Nonprofit Culture

How to Overcome a Victim Mindset in Order to Better Serve Your Nonprofit and Your Community

This post is part of a series on limiting beliefs. Read the previous posts on overcoming the fear that your story doesn’t matter and the idea that success is selfish.  When it comes to success, either personally or professionally, mindset is everything. Having the right mindset can help you take [...]

By |2021-10-18T15:43:35-04:00October 19th, 2021|Nonprofit Culture, Nonprofit Sector|

Beyond Survival: Post-Disruption Nonprofit Culture Strategy

This nonprofit culture strategy post is part 3 in a 3-part series. Read part 1 and part 2. There are three pillars of transformation required of philanthropically-funded nonprofits that want to thrive in the post-disruption, post-COVID economy. In the first article of this three-part series, I explored why digital transformation [...]

By |2021-06-07T14:46:12-04:00June 28th, 2021|Nonprofit Culture, Strategic Planning|

Too Much Teamwork: Is Collaboration Burning Out Your Nonprofit Team?

Teamwork is all the rage right now. It's often touted as an organizational value, a key to productivity, and a criterion used to hire, reward, and promote. But there's an unpleasant and unproductive flipside to collaboration that deserves discussion. In short, too much teamwork might be burning out your best [...]

By |2020-12-16T16:47:03-05:00December 29th, 2020|Nonprofit Culture, Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Sector|

Why The Nonprofit Sector Needs to Talk About Sexual Harassment

On November 26, 2020, the second annual National Day of Conversation (NDOC) took place in Canada. This virtual day of conversation was founded in 2019 by me and my co-founder Wanda Deschamps to raise awareness about sexual harassment of fundraisers in the charitable sector.  In 2018, the Association of Fundraising [...]

The Fundraiser’s Bill of Rights

You probably already know that donors have a bill of rights. They were created almost 30 years ago by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Prudent, logical and fair, they cover everything from access to financial statements to assurances their gift will be used as intended. But what about fundraisers? Aren’t [...]

By |2021-09-16T03:55:56-04:00September 24th, 2020|Nonprofit Culture, Nonprofit Management|
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