Help! My Board Chair is a Wimp!

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I’ve got a true story for you. It’s so ridiculous. Except that something like it happens a lot at nonprofits. And I know exactly how I feel about that. Mad.

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Dear Joan: Can I Ask For Donations at a Ticketed Event?

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Never hesitate to shoot me an email with questions you have or blog post ideas. Ideas from my readers drive most of my content.

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Ep 17: How One Founder Avoided ‘Founder Syndrome’ – with guest Kevin Jennings

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Perhaps the question I am most commonly asked is this: How do I make the switch from corporate to nonprofit? Bill Abrams knows a lot about this subject…

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5 Things an Executive Director Can Do To Build a Strong Leadership Team

Leadership Team

You don’t get to call yourself a team until you earn it. Here are some practical ways an Executive Director can build a strong Leadership TEAM.

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A Foolproof Recipe to Start a Successful Individual Giving Program

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Here’s my easy recipe to get your individual giving program off the ground and ensure a very happy holiday for your organization.

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Ep 16: Why I Moved From Corporate to Nonprofit – with guest Bill Abrams

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Perhaps the question I am most commonly asked is this: How do I make the switch from corporate to nonprofit? Bill Abrams knows a lot about this subject…

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Is It OK For Nonprofit Leaders to Make Big Salaries?

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Is it appropriate for nonprofit leaders to be well paid? Why or why not? And what about at smaller nonprofits that don’t have big budgets?

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