Leadership Insights Report for Up-and-Coming Professionals

Follow this link to download a FREE report with the results of a survey conducted by BraveShift to experienced social sector leaders. We asked just one question, "What is the #1 thing up-and-coming social sector leaders must know to be successful?" Interesting results!

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Amplify Your Brand

Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Building a strong brand is about making a promise, then delivering consistently on that promise, to every single stakeholder, every single time. Your staff and volunteers are at the core of that promise — it's crucial that they understand and buy into the brand in order to do their best work and serve as the face of your organization to the... (continued)

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Key Secrets to Inspiring Your Board to Fundraise

Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Are you sick and tired of board members who refuse to fundraise? Guess what? You can heal yourself and give a shot of much-needed energy to your volunteers, simply by learning these key secrets – and sharing them. That’s right! Just get inside your board members’ heads a bit, and you can change ‘reluctant’ to... (continued)

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Creating a Monthly Giving Program: A Solution to Donor Retention and Financial Sustainability

Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Report, fewer than 2 of 10 new, first-time donors renew their support of nonprofits and barely 6 of 10 repeat donors are retained. This crisis of donor retention threatens nonprofits in ways that a generation ago were... (continued)

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Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery

The Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery is a Dallas bariatric surgery clinic that takes a comprehensive and personalized approach to medical weight loss surgery. Under the leadership of Dr. Nick Nicholson, a pioneer in Bariatric surgery and one of the most experienced weight loss surgeons in the country, the Nicholson Clinic’s full... (continued)

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Abdominal Surgery Specialists

We are Abdominal Surgery Specialists, a part of the Nicholson Clinic, led by Dr. Nick Nicholson, one of the most experienced laparoscopic surgeons in the country. Dr. Nicholson has performed over 10,000 minimally invasive procedures and instructs surgeons around the world on behalf of Johnson & Johnson and W.L.... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development

Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:
1) it often is tedious and time-consuming;
2) the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
3) the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
4) it is ignored once the plan is written (or the written... (continued)

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Tools for More Effective Board Meetings

Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You need to involve board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need in developing of new plans and taking action. But how can you lead effective, efficient meetings to build decisions and support when there can be many different views and priorities?

This session will provide essential tools for building... (continued)

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Financial Roles for Non-Financial Staff

Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Effective nonprofit financial management requires collaboration throughout the organization. Learn who needs to collaborate with whom. This webinar will explore the financial role of every person in the organization including the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, program and fundraising staff, clerical staff, the receptionist, and volunteers.

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

Wed, May 11, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives... (continued)

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Sinclair James Warning : Labor Complaints in Middle East

Millions of migrant workers exit the airport of Manila every year to find their luck as a domestic worker in foreign countries. Some of them are newbies, reluctant but determined to earn for their families back home. Others are already experienced but are still tearful when saying goodbye to their families... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise in Disaster Preparedness - Protecting Your Personnel

We often find ourselves so busy with daily activities and programming that we forget to make time to "think ahead". As many nonprofits have discovered, this can be devastating should an unforeseen hazardous event occur.

Such events include fire, flooding,... (continued)

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Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: How To Add This Essential Tool To Your Fundraising Mix

Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Are you thinking of doing #GivingTuesday? For participants signed up with DepositaGift.com, they are waiving their platform fee on 12/1 and donating it back to your campaign. Another perk is an exclusive planning webinar to help you map a 9 week marketing plan for a successful... (continued)

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Seeing Systems to Better Address Complex Organizational Problems

Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Often we are so busy coping with day-to-day issues that we don’t step back and see the big picture. Unfortunately this may mean we’re constantly reacting to symptoms rather than identifying and addressing causes. The problems we face in today’s organizations are complex, so we need to be able to see the... (continued)

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How to Build a Philanthropic Culture

Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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There are unmistakable differences that exist between organizations that have achieved fundraising success and those that haven't. The difference that stands out the most is presence of, or lack of, a Culture of Philanthropy. This culture, like the air that we breath, is invisible, yet can be seen and... (continued)

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Achieving Buy-In for Your Volunteer Program

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What’s the most common complaint among volunteer managers? It’s that others are slow to embrace the enormous potential of volunteers to advance a program's mission.

In an ideal world, your nonprofit's staff would know how to supervise volunteers and create new and purposeful... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives... (continued)

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The Resilient NPO: 12 Questions for Sustained Change

Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

CHANGE. The nonprofit sector faces relentless pressure to change from every direction. Stakeholders including clients, donors, regulators, partners, staff, and volunteers push for change. Technological advancement, talent management trends, competition with social enterprise, political shifts, and cultural... (continued)

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How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (continued)

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Grantwriter's FastTrack Essentials

Facilitated by veteran grantwriter Dalya Massachi, Grantwriter’s FastTrack Essentials is a unique, hands-on opportunity to develop or refresh your grantwriting skills. We’ll cover a wide range of topics concerning the strategy and craft of grantwriting to foundations, corporations, and other grantors.

Grantwriter’s FastTrack... (continued)

$107.00
Course

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4 Mistakes Non-profits Make When Crafting Their Own Fundraising Appeals

  1. They make it all about them

It’s logical to believe that donors will give if they think well of your non-profit, so staff writers try and educate their donors about what the organization does, how well it does it and how great it is.

Imagine being introduced to someone new and all... (continued)

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Ellen Donohue

Ellen’s 30 plus years of experience in the non-profit community offers you a unique opportunity to have one of the most experienced fundraisers and trainers in the business work for you.
Ellen is a leader in the development, training and implementation of capital and major gift campaigns, board development and retention, strategic planning and the infrastructure... (continued)

The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development & Implementation

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3pm EDT / 12pm PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:

  1. it often is tedious and time-consuming;
  2. the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
  3. the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
  4. it... (continued)

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The ABCs of Building Better Boards

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's as easy as ABC to create a well-functioning board of directors! Well, maybe not exactly easy, but this fast-paced webinar will share practical ways to Aquire, Build, and Celebrate to recruit, manage and reward the best board members. Starting with recruitment, we'll look at important tools that will help you... (continued)

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Volunteer Development Training Module

The updated 2016 version includes hyperlinks in the guides and everything needed to train board and staff on the recruitment, training, recognition and dismissal of all types of volunteers in a nonprofit. Included are: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, relevant Hour Series guides, sample handouts.

$40.00
Resource

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Risk Management Training Module

This 2016 updated version includes hyperlinked text for easy access to information, as well as the addition of a section on cyber security and other risk management issues. Ideal for training boards and staff on critical issues, the module includes: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, sample handouts and the relevant Hour Series guide.

$14.00
Resource

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Personnel Management Training Module

The updated 2016 version includes hyperlinked text, making the information easier to use. Legal and effective policies and procedures for human resources management are essential for any nonprofit. Ideal for board, staff and consultants of small to mid-sized nonprofits, this training module includes Power Point, instructor notes, agenda, sample handouts, and relevant Hour Series guides.

$32.00
Resource

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Outcomes Measurements Training Module

This 2016 updated version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. Donors want results, not statistics. This training module will help staff, board members and consultants understand how to develop and implement an outcomes measurements strategies for all programs. Included are: Power Point, instructor notes, handouts, sample agenda, and relevant Hour Series Guides.

$19.00
Resource

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Marketing Training Module

This 2016 updated version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. Whether it is training on building brand identity or how to develop a marketing plan, this training module will help the beginner or the experienced staff person or consultant. Included in the module is the relevant Hour Series guide, a Power Point, sample agenda and sample handouts.

$11.00
Resource

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