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5 Burning Nonprofit Finance Questions to Ask Before You Talk to Your Bank

Posted by Brian Keel
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Topics: Fundraising, Big L Leaders, Camp Fundraising, Annual Fundraising, Fundraising Management, Planning, Church Fundraising, Fundraising Campaign, Capital Leadership, Asking For Help, Nonprofit, financial management

Enhance Your Role in Fundraising Through Storytelling

Posted by Lauren DeSimone
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Topics: Leadership, Volunteer Leadership, Fundraising, Volunteer Management, Mentoring, Big L Leaders, Camp Fundraising, Storytelling, Nonprofit Leadership, Annual Fundraising, Fundraising Management, Leadership Transition, Church Fundraising, Fundraising Campaign, Communication, Capital Leadership

WHAT LEADERSHIP REALLY LOOKS LIKE

Posted by Bruce Berglund
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Topics: Leadership, Collaborations, Global Leadership Summit, Volunteer Leadership, Volunteer Management, Mentoring, Resolutions, Big L Leaders, Nonprofit Leadership, Leadership Transition, Communication, Capital Leadership, Church Leadership, Leadership Coaching, CEO Coaching

DBD AXIOMS: Blue Flame Case

Posted by DBD Team

In this week's episode of the DBD Podcast, Bruce Berglund and Jon Simons discuss two additional leadership axioms that guide our work:

  • Blue Flame Case
  • Who Really Cares?

If you've worked with us in the past these might sound familiar. Is there someone else on your staff or volunteer team who could benefit from learning these important concepts?

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Topics: Leadership, Big L Leaders, Nonprofit Leadership, Podcast, Nonprofit, Who Really Cares

DBD AXIOMS: Interest and Capacity

Posted by DBD Team

In this week's episode of the DBD Podcast, Bruce Berglund and Jon Simons discuss two more leadership axioms that guide our work. If you've worked with us in the past these probably will sound familiar. Consider who else on your staff or volunteer team could benefit from learning these important concepts. 

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Topics: Leadership, Big L Leaders, Nonprofit Leadership, Podcast, Nonprofit

MOVE THE C

Posted by Brian Keel

Most of us have spent a good portion of 2020 reacting to the multitude of changes in our work lives and home lives. Whether we reacted wisely or poorly, we were still responding to something happening outside our control.

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Topics: Leadership, Big L Leaders, Nonprofit Leadership, Nonprofit

DBD AXIOMS: Leadership Is Everything

Posted by DBD Team

In the latest episode of the DBD Podcast, Bruce Berglund and Jon Simons discuss several leadership axioms that guide our work. If you've worked with us in the past, or attended one of our trainings, one or more of these might sound familiar. 

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Topics: Leadership, Big L Leaders, Nonprofit Leadership, Podcast, Nonprofit

DROP THE PADDLE

Posted by DBD Team

"As he stepped off the map into uncharted territory, Meriwether Lewis discovered that what was in front of him was nothing like what was behind him and that what had brought him to this point in the journey would take him no farther. ... [Lewis was] looking for a water route, and they had run out of water. How do you canoe over mountains?"

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Topics: Leadership, Big L Leaders, Nonprofit Leadership, Nonprofit

BEING INTENTIONAL ABOUT BOARD DEVELOPMENT

Posted by Robin Jordan

As non-profit leader I learned to use summer as an opportunity to connect with volunteers and start my board development strategies. Over the years, I developed a proficient and intentional method that improved my efforts, year after year, in building a stronger group of volunteers.

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Topics: Leadership, Board Development, Big L Leaders

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