Nonprofit Profiles - From the Desk of: Childspring International
I conduct a series called 'From the Desk of: Atlanta Nonprofit Leaders'. This endeavor is a series of interviews of Executive Directors, Head of Schools and CEOs of local nonprofit organizations. My Nonprofit Profiles blog posts highlight the most outstanding feature of each leader and his/her organization. Here are their stories...
“The blessings of a strong board” Read More
It sounds a bit counter-intuitive, but could taking a break really help your nonprofit? I was recently listening to Ali Brown, the Entrepreneur Coach, about being a successful entrepreneur. She spoke about different people’s practices of either ‘thinking or doing’. Ali states that people typically function in 1 of 2 ways.
Spend a lot of time thinking about what they would like to do, but do not take action on their thoughts.
Spend a lot of time doing and working and do not take a break to think or to be strategic about their goals. Read More
This article first appeared in Karen Eber Davis’ Blog. For more information follow this link. To contact Karen, go to www.kedconsult.com or call 941-924-4860.
Self-motivation, the ability to cajole yourself into doing your most important priorities, is an incredibly valuable tool in your nonprofit success toolkit. When we stop to think, we recognize that what keeps us from doing our priorities is not urgent matters, but a willpower shortage. We need more willpower because most priorities require us to step outside our comfort zone. Without willpower, any excuse will do. Read More
Wouldn’t it be great to have the ability to tell the future? To know whether a situation or event will work in your favor? To know the response that a person will give to you prior to saying hello? To feel the connection with the foster child that you have to place even before you have ever met him? Many think that this is close to impossible. What if you had one tool that could help you do all of the above? Well, there is one! It’s called Visualization, Creative Visualization to be exact. Read More
I had an amazing opportunity today to experience a public speaking class at Speak Easy. Although we learned many pertinent lessons, there was one specific statement the instructor shared that has stayed with me. He said, “Think about what your audience wants to hear, not what you want to tell them”. Wow! This message is so important for us in our personal and professional lives. I think about how this simple statement can change a situation, a conversation or even a relationship. Read More