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May 18, 2018

Earned Income for Nonprofits: What it is and How it Works

It was always a dream of mine to become the executive director of a nonprofit organization. After developing the right relationships and building a career in marketing, that dream became a reality. My goal from there was to disrupt the nonprofit world and look at it through the lens of a business person. What I’m focused on is making a sector-wide shift from simply surviving to absolutely thriving. And part of that comes from looking […]
May 21, 2018

5 Marketing Mantras You Should Always Return To

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. A mantra is a thought or expression that encompasses your basic beliefs. Similar to a mission or brand positioning statement, mantras help capture and bring focus to your goals. Aligning your marketing goals and tasks with your brand can sometimes be a chore, so having a couple marketing mantras to look back on is always helpful! 1. Tell a story What steals your attention more, a […]
May 24, 2018

5 Motivational Quotes from Nonprofit Leaders (and How to Apply Them)

Gain some inspiration with these motivational quotes from top nonprofit thought leaders and learn how you can apply them to your own organization! Most “inspirational” quotes sound nice, but often lack substance or educational value. We’ll break each of them down to provide tactical takeaways for you and your nonprofit. 1. “A few people of integrity can go a long way.” -Bill Kauth, founder of the Mankind Project, a “global brotherhood of nonprofit charitable organizations […]
May 29, 2018

Key Culture Tip: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike

I was having lunch with a friend recently, and she commented on the diversity of people who have been on Nonprofit Hub’s staff over the years. She then asked about how we maintain such a strong culture with such different, frequently changing staff members. The answer, to me at least, is simple: a strong organizational culture should bring people together—regardless of background or experience. This may sound silly or obvious, but all too often strong […]