Management Tips

Going Outside Of Your Introverted Comfort Zone

May 15, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Putting on the broad grin and being a people person is the hardest part of the job for some fundraisers. Their love for mission might have driven them to their careers, but — the introverts that they are — they feel more comfortable working from their desk than out meeting with people.

Capitalize On Remote Development Staff

May 14, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

You have a development position opening at your organization, a small community foundation in a rural part of the country. You have two options: You could depend on the hour-or-so radius around your organization headquarters from which in-person candidates might commute or you could go national with a remote employee.

5 Techniques That Will Boost Morale

May 14, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Is it better to be loved or feared? Michael Corleone grappled with that question.

Donors, Consumers Not Recommending Mobile Pay

May 8, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

After a year of celebrity following its release in late-2014, Apple Pay had to share the spotlight with Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Since then, the market has grown more crowded, with merchants, such as Walmart and Kohl’s, developing Pay options for their consumers to use at the point of sale.

6 Mobile Fundraising Ideas That Are Really Digital

May 8, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Online giving continues to grow, and mobile giving continues to be a large proportion of online giving each year. That’s why it’s important for fundraisers to be adept at digital fundraising, regardless of their size.

Good Management: What’s it Take?

May 8, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

After the euphoria of receiving the grant award fades, the hundreds of grant management to-dos jockey for priority attention. “Organizations that have the basics of solid grant management in place might feel stretched, but they’ll be fine,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif. “But when the basics aren’t covered, the situation can easily spin out of control.”

10 Questions You Must Ask Your Mentor

May 7, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

If the elders among us were to look back on their careers, they could probably point to one or two friendly faces that helped them get to where they are today. Maybe it was a veteran co-worker or professor with whom they maintained a relationship.

Drive Volunteer, Employee Motivation

May 7, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

More than 62 million individuals contributed $184 billion in human capital to nonprofit organizations in 2015 by volunteering. That means that even a 10-percent increase in volunteerism would result in contributions that would dwarf the annual revenue of even the largest of our nation’s nonprofits.

3 Elements Of An Organizational Mindset

April 30, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Self-assessment might not always be the most pleasant undertaking, but it is necessary.

Productivity Takes Aggressive Calm

April 30, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

People have their own ways of getting things done, but probably not too many would take the ninja approach.