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Best Wellness Practices for Nonprofit Fundraisers (#4 Might Surprise You)

Recently, we posted a blog article on how to improve a fundraising team’s morale. One of our suggestions was for nonprofit leadership to...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Fundraising Team’s Morale

Employees at nonprofits are notoriously overworked. Many are driven by a passion to do good that often leads to long hours and increased stress,...

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Nonprofit Staff Retention, Part 2: How to Attract and Keep the Best Employees

In Part 1 of this article, we investigated the question of whether or not higher salaries are the answer to the problem of nonprofit staff...

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Nonprofit Staff Retention, Part 1: Are Higher Salaries Really the Answer?

In surveys of nonprofits, staff retention is often reported as one of the top challenges. Some researchers estimate that the average fundraiser...

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How Nonprofits Succeed by Focusing on Others, Part 1: Learn to Say No

Your attention gets pulled in many different directions in the day-to-day management of your nonprofit. On top of that, high-level concerns...

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[NPFX Ep. 14] Self-Care for Nonprofit Fundraisers: How to Avoid Burnout

Welcome to The Nonprofit Fundraising Exchange, a podcast from IPM Advancement. Our mission is to help you raise more money so you can make the...

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How to Change Organization Culture — Without Resistance or Chaos

For most nonprofits, organizational culture is an incredible source of strength and staying power.

According to a Bridgespan study of 130...

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Office Conflict 101

It’s no secret that many nonprofits are run by extremely passionate individuals.

Because of this, when a professional, office conflict...

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Transitioning From Buddy to Boss

It can happen fast – and you might have less time than you think. Opinions about you can form quickly, sometimes before you even have a...

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Why I Hate the Idea of Performance Reviews

Many nonprofit employees say they dread performance reviews. And if you secretly survey them, I bet the vast majority would be happy to get rid of...

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