Nonprofit World: Jul/Aug/Sep 2018
Vol. 36, Num. 3
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Articles In This Issue:
|Accomplish More by Climbing the Productivity Pyramid|
by Bloom, Eric
Find more time, money, and resources by following these steps.
|Are We Misleading Our Donors?|
by Rossig, Julian, Joachim Bauer, and Joseph Santora
Are we making a good-faith effort to tell donors the truth?
|Building an Alliance with Your Board Chair|
by Eadie, Doug
Nothing is more critical to your success as a chief executive than your partnership with your board chair.
|Do Your Board Members Understand Their IRS Obligations? Form 990 & the Intermediate Sanctions Act|
by Fram, Eugene
Far too many board members don't even realize these responsibilities exist. This lack of knowledge can have harsh consequences.
|Good Leaders Ask Dumb Questions: Leadership Traits in Defense of Asking the Obvious|
by Grassl, Walt
Asking dumb questions can showcase valuable leadership skills.
|Is Your Website Clouding Your Message?|
by Russell, Max T.
Check your website to be sure you're not making it hard for visitors to hear what you want to say.
|Make Your Event Sponsorships Stick without Backbreaking Labor|
by Eber Davis, Karen
Follow these easy steps to make your special-event sponsors happy - and your events more successful.
|May Board Members Be Present by Telephone?|
by Kramer, Don
Must you be physically present at board meetings?
|Nine Surefire Steps to Lock Down Your Cybersecurity|
by Henry, Clinton
Your organization depends on the trust you develop with your stakeholders. That means following nine key cybersecurity steps.
A collection of brief articles with tips, research and reviews related to nonprofit management and leadership.
|Purchasing Insurance: Don't Do It Again Until You've Read This|
by Davis, Pamela
It's a complex subject. Here, an expert breaks it down into simple guidance.
|Reimagining Your Hiring Practices: A Self-Assessment|
by Graziano, Magi
Evaluate yourself with this hiring checklist.
|Should Chief Happiness Officer Be One of Your Titles?|
by Oliver, Erika
Don't overlook the power of joy.
|Take Volunteer Software Seriously|
by Murray, Anna
If you work with volunteers, you need to understand these five essential software lessons.
|The Volunteer Leader as a Facilitator of Change|
by Ellis, Susan
Ask yourself these questions to see if you're promoting or impeding innovative breakthroughs.
|Twelve Ways to Liven Up Your Board Meetings - And Your Board|
by Perry, Gail
Share these ideas with your board members, and watch meetings rocket from boring to fired up.
|What to Do When Your Potential Donor Says "No"|
by Weisman, Carol
It's not the end of the conversation. Here's what to say next.
|What's the Best Way to Avoid Financial Misuse?|
by Burnham Laverty, Katie
How can a nonprofit minimize the chance of fraud?
|Why You Need an App for Fundraising|
by Reed, Steven A.
That little device in the palm of your hand holds immense promise for raising funds.