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Lumpy Batter (and Other Woes of Nonprofit Communications)

As the year-end onslaught of worthy nonprofit solicitations comes to a close I’ve had an epiphany of sorts about the nature of consistency and messaging. I know that nonprofit experts extol the virtues of consistency — newsletters should go out … Continue reading

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Embracing My Inner Generalist

I come from a strong liberal arts background and a family that pushed the importance of being generally competent in lots of areas. To my parents, the focus on specialization — especially in young kids — was viewed as a … Continue reading

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Because It’s Beautiful

I live in the snowy, frozen North. It was about 2 degrees farenheit this morning. It’s heaven half the year, tolerable around the holidays and downright miserable for four months. On a recent day that was particularly bitter I grumbled … Continue reading

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A Good Story: Why Our Work Is Important

I got a great fundraising appeal from a wonderful nonprofit called Kids of Kadiogne (www.kidsofkadiogne.org). Aside from the usual request there was an insert titled “Why Our Work Is Important”. Go to the Brochures and Articles page to read it. … Continue reading

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