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4 May 2017

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All marketing is political now

Is this the moment to become political at your nonprofit?

Have you seen this video ad by Heineken? This is the antidote to that Pepsi ad. What does the video do? It has three […]

28 April 2017

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Are you afraid to talk about being harassed by a donor?

Here’s a message from Captain Obvious! Feminism is good for everyone! Real equity and Diversity is good for everyone.  Who agrees with me? Let’s […]

3 April 2017

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The secret damage you might be doing to your nonprofit career right now

Even if you fundraise perfectly, not knowing this could leave you unemployed in one year. Don’t believe me? It happened to me. More than […]

14 January 2017

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The Gig Economy and the Nonprofit Sector

In November 2016 Yes Magazine published a happy go lucky article about the gig economy and how we should all LOVE IT because it […]

7 November 2016

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10 Things People Don’t Talk About In Fundraising (But Should)

Have you ever wondered why people don’t talk about certain things in fundraising? Are you scratching your head, wondering what to do about your […]

4 October 2016

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I Hid My Double Life From Co-Workers For Years

I had this secret life that I never told people about. My donors, I felt, and my co-workers COULD NOT HANDLE THE REALNESS. But […]

16 August 2016

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Is your CEO insecure? Here’s why

Hey, everybody. Welcome. This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, and I am so pleased today to interview one of my very good […]

14 January 2016

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Next Level: Hamlin Grange interview

Check out this interview with Hamlin Grange-then join us for our Next Level Conference April 4th and 5th 2016. MT: This is Mazarine Treyz […]

9 June 2015

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4 ways you might be letting your job kill your life

This post is part two of how we abandon ourselves at work. Go back and read part one if you haven’t yet. How could […]

27 October 2014

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Epiphany! This struck me like a lightning bolt

Recently I was talking with an urban planner from Portland Development Commission, or PDC. He is in charge of getting more economic growth in […]

9 October 2014

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Women and Workaholism in your Fundraising Office

Have you read the first post in this series? If not, here it is! “Evil begins when you treat people as things-either yourself or […]

7 October 2014

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Incredible CRISIS! Again!

Do you have unrealistic deadlines at work? Are you there past 5pm every day, along with most other people? Do you feel like it’s […]

12 August 2014

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Changing our Nonprofit Culture, one person at a time

Last year I came out with a research report, called Shafted.  How did I do my research? I did some research on JSTOR, I […]

17 December 2013

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25 September 2013

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Are you giving your power away?

Fundraisers fight back!

Have you ever given your power away to someone or something without realizing you were doing it?

Well, I have, and it taught me a lot about how to step back from a situation, and look at it with a pair of critical eyes.

21 March 2013

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25 June 2012

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What Is Your Vocabulary and How Does It Affect Your Donors?

I took a workshop last weekend about boundaries and one of the things the trainer said struck me.
She said, “New language won’t solve all your problems and make all of your messy relationships neat and sanitized, but it CAN start to help you think differently about how to solve problems.”

18 April 2012

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Which of these solution focused questions can you ask today?

Lately, thanks to my friend Christina Attard, I’ve been reading a book called Fry the Monkeys by Alan Kay. In it, I am learning […]

28 March 2012

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Do you serve the Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized and Despised? Read this.

The Gospel of the Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized and Despised by Chris Hedges I love reading Chris Hedges. His books, The Empire of Illusion and Death […]

27 February 2012

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Pam Slim Says: What is Your ROOT?

root picture by flutterby on flickr

“If you are trying to get your motivation just from the need to survive financially, you will feel emotionally anemic.” -Pam Slim