Oct 30, 2018
This week I'm re-visiting the tools I use to stay productive as a nonprofit leader: Network for Good, Trello, and the Pomodoro Technique. I'm also starting a 3-episode series on self-care with the owners of Iron Mountain CrossFit, Paul and Shelley Gadola. Get more detailed show notes on virtualexecutivedirector.com.
Oct 23, 2018
Just had Board Orientation for my org this past weekend, and thought we were due for an update here on the podcast. If you'd like to download my Board Orientation Checklist, just visit virtualexecutivedirector.com/62 and sign up to get it.
Oct 15, 2018
Nonprofits are notorious penny-pinchers. We are expected to solve the world's problems--problems, which, by the way, the most powerful governments on the planet can't seem to fix, but we're expected to do so with some string and a paperclip. But saving money isn't always about what you don't spend. It's also...
Oct 9, 2018
When it comes to fundraising, I teach two key principles for success: match your organization's brand with your prospects' and do not try to sell the unsellable. When you do these two things you save yourself a lot of time and frustration, and your prospect list can more easily come into focus. However, this mainly...
Oct 1, 2018
If 30% of your organization's fundraising comes in at the end of the year, shouldn't you start giving year-end fundraising 100% of your effort? This week I don't mean to scare anyone. My goal is to share with you four of the ways my own year-end fundraising has flopped, so that you can learn from my mistakes. Those...