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20 02, 2018

When You’re Asked to Justify Your Marketing and Communications Job

By |February 20th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on When You’re Asked to Justify Your Marketing and Communications Job

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I’m sometimes fascinated by the cluelessness of some nonprofit leaders. I recently heard about someone on the marketing and communications team of a medium-sized charity that had been asked by his boss to demonstrate in quantitative means why there should be any communications […]

13 02, 2018

How Your Nonprofit Can Welcome New Team Members

By |February 13th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on How Your Nonprofit Can Welcome New Team Members

Did you know that the median age for someone to enter the fundraising field is 27 and the average age is 30? According to a study by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 1997, the average age was 33, and only 15 percent entered the fundraising […]

6 02, 2018

The Most Critical Questions You Can Ever Ask Major Donors

By |February 6th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on The Most Critical Questions You Can Ever Ask Major Donors

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I think it’s fair to say that major donor work remains somewhat of a mystery in many nonprofits. They’d like to do major gift fundraising, but they don’t know where to begin. What if I were to say that while you’re developing your […]

30 01, 2018

The Toughest Donor Feedback You Need to Hear

By |January 30th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on The Toughest Donor Feedback You Need to Hear

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If you’re a nonprofit leader or fundraiser, have you ever called on your donors to ask them for their advice and insight, or are your meetings always leading to fundraising dollars?

If you’re only seeing your donors in terms of dollars and cents, start […]

16 01, 2018

What Happens With Charitable Giving and the New Tax Law

By |January 16th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on What Happens With Charitable Giving and the New Tax Law

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Now that we’re into 2018, it’s vital if you’re a nonprofit leader, fundraiser, or board member to understand what the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may do to the philanthropic sector. Keep in mind that this is the first major overhaul of […]

11 01, 2018

Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

By |January 11th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

This week has already been epic because of the e-book launch with my partner, DonorPerfect. For those of you who work in the nonprofit sector, you know that DonorPerfect has been one of the leading fundraising platforms in the industry for many years. Their specialty […]

9 01, 2018

15 Key Questions for Your Nonprofit Board Assessment

By |January 9th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 15 Key Questions for Your Nonprofit Board Assessment

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Perhaps you haven’t caught the recent news about NPX Advisors. In a world where disruption is now a big yawn because it happens so frequently, the firm has introduced to Wall Street something called “impact securities.” Ted Williams and Catarina Schwab said […]

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 […]

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 […]

24 10, 2017

3 Trends in Philanthropy Your Nonprofit Team Must Know

By |October 24th, 2017|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 3 Trends in Philanthropy Your Nonprofit Team Must Know

We’re soon at the close of another year, and if you’re like me, you’re keeping your sights focused through the windshield instead of the rearview mirror. The philanthropic sector continues to evolve, as is everything in society because of forces such as wealth, technology, and globalization.

When I […]