Time To Change

Time To Change

A few weeks ago, I saw a Director of Development job ad. I read through the description (very long because if it’s a nonprofit job, you’re probably doing the job of seven people at once). At the end was the proposed salary. The good: They listed the salary! I’ll give...
Small Shop Life

Small Shop Life

I was a fundraiser. And grant writer. And event organizer. And website manager. And copywriter. And marketing director. And budget preparer. Oh. I shouldn’t forget that I was also a fireman, putting out fires. All of the above wasn’t at multiple jobs. I did them all...
The Best In Your Sector

The Best In Your Sector

Many years ago I was asked in a job interview: “If you were sitting with a potential donor, how would you convince them that our nonprofit is the best out there and the only one worthy of a donation?” My reply to the interviewer: “I would never do that, because you’re...