Changing Pies

As nonprofit development professionals know, there are many factors that influence charitable donations. Emotional connection to an organization’s mission, commitment to creating a better community, giving back to a charity that made a difference in someone’s life or tax deductions can all be influencers. Add to these internal motivations the external reality of economic conditions […]

Conducting an Effective Meeting

Do you dread attending the weekly staff meeting and other meetings on your calendar?? Melanie Woodword from Balance Small Business offers the following advice: “7 Tips For Effective Meetings  Establish the Meeting’s Objectives Before sending out a meeting alert and putting it on your calendar, ask yourself why you want to hold a meeting and […]