By Leili Khalessi As a nonprofit fundraiser (and communications officer and technologist and…), I’ve developed sharp project management skills – it’s the key to wearing all of the hats! My favorite project management tool for nonprofits is Asana, a web-based “teamwork without email” platform. I use Asana to manage our direct mail fundraising and communications … [Read more...] about Asana for Nonprofits: How to Manage your Direct Mail Schedule
Archives for June 2016
By Edgar Rodriguez Is Giving Tuesday a waste of time? Good question, right? First of all, the data says it’s been hugely successful in the past. Over 15,000 nonprofits participated last year, raising over $45 million. Yes, some nonprofits probably raised very little money. But Giving Tuesday is NOT just a 24-hour fundraising campaign. It’s a movement that your … [Read more...] about Is Giving Tuesday a Waste of Time?
You spent five hours on that blog post to get it perfect, and you still haven’t published it. You can’t find that perfect image for Instagram, so you don’t post anything. And forget about video – you’ll never get that perfect so don’t even try. Done is better than Perfect Perfect slows everything down. Perfect can never be agreed upon. Perfect never gets done. Are … [Read more...] about When Your Biggest Enemy is Being Perfect