Listen to this interview here: Hey and welcome everyone! This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising. Today we’re chatting with Major gifts recruiting […]
We might assume that nonprofits are full of happy extroverted fundraisers, going out and gladhanding donors like crazy. This is actually not the case. […]
Are you trying to survive month to month on your nonprofit salary? Are you trying to pick up side gigs just to make ends […]
Today I am interviewing Ami Dar, founder and director of Idealist.org. Ami Dar is the founder and executive director of Idealist. Built in 1996 […]
I recently finished Donor Centered Leadership by Penelope Burk of the Cygnus Research Group. Have you read this book yet? If the $95 price […]
What does it take? I have long been a proponent of the two page resume, but I recently read something in Donor Centered […]
[raw] [/raw] You may know Pamela Slim from her book, “Escape from Cubicle Nation” but today we’ll be talking about her new book, “Body […]
I have read a LOT of career guidebooks. Heck. I’ve even written one myself! The trouble with books like “How to be, do, […]
I, like most of you, fell into fundraising. When I started working full time at nonprofits, there were HUGE gaps in my knowledge. Ever […]
Today you might have read this 5 star review of my new book from Joanne Fritz at Nonprofit.About.com. Here is a small piece of […]
Have you been burned out by a job? Would you like to learn how to make the best of a nervewracking situation? Since the […]
Fundraising professional, have you ever been fired from a fundraising job?
If you’re a nonprofit leader, have you had some turnover in your fundraising staff lately?
Are you trying to hire a new fundraising person now?
What if… the real common denominator in fundraising staff turnover was not bad hiring practices, but conditions beyond the fundraiser’s control?
According to the research of Amy Wrzesniewski, a professor or organizational behavior at Yale, passion takes time. She surveyed over 500 college administrative assistants, and asked them if they would define their work as just a job, a career, or a calling. She found that people were. . .