How To Ask More Effective Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

3 questions to ask during demos at AMS Fest

Nimble AMS

While you’re there, you can see AMS product demos and ask questions directly to the product vendors. Here are three questions to ask vendors at AMS Fest 2021 to help you find the right AMS for your association. Three questions to ask during AMS demos.

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Five Cultural Fit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

We’ve Been Asking the Wrong Question About Charity Compensation

Charity Navigator

All our lives we’ve been taught that one of the best questions you can ask in researching a charity is, “How much do they pay their CEO?” If the number’s low, that means they respect your donation. If the number’s high it means they don’t, and there’s something fishy going on.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

The Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. Direct Reports Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Questions For Leaders Supervising Direct Reports Supervision

The Six Questions Superbosses Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent , comes these great questions you should routinely ask yourself as a leader: Have you answered the "why do we exist" question for your team?

12 Questions to Ask Before Re-Opening Your Nonprofit's Office

Wild Apricot

As countries begin to ease restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, you might be thinking about how you’re going to safely re-open your physical office. But the world has changed dramatically over the past year, with millions. organizational-management

Six Questions To Ask All Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. Direct Reports Employee Exit Interviews Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Getting Feedback Leaders Leadership Open-ended Questions

Top Cybersecurity Interview Questions

Connection Cafe

Cybersecurity Interview Questions. In this article, we have seen the Top 25 interview questions and answers in cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is crucial to every organization. Cybersecurity demand is high in almost all industries across the world.

3 Essential Questions to Assess Your Digital Transformation

Saleforce Nonprofit

If you’re curious about where your organization stands in its digital transformation, ask yourself three questions: 1. If you answered “no” or “not really” to these three questions, perhaps your organization is just beginning its transformation.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

"Matterness" – Your Questions Answered

Wild Apricot

During our recent Expert Webinar, "Making Members Feel They Matter", there were a number of questions left unanswered about "Matterness". In this post, presenter Allison Fine provides answers to these questions. webinar membership

13 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Virtual Event Platform

AccelEvents

When choosing a virtual platform, though, it is important to ask the right questions so you can be sure that it will provide the right features and benefits for your event. These questions will help you learn more about the platform and find the right fit for your virtual event.

11 Questions Nonprofit Leaders Need to Ask Before Re-Opening the Office

Wild Apricot

Use these questions to help you decide Are you wondering whether your organization is ready to re-open the office as the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are slowly being lifted?

7 Questions on Marketing Automation for Nonprofits

EveryAction

This post was originally featured on The Campaign Workshop blog and has been reposted with permission. I recently sat down with the good folks at The Campaign Workshop and chatted about marketing automation for nonprofits. I shared a few tips, tricks, and brewed up a crockpot metaphor I'm pretty proud of - check out our conversation below! The Campaign Workshop: "Why should I care about nonprofit marketing automation?".

Ready for a Peer-to-Peer Campaign? 5 Questions to Ask

One Cause

5 Questions to Ask appeared first on OneCause. The post Ready for a Peer-to-Peer Campaign? Blog Post

30 Post-Event Survey Questions (+ Why They Matter)

Wild Apricot

Looking for the perfect post-event survey questions to get feedback on your event? Here are 30 you can use as, well as some best practices for structuring your event survey

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Live Auctions in a Hybrid Event: 7 Key Questions to Consider

One Cause

The post Live Auctions in a Hybrid Event: 7 Key Questions to Consider appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post hybrid virtual fundraising

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Satisfaction Survey + 20 Questions

Wild Apricot

A member satisfaction survey is a great tool your organization can use to identify the needs of your members and how to best meet them. This article will help you get started

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10 Important Questions Leaders Need To Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? And, one more questions to ask is: Do we celebrate success ?

Live The Questions Now

Global Giving

Whether he actually said this or not, it’s clear that Einstein knew the value of asking good questions. So, how can you push yourself and your organization to follow this approach and ask better questions when trying to tackle some of the world’s toughest challenges?

4 Questions to Make Strategic Decisions

The Storytelling Non-profit

Today I’m going to share 4 questions that I always use when I’m trying to answer the question, “What next?” The Four Questions For context, these questions come from one of my all-time favorite strategy books called Blue Ocean Strategy. Without further delay, here are the four questions from Blue Ocean Strategy. Depending on the context, I will modify these questions to make them relevant to what I’m working on.

12 of Your Email Deliverability Questions Answered

EveryAction

Unfortunately, there were so many questions from the audience that we weren't able answer them all during the alotted time. Here are some great, thoughtful questions that we received and Brett's email wisdom. " My bigger question is: why continue to keep sending? If you have another question about email deliverability, tweet us at @EveryActionHQ and we'll help however we can

5 Questions for Jay Frost

sgEngage

This is a continuing series of 5 Questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Jay Frost. 5 QuestionsJay Frost is a 25 year veteran of the fundraising field. He has played a leadership role in a number of companies including FundraisingINFO.com (FRI), WealthEngine and Wealth ID, as well as serving as a fundraiser in New York and Washington and a grantmaker with the federal government.

Seven Tough Questions Leaders Ask Their Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results. Here are those questions to ask each team member : What are some obstacles affecting this team?

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10 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? And, one more questions to ask is: Do we celebrate success ? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Essential Questions Leaders Leadership Questions

10 Questions A Superboss Asks

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are ten questions (or bundles of questions) you should ask yourself to ensure you are thinking and acting like a superboss. How do you go about questioning your own assumptions about the business?

Questions Leaders Should Ask To Move Their Company Forward

Eric Jacobsen Blog

magazine featured a fascinating list of 35 questions from business owners, entrepreneurs and management thinkers. Each offered the one question they would ask to move a company forward. What question do you ask to help move your company forward?

Five Critical Cultural Fit Job Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you? This question often takes candidates off guard and results in some often very honest answers.) This question is a great assessment of the candidate, especially when considering certain roles.)

Giving Tuesday: Your Most Common Questions Answered

Neon CRM

Recently, we brought Kathleen Murphy Toms, GivingTuesday’s Director of Digital Strategy, and Julia Campbell, nonprofit social media expert, to answer crowdsourced questions on what makes a winning Giving Tuesday campaign.

Recruiting Members – Your Questions Answered

Wild Apricot

During our recent Recruiting Members For Keeps webinar sessions, we had a number of questions from participants. Here are the questions and answers from presenter Trish Hudson. webinar-membership

Important Questions for Your Post Virtual Event Survey

AccelEvents

To help you compile this survey and get the data you need, we’ve compiled a few tips for writing post-event surveys and details of some of the most important questions that you need to ask. The max number of questions should be 10, but 3-5 questions are more than enough.

Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question

TechImpact

The question has to be asked, then. The post Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. A lot of emphasis has been placed on the importance of corralling the next generation of donors. More specifically, the Millennial, Generation Y, or the ‘DigiGen.’. Whatever you want to call them , there’s no doubting their importance in funding the nonprofit sector in future decades.

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights

NetWits

Following are just some of the questions you can answer with these reports. Following are questions about those interactions which can be answered in the Users Reports: How many Facebook users view my Page each day? There are few questions you’ll have around fan growth. Many of the answers to these questions are found in the “New Likes&# and “Total Likes&# in the Users Reports and numbered accordingly. Subscribe to the RSS feed ›.

LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

Often when choosing an LMS , many buyers are not asking critically important, detailed questions that can make or break an LMS implementation. It’s important to ask questions that matter most to your eLearning success.

7 Donor Survey Questions You Should Be Asking

Neon CRM

You just have to ask the right donor survey questions. By asking these key questions, you’re proving that you care about what your donors think, and reminding them that they are an important part of your mission. With that in mind, let’s dig into asking the right donor survey questions.

Mission-Driven Volunteering: Your Questions Answered

Wild Apricot

Here are the questions and answers from our Mission-Driven Volunteering webinar. You asked and our webinar presenters answered! Volunteers

13 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Virtual Event Platform

AccelEvents

When choosing a virtual platform, though, it is important to ask the right questions so you can be sure that it will provide the right features and benefits for your event. These questions will help you learn more about the platform and find the right fit for your virtual event.

Stop Asking Your Customers These Typical Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He recommends a different twist on asking your customers questions : stop asking your customers the "typical" questions and instead ask them open-ended questions. These open-ended questions will let your customers really express their ideas, opinions and needs.

Unanswered Questions When Moving To The Cloud

TechImpact

However, sometimes the obvious, simpler questions are skipped over or ignored. The general question of why you should move to the cloud is a layered one, and is perhaps the most difficult question to answer. The question really hinges upon where your needs lie. The answers to these questions will shape the reasons why you should move to the cloud. The trendiest tech topic over the last year or so has been about the cloud. What is it?

10 Questions Asked By A Superboss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are ten questions (or bundles of questions) you should ask yourself to ensure you are thinking and acting like a superboss. How do you go about questioning your own assumptions about the business?

HOW TO: Use Facebook Questions for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Unlike the Q&A site Quora, Facebook Questions allows brands to ask and answer questions. On Quora you have to be a person, but Facebook Questions uses your nonprofit’s Page and avatar as your Facebook Questions identity. Quora is great for professionals and those that want to spend time building their personal brand online, but I think Facebook’s decision to allow brands to use Questions was smart.