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3 Things Your Board Members Aren’t Telling You

2017-11-07T23:00:10+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

That’s right. There are things your nonprofit board members aren’t sharing with you, and it might only be in their subconscious.  And as you move from priority to priority, you may be missing opportunities to ask for their feedback. So I’m here to help. Here are 3 things your board members would probably say if [...]

The New Language of Fundraising – Words That Translate Into More Money

2017-10-24T22:27:13+00:00 October 24th, 2017|

How you talk about fundraising can change everything.  You'll achieve a culture of philanthropy faster, your board will get psyched to fully engage and in the end, your ultimate stakeholders benefit the most as you expand your impact. And yet you keep doing the same things, expecting different results.  You know the definition of insanity, [...]

Maximize Your Board Giving in 5 Steps

2017-10-09T19:23:18+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Most nonprofit executive directors have complained at some point that they need their board to be more engaged in fundraising.  It starts with their own meaningful investment.  In recent years you've likely become more aware of how important it is to achieve 100% board giving.  Besides wanting to look good to funders, if your board [...]

Your Cheat Sheet For Board Member Exit Interviews

2017-09-26T22:16:33+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Board members come and go – sometimes we don’t mind, sometimes we’re really bummed out. Regardless of how you feel about it, there’s opportunity lurking within exit interviews. When you engage them in a final feedback loop, you will: * Continue to engage them and strengthen the relationship * Avoid any awkwardness by having an [...]

The 4 Secrets To Manage Up And Get What You Need

2017-09-07T11:50:33+00:00 August 24th, 2017|

Your boss may be the CEO, director or board president. It doesn’t matter, the strategy is the same. There will be times when you need to get support for your philanthropy plan or for a new marketing channel or permission to hire another employee or get buy-in for how to get the board engaged in [...]

Save Time & Change Your Results Like the Top Leaders Do

2017-09-06T16:22:31+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

What type of leader are you? What type of leader do you want to be? Step into your true leadership and learn how to leverage your time and resources to solve your biggest challenge. To tackle those times when you feel like you can’t keep up or when you’ve been working so hard but aren’t [...]

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