Management Tips

8 Ways To Find And Retain The Best Managers And Staff

September 6, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      
    Motivating and keeping quality employees is something nonprofit CEO’s face regularly. So hiring people who are loyal to your organization is one thing, but maintaining production value and retaining those go-getters is something Here are some tips.

20 Mistakes When Making A Hiring Decision

September 6, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      
    In his book “The Board Game” William R. Mott illustrates lessons that were learned due to the resignation of the head of a private school. Mott wrote that these have wider nonprofit implications.

10-Step Process To Screen Job Candidates

August 31, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

With a glut of applicants and a dearth of job openings, hiring can be an intense process, on both sides of the desk. The people doing the hiring want to do the best they can, understanding that a good hire can be a blessing but a mistake can be disastrous.

5 Ways To Rebuild A Middle Donor Program

August 29, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Middle donors are often treated like middle children. They are the loyal, dependable donors who get overlooked because they aren’t the high maintenance major donors and they aren’t the shiny new donors who need our attention.

Red, Blue or Indifferent: The Election Changed Fundraising

August 29, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

November 8, 2016 marked a turning point in fundraising in the United States. The unanticipated outcome of the presidential election resulted in a surge in donors. Many organizations adjusted fundraising strategies and are now asking, “what’s next.”

10 Tips For The Major Gifts Name Game

August 22, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

It’s one of the biggest trends in fundraising: An ever-steepening donor pyramid has led organizations toward pursuing smaller numbers of very wealthy prospects. 

Iterate Or Overhaul – That Is The Question

August 21, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

People are doing much more research before contributing or getting involved, begging the question of what sort of first impression your organization is making. Is your website modern and engaging or does it look like something that was cobbled together ages ago?

4 Ways to Go Beyond Broadcast Texting

August 15, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Text messaging is often used like email — you build a list and then blast your audience with information, links, or donation requests. However, the channel offers more than just an opportunity to push out messages.

The Ask Can Go Sideways In A Hurry

August 14, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

You’ve thought the question over a thousand times in your mind, walked over, summoned the courage to ask, and got shot down. All of a sudden, you’re a pubescent again, rejected at the school dance.

Small NPOs Can Compete And Prosper

August 8, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

You might have heard a colleague or peer talk about planned giving or maybe you’ve taken your interest a step further by doing some research online or sitting in on a session at a conference. The requisite relationship building, organization, and legal considerations can make taking the leap intimidating, however.