• Covid-19,  Fundraiser's Bookshelf,  Leadership,  Professional Development,  Reading list

    Leadership in Times of Crisis

    The number one challenge I’ve been hearing from leaders around the globe throughout the pandemic has been about leading teams remotely. It comes up in every conversation thus I started gathering resources here and will be adding more: Check out the May update of the Covid-19: 7 fundraisers in 7 places article for great tidbits on leadership currently in action. Here’s a reading list from the Harvard Business Review: The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis LeadershipWhat your people actually need from you. Communicating Through the Coronavirus CrisisBe as transparent as you can. What Good Leadership Looks Like During This PandemicThe approach that’s setting nimble leaders apart. Lead Your Team into a…

  • Books,  Fundraiser's Bookshelf,  General,  International,  Professional Development

    Simone’s Bookshelf: more lifelong learning ideas

    Hi again from Simone Joyaux… More lifelong learning ideas. Just a quick run around my office. Authors / sources that I regularly read (or must read very soon!) – just good business stuff! Jim Collins Heath Brothers Seth Godin (His free daily blog and all his books!) Harvard Business Review About the nonprofit sector and fundraising and stuff…just a very very few… Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang (All their books and articles…And the reports on the website Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy.) Roger Craver (Free daily blog and books) Jeff Brooks and Tom Ahern (Donor-centered communications) SOFII (Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration) Moceanic  These are just my top-of-mind this week. But…

  • Books,  Fundraiser's Bookshelf,  International,  Professional Development

    Simone’s Bookshelf

    Hip hip hooray! Simone Joyaux is in the house!! I’m so deeply honored to have this personal hero of mine and international fundraising “rock” star kick off The Fundraiser’s Bookshelf Series on my blog. THANK YOU, SIMONE!!! I had the immense luck of meeting Simone very early in my fundraising career and she has been my North Star all along. Do yourself a HUGE favor and read everything she has written and done — books, articles, webinars, videos, posts (she has a huge treasure trove of free resources on her website https://www.simonejoyaux.com, don’t forget to bookmark it!) — she is truly brilliant. I could go on and on singing her…