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15
Jan

Annual Reports: 5 Ways To Avoid Sucking

It's that time. It's that thing. You print hundreds if not thousands of them, stacked in boxes you'll stub your toe on so hard you lose…

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10
Jan

An Anti-Asshole Brand Story

I am FLOORED by the response to my first post of 2014 on The Year of the Anti-Asshole. As I continue to explore the problem of…

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09
Jan

Too Connected To Care: Battling Slacktivism At Your Nonprofit

"In the era of the iPhone, Facebook, and Twitter, we’ve become enamored of ideas that spread as effortlessly as ether. We want frictionless, “turnkey” solutions to…

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03
Jan

Millennials Are So Last Year: The New Year Gen Y

The takeaway from 2013: Millennials aren't going to be your top donors, but they just might be your top engagers, volunteers, advocates, staff and future leaders.…

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02
Jan

2014: Year of the Anti-Asshole

Happy New Years, folks. Do we know each other yet? I'd like to introduce myself by quoting two very important individuals. First, my mother, who said…

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31
Dec

Stop Doing This/Start Doing That

Tomorrow arbitrarily begins a new year. I've honestly never been really into the idea of New Year's Eve - it tends to encourage stupid behaviour and…

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30
Dec

5 Nonprofit Ideas for 2014

There are lots of site out there that take a stab at trends for the upcoming year. To fit in, I thought I'd take a stab…

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05
Dec

Sheena’s Book Club

It's that time of year when everyone starts posting their "best of" lists. I've already seen some really great nonprofit reading lists come out, and they…

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04
Dec

Effective Nonprofit Teams

Wouldn't it be nice if we could rally our team members like this?  We all face our share of external problems. Funding. Donor attrition. Sustainability. A…

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03
Dec

A Song Off Key: Why I Give

Today is Giving Tuesday. But I’m not going to tell you to give. If you want to, I will celebrate your decision. I will give you…

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