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13 October 2011

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Do you use The Ladder of Engagement in your organization?

From Beth Kanter’s blog What is the ladder of engagement? Footprint: The reach of their activities, both online and offline Engagement: Readers engage with […]

10 October 2011

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VIDEO: How can you recognize propaganda?

With the new election cycle coming up, it might be useful for you to note some of the techniques of propaganda. What are the […]

7 October 2011

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Do you know the difference between sponsorships, cause marketing and co-ventures?

Earlier this week, I attended the DonorPerfect conference (#dpcnc on Twitter). I went to this sponsorship workshop that I’m still marveling at. What should […]

5 October 2011

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A story so powerful it was “unfair: Guest post by Rich Foss

  I first noticed the power of stories in the early 1980’s. At the time I worked in human resources and we invited a […]

14 September 2011

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18 August 2011

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Reader Poll: What’s your favorite thing about your job?

I’ll go first. Here’s my favorite thing: I get to do what I want all day long. Most of what I want to do […]

19 July 2011

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 July 19, 2011
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I just donated to a new e-newsletter subscriber. Here’s why.

I am practically the definition of jaded. Seriously. Tell me your sob story. I won’t cry. After years in this business, I feel like […]

10 June 2011

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Just Nap!

This is me taking a nap

Gonna be okay, just nap! I think that’s what Lady Gaga said, anyway.

23 March 2011

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Sexism in America! READ IT! KNOW IT! DO SOMETHING!

READ THIS BOOK. Barbara Berg wrote “Sexism in America” This is shocking.

20 December 2010

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After these messages

We’ll be right back!

15 December 2010

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8 ways to be a good board member

1. Show up to the meetings. 2. Learn about fundraising. If you don’t know anything, admit your ignorance and learn right now. 3. Convince […]

10 September 2010

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4 February 2010

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How can we empower women to lead nonprofits?

Last week I commented on Amy Sample Ward’s post about Clay Shirky’s Rant on Women. He wrote about how women don’t seem to do […]

3 February 2010

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5 ways to Overcome Interview jitters

First of all, you got the interview! Congratulations! Now you’re getting ready for it. You’ve researched your organization on Guidestar. You’ve got your interview […]

30 December 2009

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Who is in your ideal fundraising team?

Do you ever think, “I could do so much more if I only had one person dedicated to…”

Ask yourself these questions:

Where are you strong in your fundraising program, and where would you like to grow?