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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 133: Just Say “No” to Nonprofit Burnout

Connection Cafe

This episode was originally published on April 18, 2018 as part of Blackbaud’s previous Raise & Engage Podcast. Burnout. We’ve all been there or know someone who has. While work-life balance can be difficult for anyone to maintain, professionals in the non-profit sector face certain challenges that put them at a greater risk for experiencing burnout. How can you prevent burnout on an individual level, and how can an organization’s leadership help prevent employees from experiencing burnout?

Lynne Wester : The Four Pillars of the Donor Experience

NonProfit Hub

We have a huge problem facing our sustainability in nonprofits and that is donor retention. With first-time donor retention rates hovering below 30% and overall donor retention less than 50%, we are in danger of losing our donor bases.

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10 Common Misconceptions Nonprofits Have About Bitcoin Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy , co-founders of The Giving Block. Nonprofits have been accepting cryptocurrency donations for over a decade. The recent spike in cryptocurrency fundraising was sparked by IRS guidance which provided clarity and ignited the trend.

Blue Fox's Ultimate Financial Checklist for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Blue Fox

Get your financial house in order before you launch your next fundraising initiative! DOWNLOAD THE CHECKLIST HERE Nonprofits everywhere equate fundraising with tireless event planning, digital crowdfunding, relationship building, and writing grants.

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Positivity, Time, and Work

Museum 2.0

Last week turned into an empirical study in my own personal goal for the year (being kind to myself). I had written most of last week’s post at the beginning of the month. I only needed to dump it from the temporary file into blogger, but I couldn’t find the five minutes.

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What Is Content Governance and Why Does It Matter?

Connection Cafe

Content governance. If you haven’t yet heard the term, start getting used to it. You’ll hear it a lot. Ten years ago, when “content marketing” took hold, organizations realized that they needed to create useful and beautiful content.

[FREE WEBINAR] How NGOs Worldwide Can Use Digital Storytelling to Attract U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA.

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How to Write The Best Thank-You Letter for Donations + Three Templates and Samples

Wild Apricot

The impact of a great thank-you letter can't be overstated. Here's how you can prepare the best thank you letters for donations to keep your donors coming back for more

Meeting Behavior Ground Rules

Eric Jacobsen Blog

While recently reading C. Elliott Haverlack's book, Unbundle It , I found his 11 ground rules for meeting behaviors to be particularly helpful: Arrive on time. Be respectful of other attendees. No phones or computers if at all possible.

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How Using Real Estate Transaction Management Software Can Help Your Commercial Real Estate Firm

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When it comes to commercial real estate, there is a lot to think about. Many signatories are needed at various stages of the process, and deals are often varied and complex in ways that residential real estate is not.

Don’t Miss Out on PersoniFest 2020 — Check Out Our Top Program Picks!

Wild Apricot

PersoniFest 2020 is in Colorado Springs between April 5-8. Here's why you and your team don't want to miss Wild Apricot's third annual user conference

The Top 16 Church Management Software Solutions In 2020

Wild Apricot

In the market for church management software? Find out which one best fits your church, what features to look for, and which ones have the best price

27 Amazing Nonprofit Podcasts To Check Out In 2020

Wild Apricot

You'll find inspiring and educational podcasts on every topic from social media and nonprofit technology to cause marketing and fundraising ideas. Check out these 27 great podcasts for nonprofits to get started

Six-Step Strategic Planning Process

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, I shared highlights from the useful book, First-Time Leader , by George Bradt and Gillian Davis. Here's one more gem from the book -- the authors' recommendations for a six-step strategic planning process : Set an aspirational destination (derived from the mission and vision).

Today's Leadership Thought

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see it as a place you go to give, and not a place you go to take." -- Anthony Robbins.

How To Lose Respect

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Picture this. You call an employee into your office for a meeting. As your employee is explaining something to you, you turn to your computer monitor to check e-mail. Or, you answer your phone. Or, you look at your mobile device. Or, you engage in a conversation with someone who enters your doorway.

Are You Spinning Your Employees In Circles?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

How To Give Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Entrepreneur magazine's February 2012 issue offered these great, timeless tips on how to give praise : Praise followed by criticism is not praise. Praise followed by praise is probably a little too much praise. Ending an expression of praise with ".and and stuff" nullifies the praise.

4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Go Paperless

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

No matter how you have kept track of your books in the past, you should always consider how you are planning to optimize this for the future.

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Who Are You? Branding Your Non-Profit Site on the Web

Wild Apricot

Branding is not a "dirty" marketing word. It applies to non-profit organizations of all kinds as well - charities, associations, support groups, clubs or any other kind. In order to engage people on your Web site, it’s a good idea to know what your. Marketing Best practices Associations