read a Forbes article titled “How Millennials Are Changing Philanthropy,” and a few of the interesting points that you should keep in mind if you’re a nonprofit fundraiser are the following: By 2020, Millennials will be the largest generational workforce in the U.S. 84 percent of Millennial employees donated [...]

14 08, 2018

How To Recruit Young Talent to Your Nonprofit

By |August 14th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on How To Recruit Young Talent to Your Nonprofit

geralt / Pixabay One of the best things you can do for your nonprofit is to recruit a diverse group of people, including race, ethnicity, and age. When you hire people from all backgrounds, you will inevitably get different, innovative and creative ideas. Millennials were born in the early 1980's and that generation's [...]

12 07, 2018

How Workplace Stresses are the New Workplace Stresses

By |July 12th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How Workplace Stresses are the New Workplace Stresses

Free-Photos / Pixabay The more things change, the more they stay the same. Workplace stress has been a "thing" since, forever, and it continues to be the case. Our culture is known for its work ethic, and sometimes people wear it like a badge of honor, which I don't think should be the [...]

21 06, 2018

Why Jeff Bezos Does Not Allow PowerPoint at Amazon

By |June 21st, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Why Jeff Bezos Does Not Allow PowerPoint at Amazon

rawpixel / Pixabay If you’re ever going to make a presentation to Jeff Bezos at Amazon, here’s a tip––don’t make a PowerPoint presentation. As noted in an article in Observer about Bezos’ approach, “In one episode of The Office, Dwight says of Ryan’s flashy PowerPoint slides, “PowerPoints are the peacocks of the business world: all show, [...]