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Book Review: Creative Deviations

NonProfit PRO

Direct Mail Fundraiser Education Book Review Creative Deviations direct mail John LeppIt’s finally here: a new handbook on direct mail called "Creative Deviations." It’s heavy, it’s filled with 286 pages, with nice large print, easy-to-read typeface and lots of “yous.”.

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Book Review: Generosity Crisis

NonProfit PRO

“The Generosity Crisis” identifies how the nonprofit world is in a battle for survival against many competitive, deep-pocketed and unsuspecting forces.

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Book Review: ‘Achieving Excellence in Fundraising’

NonProfit PRO

As I was beginning to build my library on fundraising, I knew I had to obtain the book, “Henry Rosso’s Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising.”

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Introducing our Book Group Facilitation Guide!

VQ Strategies

When we first conceived of the book, Transforming Disruption to Impact , our goal was to spark conversation about the innovations and adaptations that have been vital to sustaining the power of volunteers despite the many disruptions we have all experienced in recent years.

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Book Review: The Surprising Gift of Doubt

NonProfit PRO

“The Surprising Gift of Doubt,” written by Marc Pitman of Concord Leadership Group, is a book that’s not just about nonprofit leadership. Fundraiser Education Book Review Fundraiser education Nonprofit Leadership The Surprising Gift of Doubt

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Fundraising Book Review: ‘Green Green’

NonProfit PRO

I love fundraising book recommendations and, as you probably know by now, I love reading (and writing) fundraising books. So here is a review of the book "Green Green," published by Civil Sector Press, written by Canadian David Love, who has been raising funds for more than 51 years.

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The 10 Best Nonprofit Books Every Nonprofit Founder Must Read

Donorbox

The post The 10 Best Nonprofit Books Every Nonprofit Founder Must Read appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. Nonprofit Tips Resources charity book nonprofit nonprofit book nonprofit books nonprofit management book

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What Writing a Book About Monthly Giving Has Taught Me

NonProfit PRO

Much has changed since Harvey McKinnon wrote the book "Hidden Gold" in 1999 and since I wrote "Monthly Giving. The Sleeping Giant" in 2012. Much more emphasis on social media. Much more use of email. Much more in paid digital approaches.

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15 nonprofit books to inspire your New Year’s resolutions? 

Candid

As we enter 2023, we’ve compiled a list of nonprofit books from Candid’s free digital library that can help inspire your nonprofit’s New Year’s resolutions. Here are several nonprofit books to help you begin breaking new ground at your organization this year. .

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A Book!!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

But I’m a writer, and the writer in me decided that “Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology” is going to be a book. In April (after my lenten social media fast ), and after I relaunch my personal site (I’m moving all of the tech stuff there, and this URL will have stuff for the book,) I’ll fill everyone in with a lot more details. BooksAs I said, I am done. Blogging, that is.

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Book Review of Erica Waasdorp’s ‘Monthly Giving Made Easy’

NonProfit PRO

But after the two webinars, several delightful conversations and reading her new book, "Monthly Giving Made Easy," I’m convinced that it definitely is that good and that easy! At first, I thought that Erica’s approach to monthly giving sounded too good to be true. Monthly Giving

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Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. For 2019, that book is Paul Smith's, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , released this past summer. You can read this book in an hour or less.

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Grab Your Free Book!

Social Velocity

From now through this Wednesday, you can get the e-book version of Reinventing Social Change for FREE! Grab a free copy of the book for yourself, your board members, your staff, even your funders! The post Grab Your Free Book! I have a Giving Tuesday gift for you!

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Leadership Books To Read This Summer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership Leadership Books Management Summer Reading

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New Book Convenes Voices Across Sector

VQ Strategies

This concept was partly the inspiration for our latest book — a vital new collection of essays, Transforming Disruption to Impact: Rethinking Volunteer Engagement for a Rapidly Changing World. The book combines stories from nonprofit CEOs, funders, corporate engagement leaders, volunteers, and volunteer engagement professionals to unlock the potential of the field. Why did we create the book? Uncategorized Book Disruption to Impact Volunteer Engagement

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The Smart Nonprofit Book Launches 3/9

Beth Kanter

I’ve got some very exciting news, my new book, The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in an Automated World , co-authored with Allison Fine, launches on Wednesday, March 9th. You can purchase the book on Amazon! We are thrilled with the initial reception for the book.

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Key Takeaways For Leaders From The Book, All Are Welcome

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, I posted highlights and key takeaways from the book, All Are Welcome – HowTo Build A Real Workplace Culture Of Inclusion That Delivers Results , by Cynthia Owyoung. Thank you to the book’s publisher for sending me a copy of the book.

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The Smart Nonprofit Book Launches Today! 

Beth Kanter

Several years ago, Allison Fine and I started talking about our next book together and started writing and thinking about the implications of an emerging technology that we describe as “Smart Tech,” and what nonprofit leaders need to know to be prepared. You can purchase the book on Amazon!

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14 Nonprofit Books Recommended by Top Industry Experts

Classy

The following books ask you to rethink your assumptions, consider new approaches, and act on your best ideas. 14 Must-Read Books for Nonprofits. This book focuses on getting results by teaching new and experienced nonprofit leaders the fundamental skills of effective management.

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Books That Changed Us in 2020

Media Cause

embracing yoga pants as acceptable work attire, thinking about what really matters in life, and maybe my favorite one of all—stealing little hidden moments to sit down with a book and just read. We even started our own little book club!).

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Creative Deviations: a book you’ll want to read

Hands on Fundraising

The post Creative Deviations: a book you’ll want to read appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. “Creative Deviations”… you know you’re going to find this one interesting right from the title. John Lepp and Jen Love are partners in an agency you’ve probably heard of.

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Best New Leadership Book Of 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. For 2019, that book is Paul Smith's, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , released this past summer. You can read this book in an hour or less.

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The Book on Volunteer Management – Free eBook Download

The Volunteer Hub

At VolunteerHub, we wrote The Book on Volunteer Management…literally. The Book on Volunteer Management compiles 20 years of expertise into a valuable resource. The book is filled with best practices and strategies for organizing, managing, and retaining volunteers.

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Four Leadership Books To Read This Summer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Searching for good leadership books to read this summer? I recommend these: Book List Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Summer Reading

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The Smart Nonprofit: Free Book Event

Beth Kanter

It has been whirlwind two weeks since our book launched on March 9th. That’s why we wrote our book. The post The Smart Nonprofit: Free Book Event first appeared on Beth Kanter. Free Event: Register Here.

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Best New Leadership And Business Book Of 2020

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This time each year, I select my pick for best new leadership and business book for the year. also makes for a good gift from a parent or life/business coach and is perfect for a millennial’s book club. Writing is actually the easy part of getting a book launched!

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Nonprofits Mentioned in the Book

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By the time I am done writing, there could easily be over 200 nonprofits mentioned in the book. Nonprofits mentioned in the book thus far are: Amnesty International. The BookSome are featured in case studies, others are simply listed as examples of excellence. A goal of mine is to make sure that nonprofits of all sizes and budgets from numerous program areas are featured.

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Some Of My Favorite Leadership Books

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite books about about leadership include: Best Leadership Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I believe in the power of books to change the world. That is not a particularly radical belief among librarians, but I hope to make you believe even more in the power of books. Today, we are poised at a moment in time where we can transcend the limitations of past book technologies and bring the power of books to all humans. To bring the power of books to everybody on this planet, we must make books truly accessible. Love of the print book.

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The Book Of Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Skip Prichard’s new book, The Book of Mistakes , provides a motivating and inspiring fable and journey to finding the secrets to creating a successful future. Full of wisdom, this is a book for everyone, and particularly valuable to anyone who wants to be a better leader. I won’t reveal the nine mistakes, however, here are some of my favorite takeaways and snippets from the lessons the book teaches: Be the hero of your story, not a minor character in someone else’s.

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Today's Leadership Book Recommendation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? I receive about a book a week from authors to review, and I don't recommend them all.

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Walmart pledges $1 billion to pay employees’ college tuition, books

Candid

Walmart has announced a five-year, $1 billion commitment to cover 100 percent of the cost of college tuition and books for its employees through the company’s Live Better U (LBU) education program. Walmart to Pay 100 percent of college tuition and books for associates." .

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Book Highlights: The Leadership Contract

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership Leadership Books The Leadership Contract Vince Molinaro

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Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2021

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, we flashback to 2021 : This time each year, I select my pick for best new leadership book for the year. And, if you read only one leadership book next year, make it this one. Grossman : I’ve been incredibly humbled by the book’s overwhelmingly positive reception.

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Free E-Book: Rebuilding Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Without the Baggage

NonProfit PRO

If you behave in a loving way toward your constituent, you will increase revenue. If you want what is best for your constituent, you will find the right answers and the right words. By extending this philosophy to the design of our nonprofit events, we will rebuild better. We are resilient.

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First Leadership Book To Give To A New Manager

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Years ago when I started my leadership and management blog, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To a New Manager ?” That question generated 603 comments and 690 book recommendations. Some people suggested more than one book.

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Leadership Lessons From The Book TouchPoints

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite parts of Douglas Conant 's and Mette Norgaard 's book, TouchPoints , are these lessons for leaders: You need to have dual vision. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Leadership Lessons Management TouchPoints

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Your Digital Donor Thank-You Kit (Free E-Book)

DonorPerfect

The post Your Digital Donor Thank-You Kit (Free E-Book) appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. Download the Guide » Even through crises, your donors will support your nonprofit goals.

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Books To Read This Month

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pictured above are two books to add to your list for reading this month. In her book, author Esther K. Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership BooksLet The Story Do The Work explains that at the heart of leadership lies persuasion.

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[Book Research] Quotes of Social Media Wisdom?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the beginning of each chapter in my book (11 total) there will be a quote of wisdom from a nonprofit that speaks to content of that chapter. Then throughout the book, there will be approximately 20 more quotes of wisdom. If you have some wisdom to share with the nonprofit community, please post your quote below and if it fits, I’ll add it to the book. If it makes the book, I’ll let you know. Related Links: Book Research & Interviews. ?Book

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