Partnership, Prosperity, and Peril
This article was originally published on eJP. Best Practices and Common Pitfalls When Development Professionals, Executive Directors, and Lay Leaders Work Together By Kathy Cohen, Ph.D. and Nanette R. Fridman, MPP,...[ 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 ]
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 ]
Want to be Truly Empowered? Learn to Fundraise
I spend a lot of time talking about fundraising or financial resource development, a term I prefer. People always look at me with such surprise when I tell them...[ read more ]