Category - Leadership

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Toxic People = BAD
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A Sure Fire Way to KILL Your Organization
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Do You Want to beTaken Seriously?
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Does Your Social Media Have Any Teeth?
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Where Are Your Donors Going?

Toxic People = BAD

The following article is so good and precise by the American Management Association I decided, instead of a brief review and link, to simply paste the entire thing below.  Read with intent, apply the principles, gain your workplace freedom. NOTE:  I don’t fully agree with all recommendations, but it gets to the point of dealing with these folks in your workplace instead of just “letting them be”.     Toxic people can completely derail your work[…]

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Do You Want to beTaken Seriously?

Dave Kerpen has posted a GREAT, brief article on the art of being taken seriously – learn to write!  As an instructor , this is a concept we continually try to get across to our students, across all of our programs of study.  I hope they read this and find that is  not just their nagging instructors who hammer this reality, but rather see that it is part of the journey to success. In case[…]

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Does Your Social Media Have Any Teeth?

It is an inescapable reality that social media plays a very large and very important role in the communicating your nonprofit mission to the outside world.  But, have you given thought to your strategy and policy?  Yes, ‘policy’. It could be difference between viability or decline.  Take the time to read this post from Miratel Solutions. Here is a taste: Professional vs. Personal – It’s critical that the policy clearly state what can and cannot[…]

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Where Are Your Donors Going?

Katya’s Nonprofit Marketing Blog posted a guest writer earlier this week on the topic of Why Donor’s Stop Their Support.  Here is the infographic that sums up the findings,  aggregated from two sources, Bloomerang’s Adrian Sargeant and from The Rockefeller Foundation  …… (be sure to read the subtext at the bottom of this post as well for a response) Even more interesting perhaps is one of the responses on the blog.  Here is a portion[…]

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