My Big Fundraising “AHA” Moment

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There was a very specific moment in my career that completely altered my view of fundraising. It’s connected to Don King, the boxing promoter. And it changed everything.

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Ep 55: The Nonprofit Sector Has Serious Money Hangups (with Belinda Rosenblum)

Do you get anxious asking people for donations? How much salary should the leader of a nonprofit make? How do you feel about wealthy people? The answers to these questions all come down to your deeply rooted feelings about money. How can we recognize and understand these feelings so we can make them more productive?

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The 5 Pillars of a Thriving Nonprofit

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Leading a nonprofit can feel completely overwhelming. It helps to have a clear roadmap. Here are the 5 pillars that every thriving nonprofit focuses on.

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The Case of the Clueless New Board Member

How do you set a clueless new board member up for success, as someone who understands and appreciates his or her fundraising obligation?

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Nobody Warned Me About the “Executive Director 20”!

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Ever hear of the “Freshman 15”? You know, the 1st year of college when you put on 15 pounds due to pizza, beer, and stress? Did you know there’s an “ED 20”?

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Ep 54: The 15-Year-Old Nonprofit Superhero (with Kayla & Andrea Abramowitz)

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Kayla Abramowitz is AMAZING. At 11 years old, she founded a nonprofit that helps sick kids feel a whole lot better. In this episode, Kayla and her CEO-mom share what they’ve learned over the last 4 years running their nonprofit, and provide some well-earned wisdom for every nonprofit founder out there.

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It’s Time to Stop Using This Word

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When it comes to nonprofits, there’s one word I just can’t stand.

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