The importance of nonprofit strategic planning during “uncertain” times

Strategic planning during uncertain times may seem like the last thing your nonprofit wants to do or should do. But it is times like now (pandemic, political transitions, etc.) that your...

Ten ways to take care of yourself, your team and your donors in December

We all know that 2020 has been more than a little challenging and we’re ready to write it off and start a new year. But with a few weeks to go until 2021, there are still some things you can do to...

Eight attributes of strong leaders and teams

Throughout my career, I have spent a great deal of time studying leadership. Some of that study was from working and watching my bosses, and the remainder was through reading and listening to...

The Dot Org Solutions team describes their versatile career paths

The staff at Dot Org Solutions was asked to reminisce on their versatile career paths and describe them in one word.

Picking the best vendor partner or contractor for your company

This blog was originally published on September 20, 2019. Like most small agencies and consulting firms, we outsource certain types of work to outside vendors or contractors and have vendor...

Dot Org Solutions webinar series to focus on nonprofit resilience

Our communities rely on nonprofits to thrive. So, we must provide as many opportunities as possible during this pandemic to support nonprofits and nonprofit professionals. Essentially, when the...

Things the pandemic taught me about managing a business

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, I, like most business owners, had to learn how to manage a business in a crisis.

Dot Org launches “Café” to focus on nonprofit professional development

Normally when I write a blog for Dot Org, I focus on a topic related to leadership and/or the nonprofit sector. But today I’m taking a break from our traditional blog format to talk about several...

Avoiding the trap of being too productive

Like many businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, we have our team working remotely. We’re trying to stay as productive as possible on work projects, adapting to new environments, checking...

Leading and planning during a crisis

I’m not an expert in infectious diseases. But I do have more than 25 years of experience in public relations, nonprofit communications and marketing so I understand how to communicate with diverse...