How To Be Time Smart

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. These time-poor people experience less joy each day.

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NCE Social Media

Almost one quarter of time spent on the computer is for social networking. That’s a 43% jump in time spent on social networking in just one year. How much time have you spent on social media yourself? How much time do you spend managing your agency’s social media presence? Tags: Research Tools socialmedia time nielsen A new report from Nielsen finds that social networking is now the #1 thing people do online.

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Planning a Golf Fundraiser in Uncertain Times: Technology Offers Time Savings & Flexibility

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These are questions with unpredictable answers, making time savings and flexibility more crucial than ever. Here’s how to leverage technology to plan a golf fundraiser in these uncertain times. This also makes it easy to handoff information to staff at the golf facility at any time.

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How To Reclaim Your Time

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the new book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. These time-poor people experience less joy each day.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The First-Time Leader book by George Bradt and Gillian Davis begins with a discussion of taking charge of your new team and then tracks through BRAVE leadership components from the outside in. First-Time Leader is, as the title aptly describes, for first time leaders, explains Bradt. "It

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Fundraising Strategies for Difficult Times

Qgiv

It’s full of data-backed fundraising strategies for engaging with donors during difficult times, including tips for fundraising during times of uncertainty. Hard times happen! during difficult times. How do you communicate and raise money during hard times?

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Stop Wasting Your Time With Uninterested Donors

NonProfit PRO

If you are in this situation with a caseload filled with non-responding, uninterested donors, then you are wasting your precious time. That is a fact. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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Giving Season is Over. Now it’s Time to Optimize

NonProfit PRO

While the giving season is over, it doesn't mean giving has to end. So, if you want to raise more money throughout the year, you should optimize your donation process to make it as engaging and seamless as possible.

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When it’s time to say goodbye

Big Duck

The post When it’s time to say goodbye appeared first on Big Duck

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Tips for individual giving in uncertain times

Candid

A successful nonprofit has diversified funding streams , and individual donors play an important role in sustainability, especially during times of crisis. Here are a few tips to help you build strong relationships with individual donors to support your cause in these uncertain times: 1.

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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.

Cybersecurity in the Time of COVID

TechSoup

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of organizations were forced to quickly learn how to operate remotely. For some, the shift to working from home was already happening on its own, but it is estimated that the pandemic accelerated the change by up to seven years. IT Security The Cloud

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Meeting Elevation in Real Time

Elevation

U of Denver

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The Spirit of Giving Time, Talent and Treasure

NonProfit PRO

The spirit of giving time, talent and treasure is important to the long-term success of nonprofits. Happy volunteers and donors will encourage others to follow suit. Fundraiser Education

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Time-Management Methods, Techniques And Strategies For Students

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For Students , adapted from Brian Tracy ’s time-management bestseller, Eat That Frog , which has sold more than 2.4 This new edition addresses the specific needs of high school and college students , teaching them readily actionable time-management methods, techniques and strategies.

A 2020 Time Machine

VQ Strategies

We have been asking ourselves that question at VQ Volunteer Strategies for quite some time… so we prepared our own lighthearted answer. A 2020 Time Machine for Leaders of Volunteers. Resilience What are you doing to take care of yourself during these challenging times?

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It’s time we pay interview-stage job applicants for their time

Nonprofit AF

Quick note before we start: Several groups across the country are putting on a PEEP (Party to Enhance Equity in. Hiring Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion interviews job applicants job searching nonprofit

Fundraiser vs. Friendraiser vs. Waste of Time

The Fundraising Authority

There’s another name for those types of events, and it’s not funraiser… It’s waste of time. Don’t waste your time. Photo Credit: Emily Garecht The post Fundraiser vs. Friendraiser vs. Waste of Time first appeared on The Fundraising Authority.

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Tracking Time and Expenses at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

If you run a nonprofit, you're no stranger to the idea of wearing many hats at your organization — and working hard to keep a number of different processes running smoothly at any given time. But it's hard to overstate the importance of tracking time and expenses correctly at your nonprofit.

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Finding the Right Timing for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Email Communications

NonProfit PRO

When it comes to timing of email communications for your peer-to-peer events, there are three big levers you can adjust. Timing also varies by type of event, which breaks down into four categories. Let’s look at how peer-to-peer email timing levers vary for each event type.

Try My #1 Time-Saving Tip for End-of-Year Fundraising

Bloomerang

It’s no wonder that many fundraisers find themselves so exhausted by the time they send their appeals that the last thing on their mind is writing a heartfelt thank you message or reporting back to the donor on how their gift made an impact.

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Drawing on Skills-Based Volunteerism to Meet Organizational Needs in a Time of Change

NonProfit PRO

Skills-based volunteering can be of critical support to nonprofits in the current environment, enabling them to take a step back from their current context and envision the future. Volunteers

Planning Your Year-End Fundraising: It’s That Time Again!

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Planning Your Year-End Fundraising: It’s That Time Again! If you haven’t already made a year-end fundraising plan, now’s the time to start. This is an important time for your organization’s fundraising, so don’t slack on your outreach!

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Building Donor Relationships One Thank You At a Time

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Ephraim Gopin, the founder of 1832 Communications. “The thank you is the single most important piece of communication that your donors get. They have a higher recall of it than the appeal that generated the gift.” ” fundraising

Value of volunteer time rose nearly 5 percent in 2020

Candid

According to the Value of Volunteer Time, volunteers typically contribute nearly $200 billion to U.S. Reprinted from PND. Independent Sector has announced that the estimated value of a volunteer hour in the United States reached $28.54 in 2020, up from $27.20, or 4.9 percent, in 2019.

Rapid Employee Relief in Disasters: How companies can provide timely and compassionate support to employees in their time of need

sgEngage

When disaster strikes, timing is everything, and the best kind of relief is the kind that comes fast. Can employee relief become a team effort, giving employees across your organization the opportunity to support one another in times of need?

Donating your Time, Talent, and Treasure to Charities You Love

Charity Navigator

Through this effort, my wife and I have focused on supporting charities through three key areas, commonly known as time, talent, and treasure. Below, you’ll find some of the reasons I choose to invest my time and talent in addition to my treasure, and why you should consider this as well.

Announcing… NonProfit Times TV!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s why I was thrilled to see The Nonprofit Times become an early adopter of this new technology with the launch of their Nonprofit Times TV Channel ( www.nonprofittimes.tv ). Most of us will be watching on our computers, but within the next year or two the technology will quickly evolve to allow us to watch channels like Nonprofit Times TV on our digital TV sets in our living rooms.

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When was the last time you thought about your values?

Charity Village

The post When was the last time you thought about your values? Whether we realize it or not, we all have values that guide us. Your values are what you believe to be important and they determine your priorities and motivate your decisions.

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Why It’s Time to Rename our Sector from Nonprofit to For-Impact

Saleforce Nonprofit

We live in a time when many social and environmental crises beg us to rethink not just what we call ourselves, but more importantly, how we get the good work done. First is the perceived constraint in financial and time capacity, and the second is the internal culture.

Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span

Association Analytics

Resources Executive Learning Member Engagement Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data TechnologyThe post Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span appeared first on Association Analytics.

Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span – 12/2/21

Association Analytics

Resources Executive Learning Member Engagement Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data TechnologyThe post Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span – 12/2/21 appeared first on Association Analytics.

Ask Why Multiple Times

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Asking Why multiple times helps you get to the root cause and helps your company to prevent undesirable results from occurring again or allows you to repeat a desirable results, explains author Michael Kallett in his book, T hink Smarter: Critical Thinking To Improve Problem-Solving And Decision-Making Skills.

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A few things I would tell my younger self if I could go back in time

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, happy December. I do a lot of speaking, and a question I get asked often is “If you. Personal

In Challenging Times, Channeling Negative Emotions into Impactful Giving

Charity Navigator

Many times, the initial spark of desire to donate originates from somewhere else. What drives someone to give? While it’s safe to say that many associate the primary force behind donating comes from a positive place, that may not always be true.

3 Content Creation Tips For When You’re Short On Time

Bloomerang

Often, that means we’re pressed for time. That also means that we’re likely to devote less time to things that feel like they’re not directly contributing to your nonprofit’s bottom line. . How does this save you time? Then make time to execute them. .

Analysis and Action with Survey Data

Association Analytics

Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data TechnologyThe post Analysis and Action with Survey Data appeared first on Association Analytics.

It’s year-end fundraising time. But you’ll be OK!

Hands on Fundraising

My friends, it’s crunch time. Time to take a deep breath, center yourself, and get ready for year-end fundraising! The post It’s year-end fundraising time. Year-end fundraising is here. Somehow, without asking permission, the calendar has flipped to October.

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Top 3 Reasons to Consider Making Recurring Gifts Instead of One-time Gifts

Charity Navigator

Read on to discover my Top 3 Reasons to Consider Making Recurring Gifts instead of One-time Gifts. Maybe you've had one before or maybe you have one (or many) active at the moment.

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Timing Is Everything In Member Experience

Joy of Membership

It creates a just-in-time kind of communication strategy that works beautifully. Even if you don’t have a magical software that knows exactly where people are in their journey with you and can do the right thing at the right time, you can still use drip sequences effectively.

6 Time-Saving Hacks to Improve Your Fundraising Efficiency and Gain ROI

Classy

Boost your fundraising efficiency with a list of actionable time-saving opportunities to implement right away. . More time means more focus on impactful campaigns. Overall, refocusing your time makes a world of difference to supporters and beneficiaries. .

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First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The First-Time Leader book by George Bradt and Gillian Davis begins with a discussion of taking charge of your new team and then tracks through BRAVE leadership components from the outside in. BRAVE is a leadership framework that helps first-time leaders successfully build their team by uniting them around a shared purpose. First-Time Leader is, as the title aptly describes, for first time leaders, explains Bradt. "It

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