Today's Featured Blog Posts
Make Inspiration a Priority
"I want my soul to be rocked regularly. In order for this to happen, I make it a priority. I'm not just open to it in terms of keeping an open mind and heart when things come my way (although it certainly helps); I set aside time to read and reflect while making plans to act. I ask people what inspires them and how. I subscribe to blogs that consistently ask hard questions while encouraging me to reframe my thinking." Click here to read the full post.
The 'Third Rail' of Nonprofits: Overhead
"Nonprofits want to say they're putting donors' money to work and doing great things. They may understand potential donors may not want to give if they think the money will be used for a pay raise for the nonprofit's staff, for example. Donors may not realize that a pay raise for the staff is necessary for staff retention and the continuity and growth of the organization and its programs. It's no one's fault, but expectations are somewhat decoupled from reality." Click here to read the full post.