The Great Disconnect

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I was speaking with the executive director of a small nonprofit the other day. She mentioned that her board’s major development initiative was to increase the organization’s endowment from $400,000…
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Naming the Number

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A few years ago I was the chair of a nonprofit organization that was urgently raising money for a new building. As part of that effort I called an affluent…
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Perfection Paralysis

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There’s a famous proverb attributed to Voltaire: “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.” I get the feeling Voltaire may have spent some time hanging around nonprofit…
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