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Young Leaders: Cut the BS

I loved this commencement video by Jon Lovett, former Obama speechwriter and comedian. It’s very funny and yet still very insightful advice from a 30-year-old. As a 44-year-old — officially “old” to college grads — I love listening to smart young ones. I was usually the youngest one in the room early in my career…

Time to Think: It Turns Batter into Cake

Do you have the time you need to think at work? To really think? If you are going to reach creative, innovative solutions to your marketing challenges, or just come up with a great new idea to attract more support or participation, you need time to think. Getting this time is what turns a hard-working nonprofit…

How to Involve Staff in Nonprofit Branding

Earlier this month Haila Yates shared how her organization created audience personas to make better marketing decisions. Part of that process included getting the staff involved. Today, we are publishing another piece by Haila where she talks about how she got her organization’s staff involved with deciding on their messaging platform and other aspects of…