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Let’s Get Those Tricky Corporate Partnerships to Actually Work

2019-02-26T21:42:16-07:00

You know the ones - you're trying to establish a mutually beneficial, long-term partnership with a very well meaning company.  But they just don't get you.  They seem so demanding and clearly don't understand what it takes to deliver the serious impact you do. Hang tight - this article is a great perspective on helping [...]

Let’s Get Those Tricky Corporate Partnerships to Actually Work2019-02-26T21:42:16-07:00

Did You Leave Your Donors Behind in 2018?

2019-02-13T21:07:58-07:00

You know the ones. The ones you worked your tail off for during the last months of the year to influence their giving. You may have invited them to invest through social media, through Giving Tuesday, or an event or maybe you sent out a direct mail piece, etc. Regardless of what activity you utilized [...]

Did You Leave Your Donors Behind in 2018?2019-02-13T21:07:58-07:00

Do You Want an A+ Board?

2019-01-30T23:20:03-07:00

Do you find yourself experiencing "board envy" sometimes?  Is there a nonprofit in town that has a super high-performing board and everyone wants to serve on it?   Maybe it seems like they can attract money, people and attention like no other. I have great news - you can achieve an A+ board too!  You just [...]

Do You Want an A+ Board?2019-01-30T23:20:03-07:00

Why Do You Need a Board Retreat? Here Are 5 Reasons

2019-01-16T08:47:57-07:00

After my recent blog about how to make your retreats a whopping success, I got a number of inquiries about WHY you need to hold a retreat. You may be wondering the same thing.  Here’s a quick summary of my thinking to help you decide if you need a retreat and what the objectives of [...]

Why Do You Need a Board Retreat? Here Are 5 Reasons2019-01-16T08:47:57-07:00

3 Steps to Make your 2019 Board Retreat a Whopping Success

2018-12-18T18:26:09-07:00

You know you should probably do one. But maybe you’ve had some mixed results with a board retreat in the past. You certainly don’t want to waste anyone’s time. So let’s be sure you hit a home run in 2019! Here are 3 Steps for a Successful Board Retreat: 1. Establish meaningful objectives for the [...]

3 Steps to Make your 2019 Board Retreat a Whopping Success2018-12-18T18:26:09-07:00

It’s Nearly December – Are Your Board Members Burned Out? Try this.

2018-11-27T09:34:55-07:00

You’ve been asking your volunteers to do a lot and now they’re elbows deep in your year end giving efforts. Are they fried? How can you tell? Look for these signs: Not showing up or showing up late and leaving early Not returning your calls or emails Avoiding eye contact Yawning, sleeping or otherwise being [...]

It’s Nearly December – Are Your Board Members Burned Out? Try this.2018-11-27T09:34:55-07:00
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