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February 23, 2018

Are You Successful?

“What does it take?” Most every time I’m with a leader or a highly successful corporate executive, I ask, “What does it take? What are the traits and characteristics that contribute most to your success?” (A pretty good question, by the way. And it does help stroke the psyche of the person you ask. Try it. “Tell me why you are so successful. What does it take?”) Over the years, I’ve gathered these 28 bits […]
February 22, 2018

3 Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Professional Development

Does your nonprofit support staff through continuing education? Do you even have a line item in your budget for professional development? Or are you asking yourself, “What does ‘professional development’ even mean, anyway?”
February 21, 2018

New Bridgespan Group Study on Nonprofit Founder Transitions Counters Conventional Wisdom That “Clean Break” Is Best

Is a clean break really the best way to ensure a successful nonprofit founder succession? While conventional wisdom suggests that it is, new research from The Bridgespan Group finds that the answer is often no. 
February 21, 2018

Four Ways to Increase Online Giving Conversions

Building awareness and getting people familiar with your organization and cause is important—but to stay afloat, increase online giving conversions on your website to increase your bottom line and allow you to create a larger impact. Online giving is responsible for about 7% of total fundraising revenue per year and grows at a rate of about 8% per year (which doesn’t include grants). Consider these steps to increase your online giving conversions. Optimize for mobile […]