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Professionals with these skills are paid more & have higher job satisfaction

Professionals with these skills are paid more & have higher job satisfaction

Do you know about the important role that emotional intelligence plays in your career? Read more in this conversation with CNM expert Leigh Ann Roberts.

Deb Palmer George answers questions about feedback

Deb Palmer George answers questions about feedback

If you work with people, you give and receive feedback at some point! Read more in this conversation with CNM consultant and workshop leader Deb Palmer George.

Road to the Conference: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial: A Case Study in Culture, Strategy and Results

Road to the Conference: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial: A Case Study in Culture, Strategy and Results

This week, we feature a video from Kerry-Ann T. Powell, Esq. of The Harvest Group, LLC. In this video, she shares some of the strategies she used when reaching a challenging fundraising goal for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

New BoardSource special pricing exclusively for CNM members

New BoardSource special pricing exclusively for CNM members

BoardSource and the Center for Nonprofit Management are excited to announce a variety of ways for CNM’s members to engage with BoardSource. Now, through your CNM membership, there are two options to become a member of BoardSource at a special rate.

Social Enterprise Catalyst Applications due Jan. 23

Social Enterprise Catalyst Applications due Jan. 23

In an effort to enable local nonprofits to create revenue-producing social enterprises, the Center for Nonprofit Management is partnering with CauseImpact to offer a premier consulting package to a select number of agencies.

Is your fundraising program ready for year-end?

Is your fundraising program ready for year-end?

The year-end is usually a mad dash for most nonprofits. From mid-November through Dec. 31, many nonprofits will raise up to 40 percent of their total annual campaign goal. Needless to say, this is an important time of year for any nonprofit. While racing to the finish line, be sure to ask yourself the following questions.

HOT TOPICS: Effective Board Meetings

HOT TOPICS: Effective Board Meetings

How do you have an engaging board meeting? Beyond the usual time management suggestions, here are a few things to consider for your next board meeting.

HOT TOPICS: Thoughts from the annual BoardSource conference

HOT TOPICS: Thoughts from the annual BoardSource conference

I had the opportunity last week to attend the BoardSource annual conference in Washington D.C. The focus of the event was board governance and there were many sessions looking at the issues facing CEOs and Board leaders. Here are a few highlights and additional thoughts on the subject: