My dear friend, Athena Captain, posted this on her Facebook page, Athena’s Prospecting Secrets.  I thought this was an appropriate theme for my first blog of December because it’s so true.  Just because it’s December, don’t stop!  In fact, increase your efforts a bit to make up for the distractions and the time off work…

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I talk to lots of entrepreneurs, small business owners, nonprofit CEO’s, coaches, consultants, etc. who are overwhelmed by the thought of managing social media for their business.  They think it takes too much time, that they can’t be “authentic,” some have had problems with stalkers and are afraid to use social media to promote their…

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We’ve all said it but is it true?  I think what we really mean is how can I better manage my time? From my experience, nonprofit CEO’s are especially time strapped, especially those who lead smaller nonprofits with few or no support staff.  The CEO wears many hats and performs multiple jobs: office management, human…

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When it comes to Boards, the problems range from lack of knowledge of what a board does or is supposed to do to they’re either too involved or not involved enough.  Most board members really do want to do what’s best for the organization, they just don’t know what to do or how to do…

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I know this because He’s done it with me, over, and over again.  Each, and every time, He has met me in my brokenness and restored me with love, given me hope, new dreams, and a new vision.  He has bound up my wounded heart and spirit, healed those places that were gaping, bleeding holes…

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4 Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, take pleasure in Him]; again, I will say, rejoice! 5 Let your gentle spirit [your graciousness, unselfishness, mercy, tolerance, and patience] be known to all people. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to…

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When I first became a nonprofit CEO, I had a very dysfunctional board of directors.  They weren’t engaged, didn’t know what they were supposed to do, were too involved in the day-to-day operations, micro-managed me, and a few of them just weren’t very nice. I was very frustrated, so I went to an experienced, female…

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