A recent study revealed that the top 25 health care and higher education institutions are falling short on general equality.
Explore the essence of nonprofit leadership while looking at the leadership styles of others and yourself, to understand the traits of successful leaders.
Learn proven tools, approaches, techniques, and ideas that are customizable to the evaluation of a wide range of programs within your organization.
Today more than 61% of donations come from direct mail. Make your campaigns memorable and cost-effective to attract new, and maintain, current donors.
Take a deeper dive toward understanding your organization's financials and your ability to interpret and communication the information they contain.
Learn to create a living, constituent-driven strategic plan that is a critical management tool for your board and executive leadership.
Use your knowledge of the fundamental elements of raising funds to apply to an effective fundraising framework and strategy.
Recognize your communication style and how you give and receive messages, as you focus on specific ways to improve your own communications skills.
Whether it’s interacting with a donor, a regulator, a co-worker, a supervisor or a supervisee, the most successful people are the best communicators. That includes both the messages you deliver as well as how you listen and react to others. Most of us recognize the need to continue to hone our specific job skills, but often neglect the skill set that can truly make a difference in our success, and the success of our organization – our ability to say what we mean, understand what others are conveying to us and ensure that others receive our messages as intended. Forbes magazine cited “strong communication skills” as the #2 attribute people need to succeed at work, indicating that solid communication isn’t a so-called soft skill, but an essential for successful interactions with both internal and external audiences. This class will challenge you to recognize your communication style and how you give and receive messages, as you focus on specific ways to improve your own communications skills.
Like all of us, as we ponder the future of our organizations, our families, ourselves, my mind is a whirling dervish, full of random thoughts, taking me from one subject to the next, with no discerna… Read more
As I have listened this week to painful reports from executive directors and board presidents on layoffs, furloughs, skeletal staff, and mothballing organizations for unknown periods of time, much of … Read more
There is a part of the brain that we who work in the nonprofit sector should understand: the right temporoparietal junction, or rTPJ. This part of the brain, which sits a bit above and back from the … Read more