July 6, 2022

Considering a Career Change? Read this first.

If you have a LinkedIn account (you better have one, friends!), you’ve undoubtedly seen a flurry of new position announcements from your contacts. I love connecting people, and I’m very proud that several solid recruiters and fundraising professionals regularly reach out to me for referrals and insights about talent in […]
May 27, 2022

Connection is everything

I typically use this monthly blog entry to impart fundraising and nonprofit management advice, but I’m really struggling to do that this month.  My mind is with the dozens of families that lost their loved ones in Buffalo, in Laguna Woods and in Uvalde…communities changed forever by violence and hatred, […]
April 30, 2022

Who’s ready to party? Three keys to empowering fundraising events

Confession: I have a love-hate relationship with special events for the purpose of fundraising. It may be residual trauma from one too many 16+ hour workdays suffered in the name of executing the perfect annual gala (don’t get me started on seating charts, y’all). However, years ago I came to […]