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1 WORD CUTS THROUGH DONOR DISTRACTION

Can you imagine all of the possible distractions your donors are experiencing right now? Maybe they’re following nausea-induced stock price fluctuations.Maybe they’re worried about the COVID-19 pandemic.Maybe they’re churning over the current election season.Maybe they’re distracted by other nonprofit organizations’ fundraising.Maybe they’re distracted by their own financial struggles. And that’s on top of the usual …

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COVID-19: 33 LEADERSHIP SURVIVAL STRATEGIES

I’d forgotten about Tom Peters. He’s a business/leadership guru I followed from back in the DotCom glory days. He was famous for humongous PowerPoint decks (think 300+ slides), rapid-fire insights and high-flying strategies. He’s a sound-bite machine! In my reading this weekend, someone pointed me to Peters’ eNewsletter and a post from 2008 on how to …

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cover bands, donors and a new oneicity client

Let’s talk cover songs, the embarrassing 70’s band Abba and new working relationships. First cover songs and cover bands. I heard a musician say recently that the main thing wrong with cover bands is that they’re doing a sad imitation of a great original. He’s right. Hoots and I love artists who can take songs …

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