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Five mistakes of a young leader

Learning from our mistakes is good, and learning from others' mistakes is even better.  The author shares five mistakes from the early part of his...

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Steps to fundraising success

To avoid expensive and reputation-damaging failure, take steps to avoid these six common fundraising problems.

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Words to transform your organization

Small changes in the way you word common statements can have a profound impact on those you communicate with - and on yourself.  This article...

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Foundational values the key to performance

Organizational performance means getting the best from your people, both staff and volunteers. Make sure these fundamental values are a core part of your organization's...

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A place for the memorable event

Events will seldom appear to be the most cost-effective fundraiser for an organization.  But, there may be a place for them in your fundraising mix, if...

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Things to know about great work teams

Great teams are the key to achieving superior results.  But, they don't happen by accident.  As leader, you need to make - and keep -...

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Don’t Be Ensnared by the Risks of Fundraising

Fundraising is seen as a necessary evil by many.  But, avoiding the risks in modern fundraising activities will make them more palatable.  This article provides...

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Self-Coaching Strategies for EDs

This is a long, but valuable article on techniques that nonprofit leaders can use to  'self-coach' by reframing problems and identifying the 'low-hanging fruit' to...

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Make Room for Creative Time

Creativity is a value tool for problem-solving, but it can do so much more, suggests this article.  Exercising one's creativity contributes to a sense of wellness,...

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10 Steps to Success as an ED

A good article on the DOs and DON'Ts of being an Executive Director.  And, perhaps the don'ts are even more important and enlightening, for example,...

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