3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

Are you a first time CEO or the top executive at a new organization? I’ve had the privilege to serve as CEO for both a nonprofit and social enterprise. Being a leader of a

By |February 4th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

You want to succeed in your fundraising. One of the best places to begin is with your board. It doesn’t matter what type of board giving policies you have and it’s not important

By |February 2nd, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments

How to Quit Doing a Job You Hate and Move On

The alarm blares. You wake up and are groaning knowing that in a few hours you’ll be spending your day in a dead-end job that you hate. You may even have a boss

By |February 1st, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments

How Fear-Based Decision-Making Affects Your Organization

I’ve written about the permeating fear that exists in the nonprofit sector. I think we’re fast approaching a time where this will hurt many organizations more than they can ever imagine. Nonprofits are

By |January 28th, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments

The One Thing To Do To Make Money And Do Social Good

I keep on saying it. We’re living in fast times. Radical innovation and progress is happening unlike anything we’ve seen before in human history and it’s impacting the philanthropic sector. Major donors are

By |January 26th, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments

This Is Why I Appreciate YOU… YOU MATTER

I’ve been on the receiving end of someone telling me I would amount to nothing in my life. In fact, I will never forget a teacher in high school telling me that many

By |January 25th, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments

5 Things to Keep In Mind When Hiring a New Director of Development

In 2013 CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund produced a report entitled Under Developed: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising. It shook the social sector. It proved what

By |January 21st, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

How To Do Social Good With A Photo

  We live in a digital and visual world. If you’re a donor, volunteer, activist or supporter for social good, you may be interested in something that I recently came across. Johnson & Johnson has

By |January 19th, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments

Get Off the Couch! 4 Reasons Why You’ll Succeed With Your Goals

So, we’re at the beginning of a New Year. By now, you may have already failed at your resolutions. Wait! There’s hope. It doesn’t matter who you are. Most people want to improve on some aspect

By |January 18th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

What Does Your Nonprofit Board Member Think About You?

I love meeting people. And, in the course of my work, I’m fortunate to speak to nonprofit and social enterprise executives and board leaders nearly every business day. I’m what they call a

By |January 14th, 2016|Blogging|0 Comments