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    A trusted source of information, trends and advice for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers and marketing professionals


    We know your time is valuable. We also know that the nonprofit sector changes quickly. That's why we take great care in preparing our weekly blog based upon industry trends, questions we've been getting from clients and colleagues, and our own research about what we hope will be valuable.

    Five tips to keep your team motivated during year-end

    September 26, 2022
    The year-end appeal season is right around the corner. Hopefully, your fundraising and marketing teams have already...

    Creating healthy coworker relationships (and why it’s important)

    May 26, 2022
    Coworker relationships can be hard to navigate. Healthy relationships at work can sometimes make or break your career....

    Forming good working relationships and why they're important

    February 25, 2021
    It's important to make sure your work relationships are healthy — after all, we spend a considerable amount of time at...

    Eight attributes of strong leaders and teams

    November 19, 2020
    Throughout my career, I have spent a great deal of time studying leadership. Some of that study was from working and...

    Picking the best vendor partner or contractor for your company

    October 8, 2020
    This blog was originally published on September 20, 2019. Like most small agencies and consulting firms, we outsource...

    Leading and planning during a crisis

    March 11, 2020
    I’m not an expert in infectious diseases. But I do have more than 25 years of experience in public relations, nonprofit...

    Three operational changes leaders must make to propel their business

    August 23, 2019
    I believe the best way to propel your nonprofit or small business is to look for methods to improve your operations....

    Six ways to become a transparent nonprofit leader

    February 21, 2019
    I've frequently come across the topic of transparent leadership and how it relates to building and maintaining a strong...

    Nine tips on how to write and prepare an engaging speech

    October 8, 2018
    Writing and preparing an engaging speech can be daunting. Sure, you could hire someone to help you develop and...

    Seven things leaders can do to run their nonprofit like a business

    September 24, 2018
    If you’re an executive director at a nonprofit, I wouldn’t be surprised if you have heard the following declaration...

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