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The 20 Most Popular sgENGAGE Articles Published in 2020

Connection Cafe

2020 has been quite the year, to say the very least. However, despite all the uncertainty and change, social good organizations have risen to meet the challenges thrown at them and find new ways to reach constituents and carry on their missions.

10 Nonprofit Sector Trends for 2021

Wild Apricot

Are you as ready for 2021 as I am? COVID-19 brought a slew of challenges for the nonprofit sector this year — but it didn’t get us down! As always, nonprofits showed their resilience and innovation to overcome a very difficult time. I’m. organizational-management

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How Small Businesses Can Leverage Instagram’s Hidden Likes

NonProfit Hub

Instagram has stopped showing likes. Some might already know about this. Let’s take a little sneak peek into the background of the story. Back in November of 2019, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri announced the number of likes on the Instagram application is going to be private.

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. For 2020, my pick is, StandOut! Become a Young Professional Who Wins at Work and Life , by Nathan Magnuson , published in June this year.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 175: 10 Tips to Supercharge Your Content

Connection Cafe

Content is at the heart of how your constituents engage online. It’s how you inspire supporters to action and nurture their passion for your mission. But getting top-notch quality and performance from content isn’t always easy.

7 Association Trends We'll See in 2021

Wild Apricot

Let’s be honest: 2020 was a tough year for associations. How you engage with members was flipped entirely on its head. However, despite cutbacks, canceled events, remote staff, and more, associations still managed to survive — congratulations! membership

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Today’s Talk with Susanne Blue

NonProfit Hub

This week on Today’s Talk, we sat down with Susanne Blue, Executive Director of Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach Center. Matt Talbot serves individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness in the Lincoln area. .

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Why Even a Pandemic Can’t Stop Our Employee Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Since 2001, Shepherd Center has run an employee giving campaign. This annual campaign has been increasingly successful each year, regularly exceeding financial goals during the 5-week period and cumulatively raising more than $2.1 million.

December Update: Ending the Year on a Great Note

Wild Apricot

We’ve almost made it through the year! As we’re counting down to 2021, let’s look at the resources and updates from December. This month's highlight includes the launch of digital products, where you can offer digital content for. wild-apricot-updates

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With 2021 fast approaching, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for next year. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?

The Top 3 Benefits of AI for Fundraisers

Beth Kanter

Allison Fine and I originally published this blog post on the Candid Blog here. Please join us on January 13, 2021, for a free webinar on AI & generosity to explore these issues further. Register for the webinar. We are often asked, “What’s the next big thing?”

Reflections on 2020

Museum 2.0

Learning from challenges is one of the hardest things for me. I can’t help but wallow in my mistakes and relive my frustrations. So, if you’re not quite ready to learn from 2020, that’s fine. Also, if you have quite got it into your mind to think about The After, that’s okay. But here are some of my reflections from this year in museum work: Camp Life: I came to camping late and through my children. What I thought of as dirty and cold often turned out to be that way.

How the Diversity Workforce Coalition Grew Their Event Attendance by 526% in 2020

Wild Apricot

This year has been pivotal for many reasons — one of which is that the corporate world is finally realizing the impact and importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. However, many organizations are still learning the ins. events

Dig Deep Within Your Organization For New Ideas

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are looking for ideas for how to grow revenue, streamline processes and procedures and/or reduce expenses, dig deep within your organization. Don't ask only your direct reports for their suggestions. Instead, ask everyone at all levels.

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10 Design Tips for Awesome Nonprofit Online Presentations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Beth Singer , Principal at Beth Singer Design, LLC – a design firm that specializes in creating digital slide decks with editorial clarity and design that enable nonprofits to connect with audiences and move them from interest to action. Calling all presenters, trainers, and fundraisers!

How To Reach Your Goals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Social psychologist, Heidi Grant Halvorson , wrote Succeed to help you understand how goals work, what tends to go wrong, and what you can do to reach your goals or to help others reach theirs.

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Three Tasks For Leaders This Week

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be Decisive A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees. Equally bad, a lack of decision will impede the progress of the manager's team. Some managers make endless requests for data as a way to postpone their having to make a decision.

The Seven Attributes Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Their definition consists of these seven attributes.

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Today's Business Quote

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"We can't solve problems by doing the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." -- Albert Einstein. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes