Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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

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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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.