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  • The Seven People That Are Killing Your Organization

    1. The One Trick Pony. I once worked with a person in charge of a nonprofit’s direct mail fundraising program. One time with the monthly donor letter he used yellow paper and noticed that he received an 6% higher than normal response. Assuming that was the only factor, he made a rule that from then […]

  • Kill me – it’s another meeting

    Some meetings should never take place!! When the leader of the meeting has no control over them, they are a waste of time. The most frustrating meetings are when the boss let’s those with the loudest voice have too much time. Even trying to shut them up (politely) just doesn’t work. Then there’s the person […]