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The 4 Secrets To Manage Up And Get What You Need

2018-01-19T01:22:10+00:00August 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 Can I Get Involved With Your Nonprofit?

2017-07-19T00:55:56+00:00March 22nd, 2017|

Can you tell me? I really like your cause, and I may decide to invest financially at some point. But for now, how can I engage with your nonprofit in a way that supports your goals and matters to me? There are probably many ways to volunteer, right? 25% of Americans volunteer at nonprofit organizations, [...]

What Will Your “People Legacy” Be?

2017-01-01T23:14:12+00:00January 1st, 2017|

While packing to move, I discovered a wonderful treasure with a special message with relevance for us all.  Watch this brief video blog and take 2 steps that will bring you great results at work and greater peace of mind!

Too Busy To Get Everything Done? Try This

2017-07-19T01:12:04+00:00October 11th, 2016|

This article by Ed Baldwin appeared in my LinkedIn feed a month or so ago and I liked it, shared it and simply can’t forget it. Whether you’re gearing up for year-end fundraising, onboarding a new class of volunteers, or trying to figure out how to approach next year’s plan, you're busy and have gobs [...]

The 4 Ways to Avoid Committee Slump

2017-07-19T01:17:44+00:00August 2nd, 2016|

Everyone who loves meetings, raise your hand. Yeah. I will never forget when I was doing some calendar work with 3 board members. As soon as I mentioned that we needed to schedule some regular committee meetings, I got an eye roll, a sigh and an outright “aarrrrrggghh!” as she slumped in her chair. Yikes! [...]

How To Go On Vacation and Raise More Money Than Ever

2017-07-19T01:20:14+00:00May 4th, 2016|

I was the Executive Director of a thriving and very busy nonprofit Y. I wanted to go to Hawaii. It was fundraising season and we were gearing up for the annual campaign that lasted 5 weeks. Time for all hands on deck. But I wanted to go to Hawaii. So I booked the non-refundable flights. [...]

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