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14 12, 2017

You Don’t Own Your Employee’s Social Media Accounts

By |December 14th, 2017|blog, Business, personal|0 Comments

LoboStudioHamburg / Pixabay Recently, I’ve noticed more and more that small businesses and groups are “asking” their employees to change their cover or profile photos to the brand of the organization where they work. And, while some managers understand that this is a fine line, others have pressured their teams to help them [...]

12 12, 2017

Stay Ahead of Your Nonprofit Competitors with Expiring Content

By |December 12th, 2017|blog, Marketing, news|0 Comments

stevepb / Pixabay Do you find that your organization is trying to figure out how to stay ahead of other groups that share a similar mission to yours? Have you realized that your nonprofit has a lot of support from Millennials and Gen Z? Do you want to do something different for a [...]

7 12, 2017

Your Blog Alone Doesn’t Cut It Anymore: The Keys to Content Marketing for 2018

By |December 7th, 2017|blog, Business, news|0 Comments

geralt / Pixabay I recently fell upon this article, “How Much Data is Created on the Internet Each Day,” and I was blown away by the following information. According to IBM, 90 percent of the data that is on the Internet today was created since 2016. When you think about it and the [...]

5 12, 2017

10 Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Continue to Send out Letters in the Mail

By |December 5th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|0 Comments

CrafCraf / Pixabay A couple of days ago a member of my team was talking about several fundraising ideas one of our partners was putting together, and one of their efforts included placing letters in the mail. Candidly, I was a bit surprised because so many nonprofits have stopped mailing letters and instead [...]

28 11, 2017

10 Nonprofits to Support for #GivingTuesday

By |November 28th, 2017|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on 10 Nonprofits to Support for #GivingTuesday

Welcome to #GivingTuesday 2017! If you’re someone who cares about social good for your community, or even for others around the world, then this day is for you. Today is the day to do something good for others by donating to charity, volunteering and, of course, sharing your experiences with social good organizations or giving [...]

21 11, 2017

A Thanksgiving Message and Support for Our Men and Women in the Military

By |November 21st, 2017|blog, personal|Comments Off on A Thanksgiving Message and Support for Our Men and Women in the Military

As I sit down to write my annual Thanksgiving message, I'm grateful for all of the people in my life. First and foremost, this includes my family, three grandchildren, friends and everyone who works on my team. I'm fortunate to be surrounded by the people I have in my life. Next week, Tuesday, November 28th [...]

16 11, 2017

Want to Dominate the Competition? Allow More Women into Business Leadership

By |November 16th, 2017|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Want to Dominate the Competition? Allow More Women into Business Leadership

Women have been in the news a lot lately, and while this article is not a reflection on what’s been happening as the issue of sexual harassment has dominated the headlines, the reality is that we need more women in leadership positions in business. According to the National Women’s Business Council, women begin their businesses [...]

14 11, 2017

How You Can Become a Nonprofit Leadership Coach for Your Managers

By |November 14th, 2017|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on How You Can Become a Nonprofit Leadership Coach for Your Managers

If you’re the executive director or CEO of a nonprofit and you think you don’t have the time to be a leadership coach to your team, you’re placing your organization at a disadvantage. Here are some of the ingredients today’s leaders have to have for success in today’s world, and that includes in the nonprofit [...]

9 11, 2017

Why You Should Get Rid of Your Annual Performance Review

By |November 9th, 2017|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Why You Should Get Rid of Your Annual Performance Review

If you’re someone who is a member of Generation X or older, then you remember the annual performance review. Each year, a significant production was made by the manager who scheduled an appointment with a team member to go through that individual's performance review. I remember it was always quite an "event" and there were [...]

7 11, 2017

Why Your Nonprofit is Missing Out On Great Candidates

By |November 7th, 2017|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Why Your Nonprofit is Missing Out On Great Candidates

Earlier today before anyone was awake, I scrolled through my social media as I like doing on a quiet Sunday morning. A post caught my eye because I could almost feel the frustration of the person who wrote it. This individual was someone who cared very much about the nonprofit sector. Although the writer of [...]