leadership

YOU did it!

Your supports give you their time and money because they want to change the world. And for most of them, it’s personal. They see themselves as an equal participant in creating that change WITH your organization – not as a sideliner. I, me, mine So when you talk about your nonprofit changing the world, there’s a …

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3 Lessons for Nonprofits on the Centennial of the Titanic Disaster

I watched a couple interesting documentaries last week on the Titanic disaster. The timing is right: this Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic disaster, when the ship struck an iceberg and sank. I don’t need to tell you the story. We’ve all seen the movie. What you may not know is that …

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Why focusing on dollars could be a huge mistake

Your supporters want nothing more than to believe in their heart of hearts that the cause your org fights for comes way before fundraising targets. But all too often, organizations shatter this dream by being overly focused on numbers. I’m sure you’ve heard examples of organizations that won’t accept donations under a certain dollar amount. …

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Who's in Charge of Facebook at Your Organization?

If you’re like most nonprofits, you probably have a presence on Facebook. And if you’re using Facebook strategically, you might have asked yourself this question: Who should be in charge of Facebook community management? It makes sense to ask this question. After all, you have someone who’s in charge of grant writing, someone who’s in …

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