Category - Non-Profit & Industry

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Church and Para-Church Can THRIVE Together!
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5 Charity Myths – Dispelled
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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows
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Multitasking Has It’s Downside
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Nonprofits CAN Create Clever Apps

Church and Para-Church Can THRIVE Together!

From 2008-2011 I served on the staff of a small church in Arizona as the Associate Pastor. For those not familiar with small churches, that means the Exec. Pastor, Missions Pastor, Local Outreach and Youth Pastor combined with grounds and janitorial sometimes thrown in just to keep me humble. In a small church that is just the way it is. No complaints –  a fantastically fulfilling time of my life. As part of those duties[…]

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5 Charity Myths – Dispelled

Charity Navigator has posted across social media this morning a 2007 article that is deserving of a quick read. It is especially good for those who interact with nonprofit organizations, whether via volunteering, financial donations, or board/committee service. The five myths the article dispels are below. I will leave you to follow the links to read their explanations.  Just know it is good information and are still true throughout the nonprofit sector. Myth 1:  Charity executives[…]

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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows

For those  serving on staff and on the Board of nonprofits, a very real issues is upon us.  Nonprofit Quarterly posted this morning a very important article outlining the “risk” faced by nonprofits.  The case at hand is regarding the Lemington Home for the Aged of Pennsylvania who was recently found in breach of their duty of care.  At issue were financial woes and the reporting deficiencies to the Pennsylvania Department of Health at a rate of three[…]

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Multitasking Has It’s Downside

  This post is a repost of an original written by Ernie Smith at Associations Now.  You can read the original here.   Why taking a step back from doing multiple tasks at once may be the best decision you’ll make all day.  Tackling several tasks simultaneously can feel really good if done right. The problem is, this strategy is often done wrong, and it’s easy to get offtrack. Plus, when it’s done wrong, it can[…]

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Nonprofits CAN Create Clever Apps

Nonprofits are not known to be on the cutting edge of technology.  For those of us in the nonprofit sector, this news comes as no surprise and hardly worth blogging about.  However, it is more and more the case that the nonprofit is learning the ongoing necessity of engaging in the digital sphere. But, are apps worth the effort?  The sad reality is that 20% of all apps are opened only once before being deleted.[…]

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