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For sale for a cause: Elven Princess

Judi Sohn

For background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. This one will be one of the hardest to give up, but I will to support a great organization. If you’re interested, leave a bid in the comments and I’m starting this one at $125.

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Is Your Online Donation Form Turning Off Donors?

Connection Cafe

If there is one thing that is almost entirely unique to the world of nonprofit websites (compared to the for-profit companies I have assisted for the past 10 years), it is the part of the donation form (or response device) we call the gift array.

New Nonprofit Workforce Study from Work for Good

SocialFish

Guest post from Work For Good. Clearly a topic near and dear to my heart. Anyone working in the nonprofit world knows the magnetic draw of doing good for others and their communities. But how strong is that attraction once you are in the day-to-day grind of meaningful, yet hard work?

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In Loving Memory of My Mom, Ruth D. Kanter (My Mom)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In Loving Memory of Ruth D. Kanter. My mom passed away peacefully last month a few months shy of her 90th birthday. My mom was generous and supportive of everyone in her life and those less fortunate than her.

For sale for a cause: Sundance

Judi Sohn

For more on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. After I finished Elven Princess on a Sunday afternoon, I didn’t have time to block it so I started on the next shawl right away. Sundance is a smaller shawl by Anna Victoria.

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4 Easy Ways to Become a Better Volunteer

NonProfit Hub

Part of being a good volunteer manager is understanding how to be a good volunteer. Below are four things you can start doing right now to become a better volunteer, ultimately creating a bigger impact for organizations that serve your community. Educate yourself. First things first: you should have a firm grasp of your volunteer organization’s mission and goals before you start.

3 Employee Giving Lessons Corporations Can Learn from Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

In my last post , we explored ways that corporations can learn from nonprofits around employee volunteering.

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Market Your Donation Page With 6 Stellar Social Media Strategies

SocialFish

If there’s one place your nonprofit’s marketing team wants to be online, it’s social media! Not only is social media a huge part of our day-to-day lives, but it’s also a great platform for causes to get the word out about their mission and their latest fundraising campaigns.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

Everyaction

In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus !

Sticky Notes: Potential for Trouble!

Vertex Systems

The idea for sticky notes was conceived in 1974 by a gentleman by the name of Arthur Fry. He was looking for a way to hold the bookmarks in his song book while singing in the church choir. . He worked at 3M and was aware of a co-worker’s accidental invention of a light sticky tape substance.

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Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Although people generally spend about 50 percent more time listening than speaking, the average listener misses more than he or she takes in – about two-thirds of any spoken message. That’s the unnerving findings of Robert Bolton, PH. and Dorothy Grover Bolton, ED.M.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

Everyaction

In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus !

Leadership Development in Nonprofits: Identifying Toxic Signs of Ego in Your Development Space

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Disa McAlister Fall 2017 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Nonprofit organizations have added pressure in the area of Leadership Development due to smaller staff sizes, with smaller salaries. This means people are expected to do more for less.

April Update: Introducing Wild Apricot Payments

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn how to set up Wild Apricot Payments and other new features in this month's update

Agility, Daily Standups And Delighting Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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How To Energize People Every Day

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, I bring back one of my most-read blog posts from last year. At the end of each year, I select my choice for the best new leadership book for that year, and then highlight that book on my blog.

How To Do More

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership thought is John Wesley's Rule : Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as you ever can. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management John Wesley Leadership

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How To Stay Motivated

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

10 Charateristics Of High Performing Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese , authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team's purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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How To Lead Your Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Courage Solution , a book by Mindy Mackenzie , is all about the simple truth that the only thing you can reliably change or control is yourself.