Monthly Archives: October 2020

Tactical Tips: The Hidden Tricks of Microsoft Word

Okay, okay, I know what you’re thinking. That blasted paperclip cartoon from the 1990s (his name, I believe, was Clippy) is back with another quote-bubble tip on how to use your word processor. But you’d be surprised at how many … more

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“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” -Ruth Bader Ginsburg         Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC         … more

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“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” – Les Brown       Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC          

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Field Building – What Is It? And Why Should You Care?

I first heard the term ‘field building’ when reading Stanford Social Innovation Review and appreciate their efforts to study and report on this and many topics of importance to the nonprofit community. Authors Taz Hussein, Matt Plummer, and Bill Breen … more

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“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.” – Mother Teresa       Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC            

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Maximizing productivity as a client manager

Being a client manager is a balancing act. It requires being attentive to many clients at once, with each client having a number of projects moving at the same time. It’s fast-paced and you are often pulled in many directions … more

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“Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door”. – Emily Dickinson       Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC          

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Three Magic Words to Improve Your Appeals

Want to make your fundraising appeals even stronger? Add three simple words to the mix: YOU, BECAUSE, and THANKS. (Don’t use all caps, of course. That’s for emphasis here, and there’s no need to shout at your donors.) Our friends … more

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