How to Deal With Territorial Attitudes in Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

Your work as a fundraiser is to help donors experience the most possible joy through giving by enabling them to give to projects and programs that light them up and will help change the world.

Attitude of Gratitude: our Favorite #UNselfies from #GivingTuesday 2015

EveryAction

Ready or not, it's #GivingTuesday! The single busiest giving day of the year is here, and with it comes one of our favorite social media campaigns, the #UNselfie. social media #givingtuesday

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YOUR ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE MAKES LIFE-LONG DONORS

Donor Search

Have an Attitude of Gratitude. Why is an Attitude of Gratitude Important? What’s an Attitude of Gratitude? Want your donors to give again and again? When you sincerely and regularly thank your donors for their gifts, they feel appreciated and connected to your cause beyond the single gift. And they’ll continue to give indefinitely. Smart…

Consumer Attitudes Toward Mobile Giving

NTEN

Despite the continued growth of the medium and tens of millions of dollars raised for North American nonprofit organizations, very little research has been performed on consumer attitudes toward mobile giving. By David Farnes, Executive Director, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada , and Vice President, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Associatio n and Jim Manis, Chairman and CEO, Mobile Giving Foundation.

Social Media At Work? Employers Changing Attitudes Toward Emerging Tools

TechImpact

Employers Changing Attitudes Toward Emerging Tools appeared first on Tech Impact. For some companies, social media at work remains a taboo. Facebook, Twitter, these are networks that employers have traditionally classified as distractions. But according to a recent post from Social Media Collective, more employers are realizing that social media often plays a critical role in day to day operations. More and more organizations are … Continued The post Social Media At Work?

How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

Have the right attitude. Now that you have a better idea of how to tout your for-profit accomplishments, here are some interview attitude tips to help you shake off the nerves and put your best self forward. But with the right attitude, more highly-skilled, capable, and passionate professionals can enter the nonprofit world and find both satisfaction and purpose in doing good. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

The top 3 attitudes of wildly successful Fundraisers

Get Fully Funded

Adopt these three attitudes and watch things start to change. . . . . Many people are being wildly successful in fundraising these days. After working with several, I’ve noticed that share a few things in common. The are passionate about their cause. They believe deeply in the work their nonprofit does and they love seeing loves changed. They are willing to do whatever it takes to see their nonprofit organization succeed. If that means working long hours, they’ll do it.

How Your Attitude Shapes Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

I make a conscious effort not to get overly pessimistic or have an irritable attitude towards my coworkers because I want to be mindful of the type of work environment I’m creating. Keeping that in mind, I’ve put together a few thoughts on how to keep a positive attitude at the workplace, even when things seem dire. Every morning, I get to the office, switch my phone to silent, and grab a glass of water while my laptop’s starting up.

The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

We need to foster an attitude of gratitude and create a culture of thanking our donors. To create an attitude of gratitude , consider the good ole’ fashioned 5Ws and an H: Who is involved in each step of the thank you process? The post The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Sponsored by Network for Good. From early childhood, we are taught the magic words: thank you.

The top 3 attitudes of wildly successful Fundraisers

Get Fully Funded

Adopt these three attitudes and watch things start to change. . . . . Many people are being wildly successful in fundraising these days. After working with several, I’ve noticed that share a few things in common. The are passionate about their cause. They believe deeply in the work their nonprofit does and they love seeing loves changed. They are willing to do whatever it takes to see their nonprofit organization succeed. If that means working long hours, they’ll do it.

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth Kanter

I detected a clear shift in attitudes in the audience at the conference based on the audience questions. With shifting attitudes, the skills and will to get past hurdles in measurement follow.

Steal My Idea, Please! Why An Open Source Attitude Can Make Apps Go Viral

Care2

Last week I got ripped off, but for the first time, I’m happy about it. They didn’t just steal my wallet and phone—they took something that me and a team of people spent months to create. Earlier this week, the world turned 7 billion. Yes, 7 billion people. It’s a strangely large number that can freak people out and put them to sleep at the same time. We knew the event would get a lot of public attention so a few months ago, my organization had a brainstorm about it.

The Flickr Hold A Sign Meme: Protesting Wendy's Frosty Attitude Towards Animals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm a sucker for black dogs that look like my old dog Sadie. This photo is from the Humane Society's recent "Wendy That's Not Right" campaign. This technique is the " hold a sign meme " where you ask your community to send photos to flickr of you (or your animal) holding a protest sign. The flickr pool of photos is here. I saw a campaign email (I'm on their list so I saw the email a fews ago, but I was too overwhelmed with email to do anything).

What Anti-Maskers Can Teach Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Last week, I saw an interesting example of how identity influences attitudes. For the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation. This idea informs the fundraising copy that I write for our clients at Turnkey.

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A Shift from Fundraising to Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

It is not a bad approach but it has the potential to shift many attitudes for varied reasons.

DonorPerfect CommUNITY Conference recap: The Future of Community Fundraising

DonorPerfect

Community usually centers around shared attitudes, interests, and goals. A fresh look at community fundraising for 2022 I don’t know about you, but I think the language we use in our personal and professional lives is very powerful.

How To Write An Employee Satisfaction And Engagement Survey

Eric Jacobson

Friday, November 19, 2010 How To Write An Employee Satisfaction And Engagement Survey According to Polaris , a company that specializes in employee research, “a company’s employees are often the face and frontline of an organization and their opinion of that organization affects their attitude, thus affecting customers’ attitudes, behavior and ultimately, the bottom line.&# skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

Digital Leaders Enjoy the Thrills

.orgSource

The job demands a strong stomach, a resilient attitude, and the ability to take risks as well as hard knocks. Are you an association professional with your eye on the corner office? If you also like roller coasters, bumper cars, and Whack-a-Mole, you have what it takes.

Report Finds Church Membership Active Technology Users

Wild Apricot

A new Pew Research report offers fresh insight into the attitudes and technology use of spiritually active Americans. churches research

New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy | Nonprofit Trends with.

sgEngage

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 11th, 2010 The 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy has a lot of information about the attitudes and giving behaviors of wealthy donors.

What the Vietnam War and the Stockdale Paradox Can Teach Us About How to Face 2022

The MatrixFiles

Keeping my team and my family focused on what we CAN control : our work, our attitudes, our routines. It’s 2022 and it feels like 2021 again. We’ve got another COVID wave, more lockdowns, more virtual schooling, more work from home, canceled trips, and a country more polarized than ever.

Board Meeting Breakouts, Member Feedback and More

Wild Apricot

This week''s link round-up offers insight and ideas on: board meeting breakout sessions, tools for capturing and acting on member feedback, reinventing your events, and developing an "attitude of gratitude". membership Apricot Jam

Ongoing hybrid working adds pressure on both workers and leaders

Charity Village

The Adecco Group has unveiled the results of its latest and most comprehensive global study, Resetting Normal: Defining the New Era of Work, which examines how attitudes to work have changed over 12 months.

NetCentric Advocacy: Base Buildigng via Technology: 29% Connect Broadband At Home

Network-Centric Advocacy

» October 03, 2005 Base Buildigng via Technology: 29% Connect Broadband At Home "Missing from most marketers toolboxes is an understanding that consumers attitudes toward technology determine a lot about how they receive marketing messages, get service online, adopt new technologies, and spend their time." NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

5 Persuasive Posts

Wild Apricot

From Mindfully Building Networks to Attitudes of Gratitude, Repelling Attendees and more…. Here are 5 of the posts we've bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week. Fundraising membership events Apricot Jam

Canadians rely on employee benefits to take better control of their health and wellness in 2022

Charity Village

According to the second annual Canadian Attitudes on Health and Virtual Care Report, 82% of Canadians are committing to taking better care of themselves, and 39% plan on using their employee benefits to […]. New research revealed that Canadians are planning to leverage their employee benefits to take back control of their physical and mental health in 2022.

You Can Turn Any Challenge into Opportunity

Social Velocity

I’m not suggesting you adopt a Pollyanna attitude to every challenge that befalls your organization. Did you know that when you choose to focus on the positive aspects of a difficult situation you can transform it? Like when you are trying to re-engage an errant board member.

How To Be Indispensable At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bruce Tulgan ’s book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work is all about how to win influence, beat overcommitment, and get the right things done in your workplace.

Guest Post: Transcending the middle with a metrics mindset

Twenty Hats

Your attitude predicts your outcome. Be humbled by the sheer volume you see there and then shift your attitude to match it. It’s to prove your worth to yourself in order to transform your attitude! Measuring volunteer impact benefits more that your program: it empowers YOU.

First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The term reflects an acronym that stands for behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and environment. Attitudes – Encompassing strategic, posture, and culture choices around how to win.

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Don’t Wait: 3 Tips To Deal With Difficult Or Disengaged Board Members

Bloomerang

It should clearly outline participation requirements, obligations, and expectations of work, responsibilities, behavior, and attitudes. We bring on board members with high hopes and expectations. They tell us they have a passion for the mission and want to help.

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How Motivated People Stay Motivated

Eric Jacobsen Blog

These might be people in the office and friends who have bad attitudes. To learn how to stay motivated, read High-Profit Prospecting , by Mark Hunter. It's a powerful read that includes counter intuitive advice and cutting-edge best practices for sales prospecting in today's business world.

How To Be Indispensable At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bruce Tulgan ’s book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work is all about how to win influence, beat overcommitment, and get the right things done in your workplace.

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Feeling Thankful at Forum One

Forum One

Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” ~ Germany Kent , American print and broadcast journalist, HR guru, author, speaker, visionary. As we enter Thanksgiving week, I reminisce on what I’m thankful for at Forum One.

How can small nonprofits be successful in strategic human resources management?

ASU Lodestar Center

A sector-wide solution must be pursued, creating a shift in attitude toward SHRM within small organizations. These changes among individual small organizations are important to creating the necessary shift in the overall attitude toward SHRM within the nonprofit sector.

Surviving a Post-Cookie (No, Not THOSE Kind) World

M+R

Values-based statements like this example from WWF tap into shared beliefs and attitudes, resulting in a concept that feels very personal and specific to the person who sees it (and the very pointed eye contact from some of the critters in the ad can’t hurt either). Read time: 3 minutes.

Narrative Change Strategy

Forum One

Narratives are profoundly shaped by social media and can be a marker for tracking changes in attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. We tell stories to make sense of the world around us. Stories are based on commonly held beliefs about people, institutions, and society.

Measuring and Reporting Nonprofit Outcomes

NTEN

They are specific changes or benefits that include a transformation in knowledge, attitudes, values, skills, behaviors or conditions. Gina Edwards. VP, Marketing & Communications. Heart of Illinois United Way. Outcomes are not just visions or goals. Outcome information and measurement are the not-for-profit equivalents of the for-profit industry's return on investment.

Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Shifting attitudes in the U.S. By Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA. Please follow Ms.

Daily DoGooder: The World had Changed. You Can Too

See3

| 1:01 World Wildlife Foundation Canada Set to a hokey feel-good tune, this clip from WWF Canada riffs on Western cultural attitudes and commonplaces of times gone by. Change the world, one video at a time.The World had Changed. You Can Too. | This video posits the power of change in the small, daily actions of [.]. Daily DoGooder

Why is Person First Language Important and 7 Ways You Can Start Using It Right Now

Whole Whale

Historically, people with disabilities were considered to be burdens and were treated with contempt as a result of this attitude. We’re usually not taught to speak with person-first language. But a person with a disability is a person first.

Breakthrough Trends & Strategies for Online Peer-to-Peer Campaigns

NTEN

The non-profit sector has a much more pragmatic attitude towards social fundraising now than we did when popular networks like Facebook or Twitter were new. Claire Kerr. Director of Digital Philanthropy. Artez Interactive. If you’ve ever rolled your eyes at the suggestion that Facebook is a significant channel for online fundraising, you are not alone!

7 Ways To Stay Motivated

Eric Jacobsen Blog

These might be people in the office and friends who have bad attitudes. To learn how to stay motivated, read High-Profit Prospecting , by Mark Hunter. It's a powerful read that includes counterintuitive advice and cutting-edge best practices for sales prospecting in today's business world.