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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

A 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 that the only way to get that big [...]

10 05, 2016

There’s Only One Thing You Need to Do as a Leader Every Day

By |May 10th, 2016|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on There’s Only One Thing You Need to Do as a Leader Every Day

Every day I wake up and there’s one thing on my mind. Every day I push myself and team to be the absolute best. Period. In my companies, we’ve been talking a lot about leadership. This is what happens when your suite of businesses and social enterprises blow past the start-up phase. Every developing organization [...]

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

fundraising 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 is that you don’t only [...]

14 07, 2015

You Don’t Want to Compete, You Want to Dominate

By |July 14th, 2015|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on You Don’t Want to Compete, You Want to Dominate

I’ve been in sales my whole life and I love it. If you think you’re not in sales, you’re wrong. We’re all in the business of selling our ideas, our thoughts and our way of doing things to someone else. We’re all trying to get someone to see it our way. One of the things [...]

21 05, 2015

Go Big With The Vision

By |May 21st, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on Go Big With The Vision

In my book, The Rise and Fail of Charities In the 21st Century: How The Nonprofit World Is Changing And What You Can Do To Be Ready, I write about the concept of social purpose organizations (e.g. nonprofits and social enterprises) “going big." Stanford Social Innovation Review published an article last year, which stated, “Since [...]