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Sep

Knowing Your Audience Isn’t “Elementary” … It’s EVERYTHING.

  I talk a lot about getting to know your audience. Knowing who it is you're talking to changes everything. Some folks ask me, "um, isn't…

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08
Aug

Nonprofit Blog Carnival – Disrupting the Status Quo of the Nonprofit Sector

Back in July, I invited you to think about how you might change the nonprofit sector. Summers tend to be slower, and it's a great time…

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27
Jun

Nonprofit Blog Carnival – An Invocation for New Beginnings: Disrupting the Status Quo of the Nonprofit Sector

Inefficient. Ineffective. Navel gazing. Problematic. Self-centred. Un-collaborative. Backwards. Behind the times. Pushy. Weak. Complacent. Confused. Just not very effective. No, these aren’t my performance reviews for…

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12
Apr

Healthy Boundaries, Happy Workers: A Guided Workbook

Healthy boundaries in the workplace is a subject I've spoke about A LOT in the past couple of years. Most recently, I was able to speak…

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15
Feb

Nonprofit Boundaries: Submissions Requested

Nonprofit professionals are prone to having boundary issues. This is something I've been talking, writing and researching about for a while. We stay late. We take…

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10
Feb

Stop Telling Boring Stories in 7 Easy Steps

There is nothing more dangerous than a boring story. Don't believe me? Think about a time when you watched a bad movie, or tried to read a…

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01
Feb

A Few Words on Leadership

This past weekend I spoke at the Student Leadership Conference at the University of Saskatchewan, my alma mater. It was a huge honour to speak to…

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14
Jan

WEBINAR: Work Smart, Play Hard – An Introduction to Creative Thinking for Nonprofits

Work Smart, Play Hard: An Introduction to Creative Thinking for Nonprofits You are passionate about what you do. You believe that your organisation can change the…

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31
Dec

2016: The Year You Find Your Play

I’ve always been fascinated by play. As a child with an over-active imagination and the innate desire to create, play was the place where I experimented…

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14
Dec

A Moving Train: Neutrality In Fundraising

“The power of a bold idea uttered publicly in defiance of dominant opinion cannot be easily measured. Those special people who speak out in such a…

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