Tips for keeping your cool when all around you, others are losing theirs

The majority of small and mid-sized nonprofits, including those with a faith base, are one bump in the road away from disaster. Hence the deer-in-the-headlights look on many a CEO’s face. When margins are slim to none, the chirpy advice of organizational gurus touting innovation, risk-taking, and daring to fail is about as “helpful” as […]

Generosity in quotes: Albert Einstein

“Most of us have plenty (by a lot of standards). Not having enough, by itself, isn’t what’s making us unhappy. It’s having enough and not knowing it.” from the GapingVoid blog

This one thing for year-end fundraising success: keep calm

KEEP CALM. Fundraising is stressful work any time of the year but especially so at calendar year-end. With so much riding on the results of so few weeks, panic is just below the surface in most development offices. A couple of disappointing donor calls or a slow mail week and entire fundraising teams go into […]