Manner and Tone

For all the pixels spilled about what you need to do and have to do as a nonprofit leader, there is nothing as important as HOW you deliver your message. The words you choose, the tone of voice you select, the pacing of your speech; all of these deliver as strong a...

Let’s Talk About the ‘No’

One of the hardest topics in all of nonprofit development is how to get people to donate funds. Not time, not stuff, not ideas and hand-waving but actual money. Knowing that the vast majority of people who will be asked will probably prefer to NOT give; how does a...