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Are Your Volunteers Happy? Three Essential Strategies to Increase Your Volunteer Corps

Many years ago, while still a young and developing Executive Director, my President and I were dealing with a complex and particularly challenging legal issue. Over the course of several days and weeks we had to have multiple conversations with … Continue reading

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How to turn your board members into active fundraisers

One of the most frequent complaints I hear is, “our board members don’t fundraise”. Hiding behind the mantra, “I give my time” many sincerely believe that volunteering time equals giving of money.  So, too, in a desire to get people … Continue reading

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If Dust Really Does Cause an Allergic Reaction – Why Do We Let Our Plans Get Covered In It

In almost every strategic, marketing or fundraising planning session someone inevitably asks, “What do we need to do to make sure this plan doesn’t just sit on a shelf gathering dust.” Regrettably, and in spite of everyone’s desires and best … Continue reading

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