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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

rawpixel / Pixabay 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 was a lot of pressure on his [...]

18 10, 2018

The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

By |October 18th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

Free-Photos / Pixabay A lot of ink is spent taking time to understand how to bend to the interests, ways of communications and, yes, whims of the bright shiny new generation. We all do it because it's an essential part of business. Millennials, increasingly, represent a large piece of the market share of [...]

16 10, 2018

It’s Not Too Late for Giving Tuesday Planning

By |October 16th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late for Giving Tuesday Planning

This year Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, November 27th. I'm sure you've got everything together, and you're finalizing your plans for what to do for the most significant fundraising day on the calendar! If you're looking for final ideas about what you should be doing, download the free Funds2Orgs digital resource guide. Don't miss Giving [...]

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

PatternPictures / Pixabay 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 to contend with self-service, and when I [...]

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 [...]

18 09, 2018

Your Nonprofit Must Use Snapchat to Target Young Audiences

By |September 18th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Your Nonprofit Must Use Snapchat to Target Young Audiences

TeroVesalainen / Pixabay Facebook may be the king of social media, but it's not the one that people under the age of 30 turn to when they use social networking sites. The social media platform for audiences under 30 is Snapchat. In fact, Facebook continues to lose market share to Snapchat with the [...]

13 09, 2018

Your 3 Choices in Life and 3 Steps to Choose the Best Option

By |September 13th, 2018|blog, news, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Your 3 Choices in Life and 3 Steps to Choose the Best Option

I’ve said for years that there is a natural disaster happening in someone’s life every day. You probably don’t know it, so think about that the next time you are impatient or unkind. Not too long ago, I was having a conversation with an old friend, and he asked me, "Wayne, how do you do [...]

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

geralt / Pixabay 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 pressure to rise? Are you done giving [...]

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 [...]