While others are planning summer vacations and feeling happier and a bit freer during the dog days of summer, the impassioned people who run the nonprofit sector are working as much or more, making mission happen. Nat King Cole recorded a song in 1963 with the hook, “Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.” As a nonprofit leader, I bet you wish it were so for you.
Have you had something percolating in your mind for months about what you want to do or how you want to change your habits? Do you desire a healthier physical or spiritual life? Have you had thoughts of wanting to feel better, get better, and do better for yourself, your family, your team? Perhaps you’ve had a desire to create new habits or patterns for how you want to be. Now is the time! Spring has sprung!Read More
Eighteen months ago, I would not have believed my 2013 professional development goals would involve increasing the integration of social media into my business. Nor would I have believed that I would be seeking to increase my team and my clients’ understanding of how to connect with current and potential grant funders via social media.…Read More
Mentor - An experienced and trusted advisor (noun). To advise or train (verb). I am new at this entrepreneurship thing. While starting and growing my own business invigorates me, there is still a lot I don’t know about my craft, business start up and platform building. Sometimes it feels like I don’t know so much…Read More
Winter has come quickly it seems this year! As the cold weather hits for most in the United States, people turn their attention to relaxing by a fire, building snowmen and getting some long-ignored projects done inside the house. Isn’t it the same in nonprofit organizations this time of year? Leaders’ attentions turn to showing…Read More
Unless you live under a rock (my apologies to the trolls that are reading this article), you have heard and read about resolutions more in the past week than in the 51 weeks prior. While I definitely see value in setting goals, I am convinced that resolutions just don’t work. “Blasphemy!” you say?? How many…Read More