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Altruism and Avatars – Connecting with the Right Donors

If we create an avatar of our ideal donor, and we connect with people who embody the avatar’s characteristics and values, will their innate altruism kick in? And… can we stop chasing donors that are unlikely to be a “match”?

Nonprofit Boards: It’s a Two Way Street

Most nonprofits focus on what they want from their boards. What if they thought about what they can do FOR their boards, to help the board members be inspired and successful?

Abundance Mentality

My word for 2019 is ABUNDANCE. I am approaching decisions with an abundance mindset, instead of a scarcity mindset. Can you do that for your organization?

Your 2019 Start/Stop List

Here is an easy tool that you can use to start articulating your 2019 goals and plans – along with a free gift from me! What do you want to start doing, and what do you want to stop doing, in 2019?

Quick Hits of Wisdom!

The Small & Mighty Fundraising Minute is a podcast that delivers quick hits of fundraising wisdom and inspiration. Here’s a guide to recent episodes.

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.