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  • For Employers: Stay Interview Questions

    By The NonProfit Times — August 13, 2015

    There’s the job interview, aimed at finding the best person for a position, and the exit interview, a chance to pretend to learn from a departing employee what is good or bad about the organization.

  • Paying Attention To Employee Benefit Plans

    By The NonProfit Times — August 12, 2015

    It would be easy for nonprofit management to ignore the requirements associated with employee benefit plans, such as retirement plans. Easy, but very mistaken.

  • Meow: Cat Pictures, The Web and Fundraising

    By The NonProfit Times — August 11, 2015

    If there’s one thing that unifies people young and old, it’s cat pictures. That’s why Social Security Works (SSW) employs Cat Actuary. It’s not an actual feline financial whiz, of course, but a light-hearted meme the organization uses to spice up conversations that can get pretty serious.

  • Let’s Have a Panel: The Lost Art Of Building An Audience

    By Jatrice Martel Gaiter — August 10, 2015

    “We had luminaries, hors d’oeuvres, a prestigious venue and a painfully small audience.”

  • Changing Overtime Rule Could Impact Budgets

    By The NonProfit Times — August 10, 2015

    Nonprofit managers might need to budget more for salaried employees if a proposed rule to extend overtime eligibility is finalized. The new rule, announced recently by the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL), would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to allow more salaried employees to be paid for work done beyond the standard 40-hour week.

  • Which Message Goes To Whom?

    By The NonProfit Times — August 4, 2015

    A local busload of students, on their way home from a high school game, was “t-boned” by a truck. Most of the injured were members of families with bottom-end incomes. So the appeal for funds to help cover medical costs centered on humanization of help.

  • ICYMI: The 50 Most Influential Leaders

    By The NonProfit Times — August 3, 2015

    “Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.” Socrates’ advice on the human condition can easily be the motto for the charitable sector and for the superstar executives who understand the concept and are honored as the sector’s most powerful and influential of the past 12 months.

  • 7 Habits Broken By Highly Effective People

    By Paul Clolery — July 31, 2015

    There’s an old Vaudeville gag where a patient goes into a doctor’s office and exclaims: “Doctor, Doctor, it hurts when I do that.” The doctor replies: “So, don’t do that.” Almost any senior executive has heard of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. A copy is probably propping up a desk somewhere in the office. Any Type A personality can tell you that breaking a habit can be far more difficult than acquiring new skills. A habit is an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. How you acquire a skill – basically how you were taught – can make change very difficult.

  • Employee Retreats: Serious Business And Carnival Tricks

    By Patrick Sullivan — July 31, 2015

    The 25 staff members at Young Community Developers (YCD) drove about an hour and a half away from the organization’s San Francisco headquarters for an employee retreat in 2013. When they returned they had a new program.

  • Refilling The Ice Bucket ALSA plans encore awash in donors and cash

    By Mark Hrywna — July 31, 2015

    A lot of things changed for the ALS Association (ALSA) after last summer’s Ice Bucket Challenge (IBC) became a viral and fund­raising sensation. The organization’s recent donor file suddenly quadrupled, going from 1 million active donors to 4 million — a problem any nonprofit would like. But at the same time, the demographics of its file changed dramatically.


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