Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

EveryAction

We strive to promote a healthy work life balance, that’s why our team hosts things like “social fridays”, team yoga classes, company-wide bake-offs, and other activities to de-stress. Here’s what some members of our Sales Team had to say about working at EveryAction. A: I serve as the lead technical resource and expert for the EveryAction Sales team. Our product team and engineers release new features nearly every two weeks(!),

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How To Drive Your Team To Value Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking.

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The Keys to Successful Nonprofit Digital Teams

Connection Cafe

Earlier this year I released the 2018 Nonprofit Digital Teams Report in partnership with Jason Mogus, principal consultant at NetChange Consulting. Some of the findings in this year’s survey included the importance of having leaders with digital experience, the connection between well-structured teams and outcomes, the challenges in restructuring digital teams, and the gap between the value organizations place on supporter engagement and how they are prioritizing managing and tracking it.

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How to Keep Your Team Motivated Through 2020

NonProfit Hub

We’re going to have to teach ourselves and our teams how to stay productive and motivated , even when we can’t be there face-to-face. . She told me that, since the start of their quarantine, some of the hardest things to maintain among her team are collaboration and meaningful discussions.

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How To Encourage Your Team To Provide Value Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking.

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Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

In this series we’ll review best practices for project management, specifically examining the three T’s: team, timeline and talking. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management. Ensure the success of your project by clearly defining the project team and the roles of team members. Winning project teams follow these tips: Active Leadership: You are an integral part of the project team. By: Jett Winders , Program Manager, Charity Dynamics.

Teams, My teams, and Are we one team?

Museum 2.0

Are we one team? A successful day for the retail team is not the same as for the registrars - how do we work together when some people want to make a profit, and others study provenance? An exhibition team of mine was in conflict with the functions and events team - it was resolved when that department head said ‘I love doing two things at work: making money and supporting the arts. The legal team in a previous museum frustrated me - they were excruciatingly slow.

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High-Performing Teams Do These 10 Things

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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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Successful Volunteer Teams Have These Four Types of People

Wild Apricot

There are four types of people, or personas that make for successful volunteer teams. volunteering volunteer-teamsI'll guide you through each of their motivations, which tasks they're best suited for, their behaviors, strengths, and opportunities.

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Seven Tough Questions To Ask Your Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. 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? Where can you take greater ownership on this team? Where have you let this team down ?

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How To Connect With Your Team Members

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here, from the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader , are some tips on how, as a leader, you can connect with your individual team members: Send cards on their birthdays and anniversary-of-joining dates. Schedule monthly whole team meetings. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Team Building Team Members Teams

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Effective Teams Have These 10 Characteristics

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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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Optimize Your Nonprofit Fundraising Team with Human Data

Connection Cafe

At this year’s bbcon, the Blackbaud Institute was thrilled to welcome Tim Kachuriak to give a presentation on what he knows best: how to optimize your team with data. Kachuriak and the NextAfter team conducted a survey among 500 nonprofit executives, consultants, managers, and practitioners. As Kachuriak mentions, there are a variety of easy, affordable solutions that every team can use to bolster their hiring processes.

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4 Reasons to Launch Your Team of Passionate Messengers Today

Wild Apricot

Learn how to get your passionate team off the ground and spreading your mission

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The Ten Characteristics Of A Good Team

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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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Two Leaders Join Benetech’s Senior Team!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We’re delighted Nadine has joined Benetech’s senior team to direct our communications program. As Benetech continues to grow, it is essential for us to have an in-house counsel to help our social enterprise teams do the best possible work for disadvantaged communities, and be a resource for partners and policy makers. I’m thrilled to announce that Benetech has filled two key positions: Nadine Apelian Dobbs as Communications Director and Elaine Wallace as General Counsel.

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10 Attributes 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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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The Team Member Handbook For Teamwork

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Check out Price Pritchett's book called, The Team Member Handbook For Teamwork. You'll learn as a manager how to build a strong team. You'll learn as a team member how to be effective on a team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Team Team Building Teams TeamworkIt provides you good, practical, useful information. In fact, you can even learn a lot just from reading the handbook's Table Of Contents.

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A Story From the Team

VisionLink

Our help desk team works around the clock to ensure that our customers have the support they need. We love to hear about moments from our incredible help desk team that remind us of how proud we are to work with such great folks. Once in a while we get to see the other side, so we decided to share this story with the whole team.

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High Performing Teams Have These 10 Characteristics

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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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How To Explain To Your Team The Decisions You Make

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When communicating your decisions to your team, be sure to explain both the process (how you came to the decision) and the reason for making your decision. If you take the time to be clear you'll get better understanding of your decisions from employees, and also more buy-in from your team.

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Technology, philanthropy team up for religious groups

AFP Blog

Technology, philanthropy team up for religious groups : "Through the expansion of eligibility rules, U.S. churches and nonprofit organizations are able to apply for donated desktop equipment and office software. Dan Webb, vice president of technology solutions and services at TechSoup Global, explains how it works." ''via Blog this

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Eight-Point Plan For A Powerful Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Most intriguing for me is Haverlack's straight-forward, unbundled insights on teams. The healthiest teams trust each other," explains the author. Haverlack's eight-point plan for a powerful team is : Engage a group that shares your core values. Have the courage to exit those from the team who do not fit. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Team Building Teams Unbundle ItTake some quality time to read the book by C.

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The Traits Of An Extreme Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Extreme Teams is a fascinating book by Robert Bruce Shaw , where he takes you inside top companies and examines not just great teams (your more “conventional” teams), but extreme teams. According to Shaw, extreme teams : View work as a calling —even an obsession. Value conflict among team members —recognizing the benefit of being uncomfortable. The central questions to ask , therefore, are: What is it your team will be accomplishing six months from now?

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Nine Effective Ways To Connect With Your Individual Team Members

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here, from the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader , are some tips on how, as a leader, you can connect with your individual team members: Send cards on their birthdays and anniversary-of-joining dates. Schedule monthly whole team meetings.

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Listen To Your Front Line Team Members

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Those front-line team members are your best defense against self-deception. “What you hear depends on whom you listen to.

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4 Keys for Attracting, Hiring and Retaining a Successful Major Gift Team

Connection Cafe

One of the most important hires are those tasked to keep money flowing: the development team. Looking for solutions to these dire numbers, CompassPoint embarked on Fundraising Bright Spots , a study of development teams that were happy and successful. They identified four themes that were common in development teams who not only stay in their positions but had high degrees of satisfaction and success. 4 Themes for Successful Development Teams.

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How To Get A Team To Think Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking. Use certain pointed questions to guide a team toward a loftier view of their purpose. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Primal Teams Teams Teamwork

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Team Building And Volunteering

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you manage a small business or a department within a large organization, a great way to improve the cohesiveness of your employee team is to engage them in an activity away from the workplace. Your team can work at a food bank. When you and your team are away from the workplace, working together and giving back to the community, everyone bonds in a way that is often difficult to do within the workplace. Shoot for having your team do one activity per month.

Delighting Customers And Team Daily Standups

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He explains the power of this daily practice at successfully agile companies: “In a daily standup, teams hold brief daily meetings to share progress and identify impediments for removal. Other teachings in the book cover: Why small teams work better for tackling big, thorny problems.

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What It Takes To Be A Loyalist Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to the authors of the book, The Loyalist Team , members of this type of extraordinary team: Trust each other unconditionally. Put the team’s agenda ahead of their own. Supports all team members, even when they make mistakes. Enable team members to be authentic. Relationships among team members account for 70 percent of the variance between team types. What’s working best on this team? What are the challenges this team is facing?

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Build Your Team Through Community Service

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you manage a small business or a department within a large organization, a great way to improve the cohesiveness of your employee team is to engage them in an activity away from the workplace. Your team can work at a food bank. When you and your team are away from the workplace, working together and giving back to the community, everyone bonds in a way that is often difficult to do within the workplace. Shoot for having your team do one activity per month.

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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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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Team Captains Bring Home the Bacon…and the Eggs!

Connection Cafe

Do you use the concept of teams/team captains with your event? Do you treat your team captains like recruitment and fundraising super heroes? Do you focus on the retention of team captains year over year? We knew team captains had value, but we never realized how much until now. Without team captains, there wouldn’t be teams with team members. Team captains truly are our recruitment AND fundraising super heroes.

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Team-Up for Textbooks: Volunteer to Help Students with Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Volunteers can now help fulfill students’ book requests faster during periods of peak demand by joining Benetech’s newest volunteer initiative: Team-Up for Textbooks. Our wonderful volunteers kicking off the Team-Up for Textbooks initiative Here’s the idea: through targeted outreach to parents, schools, and community partners, our staff members are recruiting volunteer teams to proofread student requested textbooks. The new school year is in full swing, yet across the U.S.,

Use The Lunch Hour To Team Build

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Flavio Martins , the author of the new book, Win The Customer , the most important team building hour of the day is lunch hour. One of the keys to achieving this is getting to know each other as individuals and a part of a team. Having this type of relationship helps keep team members engaged with each other, as well as with the organization and its overall goals." Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Lunch Hour Team Team Building

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Questions To Ask To Encourage Your Team To Go Beyond Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking. Use certain pointed questions to guide a team toward a loftier view of their purpose. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Leadership Books Team Members Teams Teamwork

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Community Engagement Teams

Connection Cafe

The following post is by Kivi Leroux Miller and originally appeared as "Blending Marketing and Fundraising into Community Engagement Teams" on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog on July 6. The whole post, and especially the sentence "They are whole people who want to related to the causes they care about in multiple ways," resonated so much with the Convio team, that we just had to share this post with you. Author: Guest Blogger.

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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

We are excited to continue to drive innovation in the nonprofit space, this time by bringing the fundraising insights of the DonorTrends team to the 15,000 organizations that use EveryAction. Caity Craver and Ben Miller, recognized for their fundraising insights across the nonprofit sector, lead the DonorTrends team. EveryAction has the right team and vision to enable DonorTrends to help nonprofits do all three.

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High Performing Teams Have These 10 Characteristics

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. Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks. Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.

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Boost Your Fundraising Potential with Team Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Team fundraising is an effective way to boost your fundraising campaigns. On Razoo, teams raise 80% more than solo fundraisers. Aside from more revenue, there are other benefits to having a team fundraiser, including more controlled messaging, increased engagement and more effective management. Team fundraising can help improve your organization’s P2P fundraising success online. It’s in our DNA to be a “team player.” .

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UK Team Joins Summit

Connection Cafe

As part of Convio’s UK team (formed through the acquisition of Baigent Digital in July this year), I am very excited to be in the US for my first Summit. Author: Julia Woodcock. What was I expecting from the experience? To finally meet my new US colleagues face-to-face, but also meet existing Convio clients and hear first-hand about their success stories. I certainly haven’t been disappointed.

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How To Encourage Teams To Think Of Providing Value Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking. Use certain pointed questions to guide a team toward a loftier view of their purpose. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Primal Teams Team Building Teams

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