Ellen Bristol, author of The Leaky Bucket and Fundraising the SMART Way, shares in this 30 minute interview, WHY you’re not succeeding in fundraising and what to do with it. Imagine if you had more donor, sponsor, and grant opportunities than you knew what to do with! This is Fundraising the SMART Way! Why should… [Keep Reading]
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 never going to get done? Is your work a series of crises, one after another? Is it, “how are we going to make payroll?” or “We’re losing two big government grants,… [Keep Reading]
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 about how to talk about solutions instead of just problems. I think it’s a useful lesson for us as nonprofit leaders and managers, when people come up to us in a… [Keep Reading]
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How can you discover your strengths? How do you manage people? Have you taken the Gallup assessment, which was given to over 2 million people, and provided insights on 34 types you might have to manage at work? This can be an invaluable tool as you help people discover their strengths, and focus on these… [Keep Reading]
Are you living on credit? Are you making MUCH less than you deserve? Do you wonder what you’re going to do about retirement? About your health if you get sick? What if in this downturn, your nonprofit decides they can’t afford you anymore? What’s your plan B or plan C? You don’t HAVE ONE? Why… [Keep Reading]
How many hours per day do you spend online? How many minutes per day do you text? How much time do you spend looking at a blinking screen? Are you totally productive for all of this time, or is there some time when you’re just wasting time? How do you feel when you’re wasting time?… [Keep Reading]
Do you get to do things you like to do, when you volunteer? Or do you feel taken advantage of?