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8 Clues That Signal That You May Need To Change Your Management Style

http://easysmallbusinesshr.com Did you know that your management style can influence how your employees perform? Do any of these behaviors sound familiar:

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Buy vs Lease: Advice For Non-Profits with Office Space Needs

Buy vs Lease: Advice For Non-Profits with Office Space Needs | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
By David Lebenstein, Senior Managing Director, Principal Not-for-profit organizations face many challenges, including securing space to serve their mission. In fact, space occupancy costs often make up 10% or more of their total expenses.
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8 Steps to a Successful Major Gifts Program | Growing Your Donors

8 Steps to a Successful Major Gifts Program | Growing Your Donors | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
While setting up a major giving program is a long-term process, there are some things you can do to shorten the time required. Here are 8 steps you can take now.
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The myth of the visionary CEO - CBS News

The myth of the visionary CEO - CBS News | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Don't expect leaders to be visionaries -- that's flat out unnecessary to run a successful company...
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How Important Is the Board Chair? | Nonprofit Boards and Leadership

Sometimes it seems the nonprofit board chairperson is the most important element in sustainability.
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Should OverDrive sell itself to America’s public libraries? Any foundation angels care to help? | LibraryCity

Should OverDrive sell itself to America’s public libraries? Any foundation angels care to help? | LibraryCity | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

A rich question emerges as libraries across the country begin to realize the potential of the digital book.  Should OverDrive sell itself to America’s public libraries? Any foundation angels care to help?

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Chicago Botanic Garden has a good year - Deerfield Review

Chicago Botanic Garden has a good year - Deerfield Review | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
The Garden has a good year For the third consecutive year, the Chicago Botanic Garden set an all-time attendance record in 2011, generating 953,864 visits, representing a 5.4 percent increase or 49,000 more visitors than 2010.
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Who to Volunteer For and Why: Our Top 5 Non-Profit Organizations

Who to Volunteer For and Why: Our Top 5 Non-Profit Organizations | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Wanting to give back to the community and get involved but don't know where to start?
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CARTER CENTER WELCOMES GATES FOUNDATION, UAE, CIFF FUNDING TO ACHIEVE GUINEA WORM ERADICATION

ATLANTA.40 million in donations announced today from the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates UAE, and the Childrens Investment Fund Foundation CIFF will enable a Carter...
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2012 Nonprofit Marketing Bootcamp-Houston, TX - American Marketing Association

2012 Nonprofit Marketing Bootcamp-Houston, TX - American Marketing Association | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

The American Marketing Association is offering a nonprofit Marketing Bootcamp in Houston on March 20 - 21.  Marketing and advertising articles and tips, thousands of companies and firms, careers and jobs, and more from the official American Marketing Association website.

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Ways to recruit and select volunteers for nonprofit and charity organizations - by Cody Hodge - Helium

Ways to recruit and select volunteers for nonprofit and charity organizations - by Cody Hodge - Helium | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

This is an older Helium Blogpost from 2010, but still useful.  If you have some sort of fundraiser that you are planning, or an event of any kind, you are going to find the best people to staff this event.

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Flat Earth Fundraising: Moneyball | The Agitator - Fundraising, Direct Marketing and Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits

Flat Earth Fundraising: Moneyball | The Agitator - Fundraising, Direct Marketing and Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Blogger, Roger Craver, suggests instead of working so hard learning how to fundraise that we all just grab some popcorn and watch Brad Pitt in Moneyball.  I have a suggestion for the conference planners at AFP, DMA, CASE and every other association in our nonprofit galaxy:  Scrap two hours, 13 minutes of “seen...

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The Day - When tax time is a walk in the woods | News from southeastern Connecticut

The Day - When tax time is a walk in the woods | News from southeastern Connecticut | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

A Land Conservancy's lament on filing tax returns.  And you think you've got it bad! From TheDay.COM in Connecticut.  "For most people, preparing their annual tax filings means reviewing financial records of the past year and filling out Internal Revenue Service forms. For the volunteers and staffs of nonprofit land trusts, though, it also means quite a few walks in the woods."

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5 No-cost Webinars Show Nonprofits How to Generate Funds, Lower Costs

5 No-cost Webinars Show Nonprofits How to Generate Funds, Lower Costs | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Build your nonprofit’s revenue base and lower costs with practical tips from free Ventureneer webinars.
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Susan G. Komen Foundation Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding Over Abortion

Susan G. Komen Foundation Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding Over Abortion | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
The breast cancer charity hurts itself, not Planned Parenthood, by bowing to the GOP. By Michelle Goldberg.
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Linkedin for Nonprofits

Linkedin for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Does your nonprofit use LinkIn as part of your social media strategy?  You should.  There are five ways to best utilize Linkedin professionally: be goal-oriented, optimize both your personal and company profiles, utilize groups, and use Linkedin Answers.

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Brain Rules: Brain Rules for Meetings

Brain Rules: Brain Rules for Meetings | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

John Medina is the author hottest on my desk these days. I've been studying his work for some time. I just love how all-encompassing his work on the brain is.  It's applicable everywhere you look. This blog talks about how to use his Brain Rules for meetings.

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What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet? | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?  Content curation is this thing you're looking at now.  My Scoop.It pages are an example of content curation. Beth Kanter takes a look at how nonprofits can make the best use of this service and others like it.

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How do you take care of yourself? | Nonprofit Blog Carnival

How do you take care of yourself? | Nonprofit Blog Carnival | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Fundraising is incredibly rewarding. But it can be grueling too! For February's Nonprofit Blog Carnival, share with us how you show yourself the love!
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Can a Nonprofit Return a Donor’s Gift?

Can a Nonprofit Return a Donor’s Gift? | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Two relatively recent news events have raised the issue of nonprofit organizations returning gifts to donors:

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Why Open Source Needs Non Profits - Jim's Ramblings

Why Open Source Needs Non Profits
It's expected that pretty soon we all will hear about the next big "tech" IPO, which will create a mass of instant millionaires and billionaires. And these newly rich will have made their fortunes, at least partly, by leveraging Open Source and the efforts of unpaid volunteers.

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Why Can’t We Be Friends? Dreaming of a Powerful Marketing-Fundraising Team

Why Can’t We Be Friends? Dreaming of a Powerful Marketing-Fundraising Team | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
A unified, integrated marketing and fundraising team that works in sync to build and support relationships with supporters and prospects.
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Obama campaign rolls out Square mobile fundraising platform

Obama campaign rolls out Square mobile fundraising platform | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Trying to be apolitical here, but this Square platform fascinates me, and it seems to make great sense for this or other campaigns. The Obama reelection campaign is providing headquarters staff, field organizers and volunteers the ability to take campaign donations with their mobile phones.

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Wolf Trap, Non-Profit Reach Agreement In Suit

Wolf Trap, Non-Profit Reach Agreement In Suit | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

We reported on chapter 1 of this story a few weeks ago.  Here's the follow-up that appear to keep both nonprofits out of court over use of term "The Barns."  After meeting, Vienna performing arts center to drop litigation against "The Barns of Rose Hill"...

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2 Examples of Non-Profit Content Marketing [that could be]

2 Examples of Non-Profit Content Marketing [that could be] | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Blogger, Joe Pulizzi takes a tour through two examples of nonprofit  content marketing.  It's a tear-jerker.  "Here are two tear-jerking examples of why non-profits have the most opportunity when it comes to a content marketing/social media strategy,."

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