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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, [...]

19 06, 2018

When a Nonprofit Founder Decides Not to Move On

By |June 19th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on When a Nonprofit Founder Decides Not to Move On

Free-Photos / Pixabay Not too long ago, I read on a social networking platform about a nonprofit candidate who would become the executive director of an organization where the founder would remain. I've written about this in the past, but this particular situation grabbed my interest because of what the board allowed to [...]

12 06, 2018

Mastering the Art of Nonprofit Board Governance

By |June 12th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Mastering the Art of Nonprofit Board Governance

089photoshootings / Pixabay Ask many people who work or serve on a nonprofit board and a lot of times you’re going to hear a consistent theme. Often, board members don’t have a thorough understanding about how to adequately serve on a nonprofit board, and unfortunately, many organizations don’t have the resources to hire [...]

29 05, 2018

5 Qualities in Selecting a Nonprofit Mentor

By |May 29th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 5 Qualities in Selecting a Nonprofit Mentor

styles66 / Pixabay Were you aware that only 144 nonprofits have grown to budgets exceeding $50 million in revenue since 1970? That's probably surprising for you to learn, but the reality is that all you have to do is think about the nonprofits in your neighborhood. Most of the 1.5 million nonprofits in the [...]

8 05, 2018

With Technology Your Nonprofit Will Raise More Money

By |May 8th, 2018|blog, Development|Comments Off on With Technology Your Nonprofit Will Raise More Money

NonProfit PRO recently released a study called “2018 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study: A Look at the Challenges Nonprofit Leadership Is Facing and How to Address Them.” One of the findings of that report was the fact that: 63 percent of respondents to their survey stated that digital fundraising accounted for less than 20 percent of [...]

3 05, 2018

7 Vital Ways to Master the Art of Delegating

By |May 3rd, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on 7 Vital Ways to Master the Art of Delegating

geralt / Pixabay Somewhere along the way in my career, I picked up a good nugget of advice, and it was to focus as a leader on those tasks which were unique to me and delegate the rest. One of the toughest things about being a leader and manager is mastering that ability. [...]

1 05, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study for 2018

By |May 1st, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study for 2018

Our friends at NonProfit PRO have recently published a study that is essential reading for any leader in the philanthropic sector. The report, which you can access in its entirety here, is called “2018 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study: A look At The Challenges Nonprofit Leadership Is Facing And How To Address Them.” If you’re a [...]