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The Surprising Link Between Employee and Donor Retention

As if we needed another reason to ensure that our employees are valued and satisfied!  It turns out that donor engagement with your staff team...

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Turning volunteers into donors

Volunteers can be one of your biggest assets.  But they may want to do even more!  Are you giving them every opportunity? Here's a short,...

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Benefits can come from partnering with business

Your non-profit has fundamentally different goals, and likely a dramatically different culture, from businesses.  But there can be benefits to partnering with the right company, and...

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5 Things You Should Never Assume About Your Teammates

Working with others often brings clashes in style that can diminish effectiveness.  Here are five very practical considerations about working in a team environment.

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Crisis Communications – the time is now!

When will your organization experience a crisis, and will you be ready to deal with it? Unfortunately, it is in the nature of crises not...

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You say you want a revolution?

Change is hard. Creating change is messy and disorderly. And, yet, without change, we have slim hopes of ever moving toward our vision. This article...

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Are you ready for data-driven philanthropy?

Lots has been written about impact, accountability and transparency. The idea is that having clear, reasonably objective information about your organization's work - and its...

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Focus on developing your leadership ‘muscle’

Some say leaders are born; others say they're made. But, either way, leadership is like a muscle: it needs work to develop and grow stronger....

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Understanding the drivers of corporate philanthropy

If you rely on corporate philanthropy, or are looking to strategically target this sector for support, understanding the drivers behind today's corporate community investment is...

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Better Communication Through Less Communication

"Following these guidelines will enable to you to communicate more by using fewer words. You’ll create more change through smaller actions. You’ll spend more time...

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