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Donors: Gimme My Money Back

If you are in the charitable sector, I hope you received the memo that transparency is essential in today’s environment. There was a time, not very long ago, when donors gave to nonprofits

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By |January 27th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

Increase Your Revenue From Your Donors

According to an article in Network for Good, here is the reality for donor giving to nonprofits:

Commercial business customer retention is 94 percent. It is 41 percent for nonprofits.
New donor retention is 27

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By |January 22nd, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Women Are Changing Philanthropy

Late last year, Melinda Gates unveiled an initiative by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve funding to projects geared toward women and girls. Historically, giving specifically to programs for women and

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By |January 20th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

Haiti: Long Hard Climb From Devastation

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Haiti. It destroyed infrastructure and devastated the lives of 3.5 million people. Oftentimes, tragedy strikes without warning and, in this case, the road

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By |January 15th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Using Humor in Charity

I just read an opinion piece by Justin Korda that nonprofits and philanthropic organizations should read. I think it is important to add my voice to Mr. Korda’s and say that comedy and

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By |January 13th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Be A Better Listener And Leader

If you take a quick look at leadership and business courses, you will find a host of workshops on how to become an excellent speaker, but you don’t find too many on training

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By |January 8th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

How to Manage and Protect Your Online Reputation

Recently I read a story of how one person’s photo was used on LinkedIn and other social media sites to create false profiles. This had a damaging effect on this person’s business dealings.

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By |January 6th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Want to Land the Job?

With only a little bit of time remaining before the New Year, a lot of people are looking to kick off 2015 on a fresh note. Recently, I started the hiring process for

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By |December 30th, 2014|Blogging|0 Comments

Open Letter During the 2014 Holidays

Dear Friends,
As I write this, I am very aware that we have only a little time left in 2014. Another year will soon draw to a close and we will once again stand

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By |December 23rd, 2014|Blogging|0 Comments

It’s All About the Benjamins

In my business, I work with nonprofits and social enterprise organizations every day, and it still amazes me when I speak to executives and they tell me they essentially hope for lightning in

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By |December 18th, 2014|Leadership|0 Comments