Sat.Mar 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 29, 2019

Turnover Troubles?

Connection Cafe

It’s no secret that turnover is a known evil for many social good organizations. What may be less obvious are the reasons why.

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12 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This year’s featured online fundraising tools tap into emerging trends, such as Bitcoin and crowdfunding, but also utilize tried-and-true fundraising tactics such as tribute giving and e-cards.

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From Risk-taker to Spacemaker: Reflections on Leading Change

Museum 2.0

Fifteen years ago, my boss kicked me under the table. I was a small fry at a big museum, volunteering for a project I had no business taking on. My boss and mentor Anna often encouraged me to stretch the limits. She protected and supported me in leading projects far beyond my job description.

INTRODUCING: Growing Good, A Nonprofit Hubcast

NonProfit Hub

We’re on the forefront of what will be the greatest transition of nonprofit leadership in our lifetime. Over the next five to ten years, directorships of all kinds will be passed from retiring baby boomers to Gen Xers and millennials.

3 Lessons from Museums Advocacy Day

Connection Cafe

At the end of February, I attended the first of (what I hope will be) many Museums Advocacy Days (MAD) on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. There was something magical about the combination of something I love – museums – with something that scares me: US politics.

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6 Strategies to Grow Your Nonprofit Email List with Facebook

John Haydon

If you’re like most nonprofits, Facebook is your top social network to engage supporters and increase awareness about your nonprofit. However, like most nonprofits, you’ve probably had your fair share of frustrations with Facebook. Dramatically declining reach is the biggie.

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4 Advantages of Getting Mobile App Development Service

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

More than for answering calls and texts, mobile phones today serve as an all-around device that lets a person capture photos, play music, surf online and many other things. Because everything’s digital nowadays, even businesses use this chance to reach more customers and engage them.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 91: Eliminating Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process

Connection Cafe

How does unconscious bias interfere with the hiring process? It may be different than you think. Listen to this episode t0 learn more about how unconscious bias affects the workplace and how it can be overcome to create diverse and inclusive workplaces.

4 Top Software Tools Every School Should Consider

Donor Search

Many of our world’s future Presidents, CEOs, artists, and musicians spend day after day in school. They learn and practice and study to become the greatest they could possibly be in their chosen field. So why should our schools be anything less than perfectly equipped to provide an exceptional environment for our students and faculty?… … Guest Post

Getting Your Business Covered Against Cyberattacks

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Protecting your business against cyberattacks is vitally important for ensuring the continuous safe practice of your investment. All businesses have the threat of cyberattacks looming over their networks throughout the world and a successful attack can cause unthinkable amounts of damage.

10 Tips To Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 tips for how to maximize employee involvement: Have active ways to listen to your employees. Check often with employees to see if the information you are sharing with them is what they need and what they want. Share information about customer satisfaction with employees.

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Overcoming the Government-Nonprofit Dependency

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Kate Albaugh-Wayan Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management Partnership Ambassador for Excelsior College. Social Service nonprofit organizations have long been relied upon to provide services to those in need in the United States. Federal, state and local governments increasingly depend on Social Service nonprofit organizations and, because of that dependency, have been willing to help fund them. The U.S.

March Update: Don't miss out on these conference discounts

Wild Apricot

This month's update features information on the new attachments feature, and an introduction letter from our new GM

7 Apps That Can Help You Hunt And Buy A House

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When you want to buy a house, you might want to try the convenience brought by technology to help you with the home buying process. Well, you don’t have to look for apps anymore, we’ve listed the top apps that can help enhance your experience. APM Mobile.

The Difference Between Positive Feedback And Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is an important difference between giving your employees positive feedback and giving them praise. Positive feedback focuses on the specifics of job performance.

What Did Companies That Outsourced IT Requirements Got With This Service?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The idea is to start by saying that outsourcing any part of your business can be a challenging process to start with. This is especially true because nowadays you will be able to find quantities of information digitally.

Hire To Complement, Not To Duplicate

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.

Admit Your Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

We all make mistakes. Yes, even leaders make mistakes. When you do, admit to them and apologize for the negative consequences they have caused your team members, vendors, or customers. Your ability to admit to a mistake will gain you the respect of your employees.

Be Verbal About Being Thankful

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You and your team may not hit your revenue or profit goals this year. Or, perhaps your organization won't accomplish all its non-financial goals during in 2019. But, as a leader, you likely still have plenty to be thankful for within your workplace. So, be thankful.

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Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead a nonprofit organization, the one hour it will take you to read Peter F. Drucker's book called, The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization , will be well worth it. This book may fundamentally change the way you work and lead your organization.

Close Your Door

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This may seem obvious, but some managers don't, or forget to, close their door when disciplining an employee. If you don't have a door to close, move your discussion to a private area away from the rest of your employees. Some employees like to be praised in public. Some prefer to be praised in private. But, all employees should be disciplined in private. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership