Patience is a Virtue – Especially When Dealing with Your Board

We are hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival and we have chosen the theme “Getting Along with Others.” I know a lot of you have trouble with your board members so please be inspired by Kathy Westra’s patient pursuit to get board approval for a new communications staff member. ~Kivi Guest Post by Kathy Westra of Audubon Naturalist…

You Are Not Your Target Audience

Putting aside for a moment whether we should call them “target audiences” or not, it’s always good to remember that, as a nonprofit communicator or fundraiser, you are very rarely the kind of person that you are trying to communicate with. Even if you match the demographics, the fact that you are employed by your…