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. . .
What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60-90 days?
This is a really good question. I like it. No problems here INC!
Have you ever wished there was a clear blueprint for your career success? Do you have a new fundraising job and want to start out on the right foot? Or are you stuck in a job with no upward mobility?
You’ve waited long enough. Why settle for your current title and wage for the next two years when you can have a better title and more money in a new job?
“If you are trying to get your motivation just from the need to survive financially, you will feel emotionally anemic.” -Pam Slim
I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Muzungu, a UK citizen working in […]
So Blue-Sky thinking is being overly optimistic. Grey sky thinking is rather less so. Nonprofits seem to sit on their own hands rather than […]