What is a blog? Why blog?

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Written by Alysha Schlundt-Bodien, Training and Facility Coordinator at Community Television Network of Ann Arbor We live in an age where apps, tablets and smart phones are at our finger …

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Why Am I Doing This?

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Written by Robb Drzewicki I’m not a health nut by any stretch of the imagination. In short, I love bacon, burgers, and beer. On the same token, I’m also not a …

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What Grant Makers Really Want To Know: 4 Ways to Compel Giving

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It’s happened. You received the dreaded decline letter from a funder. However, you know they gave to 10 other organizations in your community. So why didn’t you win? All grant …

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How Do We Remove A Disruptive Nonprofit Board Member?

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We frequently get calls from a frustrated officer of a nonprofit board or a CEO that wants to know “how to get rid of a disruptive board member.” What constituents …

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A NEW Way of Doing Things

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Written by Robb Drzewicki Have you ever had one of those moments where you realize that you were doing exactly what you were supposed to be doing?  I did on January …

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Bad Dancing Can Lead to Great Nonprofit Management

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By Robb Drzewicki About three years ago, I attended a friend’s wedding.  It was beautifully executed from the ceremony to the hot cider and doughnuts at the end of the …

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NEW Resolutions

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You did it again.  You ate and drank yourself into a frenzy over the holidays.  From Thanksgiving, through Christmas, and until midnight on December 31st, you binged on family fun, the …

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What Should Nonprofits Really Be Thankful For This Year?

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I was having a conversation with a “NEW” friend of mine last week.  She recently moved to Michigan from California and is just beginning to feel her first taste of …

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Starting a Nonprofit Is Like Choosing a Halloween Costume

Every year, in late October, I torment myself. It’s two days before the big Halloween party and I’ve put off my costume until now. Sure, my wife and I talked …

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