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29 11, 2018

The #1 Reason You Should Hire & It’s Not Talent

By |November 29th, 2018|blog, Business|Comments Off on The #1 Reason You Should Hire & It’s Not Talent

TeroVesalainen / Pixabay Many managers look at hiring through an imperfect lens for the 21st Century. They dutifully review resumes and talk about previous experiences, and then they make decisions based on that information. As a general rule, do not hire for talent, knowledge or skill. The number one reason I hire people [...]

15 11, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

By |November 15th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

Pexels / Pixabay There’s a lot of negativity in the world, but I also see that there are many people who want to make their part of it a better place. A quote that’s been attributed to Gandhi was that we should each try to be the change. When each one of us [...]

11 10, 2018

Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

By |October 11th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

jill111 / Pixabay Yesterday I sent a YouTube video to my team that was inspired by the commencement speech of the late David Foster Wallace in 2005 at Kenyon College. If you have less about 10 minutes, I recommend that you watch it, and if you don't possibly have the time to watch [...]

27 09, 2018

YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

By |September 27th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

sasint / Pixabay If you're a business leader, you likely have your share of critics. I know I have my own fan club. I've told this story in other mediums, but I think it bears repeating because sometimes the world can be a very tough place that seems to serve to beat people [...]

9 08, 2018

25 Of the Best Motivational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

By |August 9th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on 25 Of the Best Motivational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.” – Debbi Field "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with [...]

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 [...]

12 10, 2017

What You Can Do with 15 of the Best Quotes for Nonprofit Board Inspiration

By |October 12th, 2017|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on What You Can Do with 15 of the Best Quotes for Nonprofit Board Inspiration

Not too long ago I was talking with a nonprofit fundraiser who was telling me about his board. I've been involved in the philanthropic sector for over a decade, and I've spoken to many executive directors and fundraisers. Often, when there's discussion about a group's board of directors, there's a tone of exasperation or frustration. [...]

2 08, 2016

Live to Prove Others Wrong

By |August 2nd, 2016|blog, Development, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Live to Prove Others Wrong

One of the best things in life is to prove the doubters wrong. I take a lot of pleasure in showing those who think I can’t do something that I can. I’ve said this often. When I was a kid in high school, a “brilliant” teacher told me that I wouldn’t amount to anything. What [...]

5 04, 2016

The 10 Best Motivational Videos On YouTube for Inspiration

By |April 5th, 2016|blog, Development|Comments Off on The 10 Best Motivational Videos On YouTube for Inspiration

I’ve been in sales all of my life. I love it. If you’ve ever worked in sales, you probably participated in motivational meetings. The director of sales will gather the team and give some talk to inspire them so they can go out there and dig deep to make the numbers. The same thing happens [...]

29 03, 2016

10 Tips To Get Your Week Started on #MotivationMonday

By |March 29th, 2016|blog, Development|Comments Off on 10 Tips To Get Your Week Started on #MotivationMonday

People have asked me plenty of times how I stay motivated. They’ve asked me if I ever get tired of working at break-neck speed. The answer is simple. You have to figure out ways to remain motivated when you’re looking to accomplish your dreams and goals. We’re not robots. Some days are better than others. [...]