How To Effectively Do Digital Networking And Net-Weaving

It’s all about digital these days and it has impacted skills in networking. In the old days, you would wait for your bright and shiny new business cards to arrive from the printer.

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By |July 30th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

What Are The Elements For A Development Committee Of The Board?

It happens more often than we’d like to think, but many non-profit boards prefer to pass their fundraising responsibilities to the chief executive or staff. I’ve seen it time and again. However, successful

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By |July 28th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

You’re Fired!

Earlier in the year, I had a call from a supplier. He told me he would have to raise the price of supplies he sold to us. It would be significant. It didn’t

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By |July 23rd, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

Business Can’t Assume They Can Simply Replace Nonprofits And Be More Effective

I’m a big believer that nonprofits should operate using more business principles, which is happening increasingly across the sector. However, on the other side of the coin, there is a prejudice against nonprofit

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By |July 21st, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Why Your Nonprofit Is Failing: Quit Making Excuses

Here’s the potential situation in your nonprofit. You have tensions at the board level. As the CEO, you are blaming internal factions. Or, you have high turnover of staff. You blame a lack

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By |July 16th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

You Don’t Want to Compete, You Want to Dominate

I’ve been in sales my whole life and I love it. If you think you’re not in sales, you’re wrong. We’re all in the business of selling our ideas, our thoughts and our

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By |July 14th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

Why Your Call to Action Isn’t Getting Any Action

Recently I have been sketching out and writing my next book about effective marketing for nonprofit and social enterprise organizations. One of the elements that I think is important, but is oftentimes missed

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By |July 9th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Why Your Nonprofit Needs to Be on YouTube

After Facebook, YouTube has the largest market share of social networking sites in the world. If you follow what is happening, you will find that search engines, such as Google, are responding to

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By |July 7th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Starting A Capital Campaign? Here’s What You Need To Know

The economy has improved and nonprofits and social enterprise organizations, particularly ones that were being especially cautious with their funds, have once again started to look at investment and capacity building. A very

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By |July 2nd, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

How To Keep Your Communications Strategy From Stalling

It’s been estimated that in today’s world, on any given day individuals are exposed to 5,000 advertisements per day. It might not seem so, but think about it. Think of all of the

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By |June 30th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments