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Nonprofit Profile of HouseProud Atlanta

Nonprofit Profiles -  From the Desk of:  HouseProud

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 Dedication of a Leader” Read More

A Few Great Stories Do Not Necessarily Make For a Great Charitable Program

The Importance of Stories and Statistics of Charitable Programs

Great stories are important as examples of the wonderful work of nonprofit organizations and charitable programs. Being a great story-teller is helpful. Success stories can help connect people to your cause and hopefully entice people to donate to your organization. But the stories need to be representative of the bigger picture.  Read More

Nonprofit Profile of Childspring International

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

How to Take a Break to Benefit Your Nonprofit

Take a Break for the good of your nonprofit

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.
  1. Spend a lot of time thinking about what they would like to do, but do not take action on their thoughts.
  2. 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

Mastering Self-Motivation: Help Your Nonprofit Reach Its Wildest Dream – Guest Blog Post

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