The Two Things Every Employee Wants

what employees wantHe was the Executive Director. And he wanted to be great.

He was also my newest coaching client and I quickly learned his biggest issue wasn’t fundraising or marketing.

In fact, he was already great at bringing in big donors and important partners. He brought worldwide attention to his nonprofit’s cause. He had a good board.

Nonetheless, he had a huge problem that was holding his organization, and himself, from greatness.

His staff didn’t like him very much.

And that was causing big issues. Like lower productivity and higher turnover.

All because he didn’t understand what employees want. Here are the two things every employee wants.Continue Reading

How to Write a Good Board Report

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Don’t bore your nonprofit board! Here’s the right way to write a board report that will actually get read. And remembered!

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The Relationship Every Development Director Needs

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Getting this relationship right is absolutely crucial to a successful fundraising program.

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How to Strengthen the Nonprofit Board Chair – CEO Relationship

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Nonprofit health depends on a strong relationship between the CEO and the Board Chair. Here’s a downloadable agenda that strengthens that relationship.

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The Most Important Lesson I Can Teach You This Year

Nonprofit Storytelling

A great leader is a great storyteller. Here’s how you can tell the stories of your organization that will help you raise more money.

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Your 10 Favorite Posts of 2014

Joan Garry Snowglobe

I present to you your top ten favorite Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership posts of 2014. David Letterman style.

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An Open Letter to Fundraisers Everywhere

Avoid Fundraiser Burnout

Life is feeling unfair. Everyone else is getting ready for the holidays and taking time off, but you’re at your busiest. Here’s how to get your groove back.

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