WATCH: How to Manage Uncertainty Amid Crisis

Charlie Imbergamo | Director of Strategic Programs Resources

As nonprofit professionals scramble to devise new operating plans to serve as many constituents as possible while protecting and caring for employees, the thought of sustainability seems almost quaint. From foundations to individuals and even fees for service, all revenue streams are under extreme pressure. While many nonprofit leaders are thinking about survivability, there are steps leaders can take now to …

WATCH: Strategies for Working Remotely During Uncertain Times

Charlie Imbergamo | Director of Strategic Programs Resources

Are you feeling overwhelmed by navigating today’s turbulent waters while working remotely? In this webinar, NLC and positive psychology expert Ellen Schuster-Nastir explore strategies you can incorporate into your new daily “normal” to strengthen your resiliency, shift your perspective and work successfully in a new environment. Specifically, you will learn: Different strategies for working from home under challenging circumstances How …

From Survivability to Sustainability: 5 Steps Nonprofits Must Take to Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic

Steve Zimmerman, Spectrum Nonprofit Services Resources

In the nonprofit sector, the fragility of life is always present. Likewise, for nonprofit leaders, the fragility of our organizations is also always present. Fears of an impending recession and the decline in the percentages of individuals donating to nonprofits have made organizational sustainability a top concern for executive directors for quite some time. But none of us expected the sudden …

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Books Every Nonprofit Leader Should Read

Team NLC Resources

Lifelong learning is strongly correlated with reading. Research from Psychology Today shows that people who read a lot develop stronger brains, exhibit higher levels of empathy and lead more productive and successful lives. As self-proclaimed lifelong learners at NLC, we recently asked our community to share their favorite leadership books with us. Here are 14 of the best books for …

What does it mean to develop and connect nonprofit leaders?

Emily H. Benham, CEO Resources

About five years ago, my brother asked me a (seemingly) simple question: “What do you do?” Try as I might to come up with creative ways to explain the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s work, my role and the challenges facing our sector, my brother kept coming to the same conclusion: “So, NLC teaches, and you’re a teacher?” While teaching is an …

Public Speaking & Storytelling to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Visibility

Ashley Pero Resources

Our 5 Articles series features articles covering subjects relevant to nonprofit success, leadership, marketing, human resources, communications, social media, finance and governance. With so much out there to take in, we want to share five that we don’t think you should miss. Today, we’re talking about public speaking and storytelling for nonprofits. Here’s where to start: Why Nonprofits Need to …