Engaging Your Nonprofit’s Board: 5 Tips to Boost Involvement

Your nonprofit’s board members are some of the most valuable individuals involved with your organization. Not only do they demonstrate an uncommon commitment to your mission by aligning themselves with your nonprofit, but they also are on the front line … Continue reading

A Nonprofit Evolution: From Struggling to Success | via Pioneers Post

After 20 years serving the nonprofit sector in one way or another, I’ve seen more than my share of organizations that started strong, grew, but then lost track of their vision and excitement (whether due to financial issues, ‘shiny object’ … Continue reading

7 Fundraising Plan Must-Haves to Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

Creating a plan is the first step in the fundraising process that will help ensure that you’re successful. A plan will be like your road map for how to prepare for campaign, launch your fundraiser, and follow-up with donors afterwards. … Continue reading

[News] Being a Catalyst and Taking a Stand – Nonprofit and Leadership News

Leadership and Fundraising News Roundup

Have you ever watched something happening you didn’t agree with? How did that feel? Did you decide to do something about it? For change to happen in the world. Someone needs to be the first one stand up and say … Continue reading

[News] Communicating Loss Avoidance to Encourage Change and other Nonprofit and Leadership News

Leadership and Fundraising News Roundup

It turns out, people are motivated more by loss than they are by vision or something we’ll gain. So many change initiatives focus on the vision, while what many people need is help seeing how the change will help avoid … Continue reading

[News] Preparing for the Unexpected and other Nonprofit and Leadership News

We’re living in an era of uncertainty. It’s really not a new thing. Every age and time has a hint of uncertainly. And we’ve likely all heard the old saying that the only thing constant is change. So really, the … Continue reading

[News] Discomfort, Default Cultures and other Leadership and Nonprofit Blogs

Are you recruiting people just like you? Or are you seeing the value in diversity? It’s human nature to be most comfortable hanging out with people who are similar to us. Our beliefs aren’t challenged and we find ourselves not … Continue reading

Successful Companies Invest in Leadership Development – Here’s Why

There’s an old saying that goes…People don’t leave companies; they leave their managers. Statistics taken from exit interviews support this golden nugget of wisdom. From interviews conducted of employees who voluntarily leave companies, 3 out of every 4 cite their direct supervisor … Continue reading

[News] Nonprofit Sector Running at a Deficit for 10 Years

Do you find it as troubling as I do that the nonprofit sector has been running at an overall deficit ranging from 4 – 8% for the past several years? Perhaps some of this was just a result of dipping … Continue reading