Tag Archives: mission

Too Busy

My niece sent me this cartoon: As I read it, I could hear so many nonprofits (including, alas, some of my clients): “Go away.  We’re too busy being frantic and dealing with urgent stuff to focus on actually doing things … Continue reading

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What Does Our Nonprofit Do?

I was sent this fabulous blog  about the difference between for profit and not for profit organizations. I’m not going to repeat was said—just read it yourself. What I do want to write about, however, is one difference the author … Continue reading

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Mission Driven

Every Thursday, a box of fresh fruit and veggies is delivered to my front door  As wonderful as the produce is–and it is wonderful –what is even more wonderful is the inserted newsletter from the farmer, Thaddeus. His words make … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Fundraising Barriers

Whenever I talk with Boards about the barriers they face in fundraising, it all comes down to act of asking someone for money.  There is the fear of being told no; the fear that the person they are asking will … Continue reading

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Missons that Matter

Businesses are in the business of making money.  Everything else they do is in service of that purpose. Nonprofits, on the other hand, are in the business of their stated mission.  Everything else they do is in service of that … Continue reading

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