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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 [...]

How Nonprofit Execs Can Get the Answers They Need in 5 Minutes

2017-07-19T00:48:58+00:00 July 11th, 2017|

I hear it all the time. You don’t have enough time to search out the answer. You feel all alone in this challenging world of nonprofit work. Your board members don’t understand and you don’t want to over-share with your staff team.   Where are the resources you need?? I’ve said all this myself at [...]

Learn to Speak Impact, Not Overhead

2017-07-19T00:54:01+00:00 May 30th, 2017|

More people have started looking at nonprofits differently, thanks in part to Dan Pallotta’s Ted Talk and letters regarding the Overhead Myth. We have a long way to go and YOU can help change the conversation to what really matters – impact. It’s misguided and ineffective to base decisions solely on some ambiguous overhead number [...]

3 Steps to Turn New Board Members’ Passion to Action

2017-07-19T00:54:21+00:00 May 16th, 2017|

Spring tends to be the time when many nonprofits are thinking about how to recruit a new class of board members.  Instead of a typical blog post, let's really talk.  Here's a short, 4-minute video blog to emphasize 3 steps I want to share with you  that will get the right people on board who [...]

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