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26 07, 2018

Why I Would Never Look for Venture Capital Start-up Funding

By |July 26th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Why I Would Never Look for Venture Capital Start-up Funding

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Not too long ago, a friend of mine told me about a young entrepreneur who was spending a lot of time looking for venture capital and start-up money for an app he had developed. I suggested that the entrepreneur should forget the financing […]

17 05, 2018

How to Get Your Money Act Together

By |May 17th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on How to Get Your Money Act Together

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“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi

 

Do you sometimes look at others with money and think they have the Midas touch?

Do you […]

24 04, 2018

A Donation Request You Should Not Do

By |April 24th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on A Donation Request You Should Not Do

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Not too long ago I was having a conversation with a seasoned fundraiser. This person works with a large organization as a consultant. He told me that a billionaire had sent $1,000 to the nonprofit and that the CEO quickly sent out a […]

25 10, 2017

Money Plays with Money for Philanthropy

By |October 25th, 2017|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Money Plays with Money for Philanthropy

A colleague of mine at the office relayed to me a conversation she had with major gift fundraiser. I’d like to highlight it here because if you’re a business leader who serves on a nonprofit board and you’re expecting that a significant gift ask by a CEO […]

17 08, 2017

What Are You Doing with Your One and Precious Life?

By |August 17th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on What Are You Doing with Your One and Precious Life?

As another summer will soon be drawing to a close, and as we get ready for a busy time of year, I’m grateful. I came across an old poem the other day called “The Summer Day” by Mary Oliver, and I want to share part of it […]

15 08, 2017

5 Reasons Why Nonprofit Employees Quit

By |August 15th, 2017|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Nonprofit Employees Quit

If you’re a nonprofit leader, I hope you’re spending some time each day getting on social media and reviewing posts and comments from people who work in the industry.

Although I have a busy schedule of travel and meetings, I try to check out what’s happening in social […]

16 03, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Overcome the Sustainability Challenge

By |March 16th, 2017|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How Nonprofits Can Overcome the Sustainability Challenge

nonprofit sustainabilityRecently, we partnered with a company promoting fundraising ideas. That got me thinking about nonprofit sustainability. I’ve been talking about it for years. Nonprofits are great, but I think people who begin or work for these organizations need to understand two things:

  1. Nonprofits are a […]
16 06, 2016

5 Reasons to Talk About the Money at Your Nonprofit

By |June 16th, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Talk About the Money at Your Nonprofit

20165483_mIf you know me, you know that I love talking about money. I don’t care what people out there say. I like money. I love money and I think about it all the time. I want to know the revenues and expenses for my businesses at all […]

22 02, 2016

7 Ways to Form a Healthy Relationship With Money, Which Doesn’t Own YOU

By |February 22nd, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Form a Healthy Relationship With Money, Which Doesn’t Own YOU

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“Too many people spend money they earned…to buy things they don’t want… to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Rogers

Although the economy looks fine for some, if you talk to many of your friends and family I’m sure they’re not feeling the love of […]

26 01, 2016

The One Thing To Do To Make Money And Do Social Good

By |January 26th, 2016|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on The One Thing To Do To Make Money And Do Social Good

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I keep on saying it. We’re living in fast times. Radical innovation and progress is happening unlike anything we’ve seen before in human history and it’s impacting the philanthropic sector. Major donors are no longer looking at nonprofits as the only game in town. […]