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True Believers and Mercenaries

When I was a student teacher my senior year in college, I was trained by a first grade teacher I observed the previous year.  When I observed him in action with his students, I admired how he worked with and dealt with his young students.  1,063 more words


Museums and the Balance of Power: Some Things to Think About

This week many museum directors were in Washington, D.C., taking part in Museum Advocacy Day. They walked the Capitol’s corridors seeking support for museums, botanical gardens, zoos and heritage organizations. 749 more words


Workshops: Nonprofit Finances (March-May 2017)

The schedule for SoNNPIC’s upcoming workshops has been released.
The topic for the quarter is nonprofit finances.

Tuesday March 21, 2017     5 – 7 pm… 152 more words


What Great Nonprofit Board Members Routinely Give

Finding volunteers with the right attributes is like winning the trifecta – difficult to do, but worth making the effort to find the right mix for the organization.   570 more words

Charity And Philanthropy

What the nonprofit sector can learn from the corporate sector

This article was originally published on LinkedIn on 12/20/2017

In 1989, an article in the Harvard Business Review was published called “What Business Can Learn from Nonprofits… 525 more words


Reflecting on Board Membership

For the past 3 years, I’ve been a board member of Minnesota’s User Experience Professional’s Association chapter (UXPA-MN). I spent two years as the community manager, and this final year as the programming director. 572 more words


Improve your visibility - gain more support

I was recently part of a small group offering advice and counsel to a young nonprofit trying to improve its visibility and develop new sources of financial support, as a large grant that has carried them will be expiring. 118 more words

Communication / Listening