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UPDATE: Leadership or Management

Last year, before the pandemic was in full swing in North America, I wrote about the notion of Leadership or Management (here). In the article, I described leadership as influencing, motivating, and enabling, while management was described as controlling. So, twelve months later, what, if anything, has changed? So many organizations have spent the...

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Everybody loves summer. It is a time to relax, spending time with the family, and decompress. Wait…. Haven’t I just been spending the last 3 full months with the family!?!?! In any event, I will be taking some downtime over the summer, so if you’re missing my weekly blog, I encourage you to look...

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How long a fundraiser is expected to stay

Something tells me that our profession, the fundraiser, will never be getting the gold watch after 50 years of service. There are varying statistics, but the average tenure of a fundraiser is recognized to be 18 to 36 months. As a matter of fact, that tenure has been shorter as time goes on. What...

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