The pandemic’s silver lining on fundraising

The last 16 months has forced many of us out of our comfort zones. We’ve all had to adjust in order to do our jobs. Now, everyone keeps talking about returning to “normal”, but what does “normal”...

Summer recommendations from the Dot Org team

After a rough year in 2020 and a busy beginning to 2021, I think all of us are ready for a (mostly) normal, low-key summer. Most of our staff has either already gone on a vacation or planned one,...

The pandemic and working women - my hope for women in 2021 and beyond

As we pass the halfway mark of International Women’s Month 2021, I feel like our country is making strides toward being back to “normal.” Vaccines have been developed and are becoming more widely...

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.

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...

At-home distractions and how to combat them

When we decided to temporarily close our office in March and our team started working from home, we had a lot to figure out. Luckily, I had a desk and a semi-dedicated office space to work in, but...

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.

How to find value in webinars and virtual professional development

Even before the pandemic, webinars were an easy way for all of us to do a little professional development, hear some new ideas or even validate some old ones. Once the pandemic hit, I felt like I...

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...