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Debunking the Myths About Our Nonprofits

  In March of this year, I was invited to speak at the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. It was a humbling experience…

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Nonprofit Consulting: Clearing up the Confusion

I could use some help, but do I need a consultant? ‘Tis the season for resolutions, vision boards, and goal-setting. You may wonder if or…

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Unmute Your Board

Let’s Reimagine Board Meetings If an alien landed here on Planet Earth and wanted to understand how your organization is making an impact in the…

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Thank before you bank – moving from gratitude to appreciation.

Thoughts on Donor Appreciation …  Many years ago, I had a mentor who would often say, “No one’s first gift is their largest.” She believed donor…

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New Year, New Y’all

We love to talk about “the board” as if it’s one big, multi-headed beast with split personalities that lands somewhere on a spectrum from micromanagement…

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Can you repeat the question?

At some point, your nonprofit was an idea – an Aha! Moment – an answer. Someone (or a group of someones) deeply cared about an…

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An Anchor or a Paddle?

An anchor helps you get still. A paddle helps you get moving.   What’s Your Anchor? As a leader in the nonprofit sector, you’re likely…

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