As we close in on the end of the first quarter of 2017, my big question for you is this: Will you meet your Q1 goals? Do you even HAVE quarterly goals? Setting goals for the year is smart. Breaking those annual goals down into quarterly ones is even smarter. Breaking those into monthly goals30

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Sometimes you just need to get out of your chair.
 
It’s easy to get into a rut at work.
 
Day in and day out, you work your routine – finishing tasks, making plans, fighting fires. (Sound familiar?)
 
Routine is not exactly a bad thing, but to learn and stretch and grow, you need to educate yourself. Read. Network. Go to conferences.
 
In other words, get out of your chair (and your routine).
 

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Even if you’re not a big Lord of the Rings fan, you still may recognize the key phrase “One ring to rule them all” from the epic movie and book trilogy.   But what you might not recognize is this: Hidden in that one line is a simple yet critical key to making this year30

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Last week, I shared 10 things you need to do MORE of in 2017 if you want to fully fund your nonprofit’s mission. (Read it here if you missed it.)   Today, I have 10 things you need LESS of this year.   Why?   Sometimes less is more.   Cut out the things that30

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  What’s the best thing about a new year?   Is it a fresh slate and a chance to start again?   Maybe it’s having several days off to rest and recharge.   I think one of the best things about a new year is the chance to hit the ‘pause’ button.   We have30

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Happy Fall, Y’all!   The leaves are starting to turn, the nights are cooler, and everything has pumpkin spice in it!   Fall also signals the start of Fundraising Season.   Fundraising Season runs between now and the end of the year. It’s the time when people think about helping others and what charitable gifts30

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Thanks to Zach Hagopian with Accelevents for today’s article. Those who have organized a successful fundraiser know the importance of having great sponsors. Whether your event is large or small, sponsors bring a level of legitimacy to your cause, while also significantly contributing to your proceeds. This combination of increased revenue and added exposure is30

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