Is Your Organization “Millennial Friendly”?
This article originally appeared on eJP. A friend recently emailed me and asked if I had a list of suggestions for working with millennials that he could give the development...[ read more ]
Six Meeting “Must Says”
When I got married, my mother told my husband there were three phrases that would make me happy and that he should say every day: “Honey, you look great.”...[ read more ]
My Board Won’t Do ANYTHING!
This article originally appeared on eJP on June 4, 2015. The frustration of many executive directors and development professionals is palpable. They need their boards’ help to raise the much needed...[ read more ]
What Your Nonprofit Can Learn from a YouTube Star
When my 11 year old daughter asked me to go with her, a friend and her friend’s mom to YouTube star Issa Twaimz’s concert, I have to admit that...[ read more ]
Board Members Behaving Badly
This article originally appeared in eJP. By Nanette R. Fridman, MPP, JD and Kathy Cohen, PhD A typical challenge that many of our coaching clients bring to us is...[ read more ]
What My 11 Year Old Reminded Me About Fundraising
My 11 year old daughter and I went to Daughter and Mother Camp Congress for Girls a few weeks ago. It is a full day boot camp at which...[ read more ]
It’s Who You Know!
I had the chance to talk with Michelle Malkin, host of It’s Who You Know! The Podcast. This podcast is bridging the gap between Jewish leaders and those who follow...[ read more ]
Out of Bounds
In my 20s, I was a young lawyer, and a board member and chair of the legal committee of the board. During my first year, a gentleman, who had...[ read more ]
How Many Times Should You Try to Meet with a Prospect?
I had a very good meeting with a client who is a very bright, thoughtful Executive Director. She asked me how many times she should try to get a...[ read more ]
5 Things Your Nonprofit Must Have Clarity On
Consultants overuse a lot of words. I have tried to ban “thinking outside-of-the-box” and “synergy” from my vernacular. The one word that I can’t use enough though is “clarity.” People...[ read more ]