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This is a wonderful example of a lean, nimble organization doing thoughtful work with their annual report. This video is engaging, mission authentic and can be used in multiple ways to tell the story of their work to not only donors, but in a myriad of other ways. Make your work work harder with thoughtful […]Read More
I’m going to be honest and say I am still crawling out of the 2020 pandemic lock-down haze. It’s been slow going to get me back to my joyful and engaged self. While I am usually not a big fan of self-help books because of their inclination towards productivity porn (what YOU really need is […]Read More
Has this ever happened to you? You make a financial ask from a donor, they say yes, perhaps quickly and then. . . . silence. You maybe make a follow-up call or two. . . . silence. If you are like me, it is at that point that I start making up a story, usually […]Read More
On my table this month is the juicy work of Cyndi Suarez, The Power Manual; How to Master Complex Power Dynamics. Suarez is (among a million other impressive things) President & Editor-in-Chief at Nonprofit Quarterly. Her deep discussion of the social, political, theatrical, and faith-ical aspects of power dynamics is a blueprint for creating strong and healthy […]Read More