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5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Love Cryptocurrency

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy , co-founders of The Giving Block. Thanks to the increase in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, nonprofits are increasingly turning to cryptocurrency as a new source of revenue.

How Nonprofits Can Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

NonProfit Hub

Bitcoin has been around for just over 10 years, and in that time it has become a big deal. It’s discussed in everything from Trump’s tweets to popular songs, TV shows and movies.

Integrating Development and Finance through Technology and Best Practices

Connection Cafe

Development and f inance teams have their own unique but overlapping responsibilities around the management of revenue.? They answer to different audiences and measure success in different ways.? This can lead to what appears to be discord but really is a natural push and pull of departments sharing data to different ends.? . Looking to empower your development and finance teams to better collaborate? Start with these three best practices:? . Create policies together.

10 Tips for Turning Photos Into Powerful Stories

John Haydon

The Internet is slowly but surely becoming one big picture book. Instagram and Pinterest have grown at astronomic rates precisely because they allow people to easily create, curate and share pictures.

Photo 101

DCM Services, LLC (You’re dead? That Won’t Stop the Debt Collector)

SocialFish

At some point in your life, you might fall behind on a financial obligation, and end up in debt.

10 Common Misconceptions about Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Gyrus

Despite lots of recognition in the market, learning management systems are often regarded as something which is

Marketing for Every Moment of the Student Engagement Lifecycle

Connection Cafe

Higher education marketers have herculean missions! Your work attracts new students, engages current students, and delights alumni and donors. There’s so much ground to cover when you’re planning an engagement strategy for much of your target audience’s life. Here’s where to focus at every stage. Attracting Students. Potential students are excited and nervous all at once.

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Embracing risk culture in nonprofits: let’s start talking about failure

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Jordyn Shafer-Frie Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. What is risk culture? “.staff staff at every level appropriately manage risk as an intrinsic part of their day-to-day work.

One-Man Bands and Museum Labor as an Access Barrier

Museum 2.0

When I was little, my uncle drove me to see a real big top circus. I don’t quite remember where it was, somewhere over in the farmlands near Santa Cruz, like Gilroy or Watsonville.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 111: #GivingTuesday is Closer Than You Think

Connection Cafe

This year, #GivingTuesday falls on December 3. While this feels far away now, it will be here sooner than you think, and it’s time to start preparing! Whether you work at a small nonprofit, a community hospital, a large museum, or anything in between, #GivingTuesday can help your organization attract new donors, re-engage old ones, or even just set the stage for year-end giving campaigns.

How to Spot Useful Nonprofit Tech Tools — And 3 You Can Use Today

Wild Apricot

Here are several useful nonprofit tech tools, as well as how you can select the right ones for your nonprofit, from guest poster Amy Neumann, founder of Free Tech for Nonprofits

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Performant Recovery Company Review – Should you Fear Them?

SocialFish

Debt recovery is the process of pursuing payments of debts that are owed by individuals to either health insurance companies, banks, credit card companies, or any other creditor.

Don't Take All The Credit

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Insecure managers hog the credit for a job well done. Or, they hide the credit and don't give credit where credit is due. These managers are afraid to let their employees be in the limelight.

3 Keys to Pitching Pro Bono Opportunities for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Over the last year, we’ve done our best to extol the benefits of skills-based volunteerism to npEngage readers , offering best practices for and case studies on pro bono service. From the response you’ve provided, we know many of you are eager to engage in this work and are looking for the best way to approach potential skilled volunteers – either as individuals or through a corporate partnership.

How to Start a 501c3 Nonprofit the Right Way in Nine Steps

Wild Apricot

Congratulations — you're on your way to changing the world! In this guide I cover how to start a nonprofit or 501c3, from setting your goals to getting your first paying members

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Capio Partners- Are they harassing you?

SocialFish

Harassment by debt collection agencies is prevalent, and most consumers have consistently complained about this. Unfortunately, most people do not know or even understand their rights when it comes to debt collection.

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Don't Hire Someone Just Like You

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Despite the temptation to hire someone like yourself, hire someone to complement your skills --not to duplicate your skills. Managers often find it easier, more comfortable, or less threatening to hire someone with similar skills and work habits.

3 Key Benefits of Switching from Manual Check Writing to Automated Processes

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For those of you who are responsible for all of the financial responsibilities in your office, you may be tasked with completing a huge job each month within a short time frame. The job that you do can even become very stressful and nerve racking, especially since not one error can be made.

Wakefield and Associates (Are they Legit?)

SocialFish

Are they Legit? Receiving a call from a debt collection agency usually is a terrible experience as most of them tend to be rude, and they will harass and threaten you. For this reason, most people will assume it is a scam or some fraudster trying to get access to your personal information.

Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)

SocialFish

Can medical bills really land you in trouble? The answer is yes. Medical bills can indeed land you in some significant trouble, which can lead to enormous amounts of debt.

How Not To Run A Meeting

Eric Jacobsen Blog

At the next meeting you lead, don't: Hold it if the meeting will seem unnecessary to your participants. Allow attendees to use their smartphones for personal reasons. Let participants interrupt each other. Go beyond your scheduled time.

Two Lessons From Good To Great

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are two of my favorite quotes from the hugely popular leadership book, Good To Great : "The good-to-great companies did not say, 'Okay, folks, let's get passionate about what we do.' Sensibly, they went the other way entirely; We should only do those things that we can get passionate about." "To

Onboarding New Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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How To Be The Synergist To End Gridlock

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Why do so many teams and groups fail to perform --achieving compromise at best and gridlock at worst? According to best-selling author Les McKeown , the problem lays in conflicting personality types: the Visionary with big ideas and little execution.

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11 Best Reasons To Do Employee Exit Interviews

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Don't be the guy in the picture when an employee leaves your company. Instead, conduct exit interviews and surveys. Leigh Branham explains in his book, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave , what the most favorable conditions are for conducting the interviews and surveys.

IC Systems – Are they Legit?

SocialFish

IC Systems is a debt collection agency that was founded in 1938. They are located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and they usually collect debts on behalf of their clients in healthcare, education, dental, government, utilities, commercial industries, and financial services. In addition, they deal with many other small and medium-sized businesses. Like other debt collection companies, IC Systems usually buys debts from their clients, and then contract consumers who are meant to pay them.

Hunter Warfield – How to settle your debts?

SocialFish

If your experience with debt collection agencies has been far from pleasant, you are not alone. It is a well-known fact that these agencies use the most unorthodox methods while collecting from consumers. It is however, essential to note that according to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which is a body that seeks to protect you from harassment, they are not allowed to behave in this way.

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Coast Professional – Does it help to pay off the debt?

SocialFish

If you have defaulted on your federal student loan, then, chances are that you have received a call from Coast Professional. Coast Professional Inc., or CPI as they are commonly referred to, is a third party collections agency that is located in Geneseo, New York.

Rate My Teacher (Is the class worth it?)

SocialFish

If you are about to take a new class, then it’s only reasonable for you to be curious about your new teacher, and whether they are good or not. Of course, everyone wants to take a class with an easy-going teacher, who is interesting, kind, and fair.

Jefferson Capital Systems – Can you trust them?

SocialFish

This is an aggressive third party debt collection company that is headquartered in St. Cloud, Minnesota. They usually collect charge-off debt, which is what is commonly known in the industry as a junk debt buyer.