Will one story to help you raise big money? Absolutely. In today’s fast-paced world, what you say to get attention matters, a lot. I believe our job is to be translators rather than money raisers. We translate our mission into bit-size messages to cut through the daily noise. What are the right words to say […]Continue reading
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It’s time for a Mission Moment Monday! Today our focus is on urgency and empathy. I recently spoke with Jeff Peterson, Development Director of Forgotten Children Worldwide and his colleague Kelsey Schwartz, Media & Communications Director. This year they’ve been working on changing their “report-like” stories to stories that evoke more urgency and empathy. Part […]
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I didn’t realize how important the search capability of my website was to readers, until it broke. While I use it dozens of times a day to share posts with clients, to research presentations, and to supplement webinars, I quickly learned I wasn’t the only one!Continue reading
Over the years I’ve worked at large nonprofits and small nonprofits. I’ve been an executive director and, sometimes, the entire staff. I know working for a smaller nonprofit comes with a unique set of challenges and rewards.Continue reading