Monthly Archives: January 2013

The 7 deadly sins of fundraising – Future Fundraising Now

Be vigilant against these sins, because they can drag your fundraising program down to a terrifying hell of non-response. Lust. You don’t want a relationship with your donors. You just lust after their money. Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: Ah … Continue reading

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The Flock to Social Media (SSIR)

Are nonprofits risking alienation from traditional donors? (RT @ssireview: By flocking to social media, are #nonprofit orgs risking alienation from traditional donors? Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: This is an informative list of data and ideas.  “Average value of a … Continue reading

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PhilanthroFest and Catalyst Miami Non-Profit Community Engagement Institute on February 8, 2013

Friday, February 8, 2013 1:00pm until 7:00pm Miami Science Museum 3280 South Miami Avenue Miami, Florida 33129 Register Below PhilanthroFest is collaborating with Catalyst Miami to host the first in our ongoing series of Non-Profit Community Engagement… Bill Palladino – … Continue reading

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Claxon Marketing – Bye bye boring thank you letters

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: Yes, I’ve received a lot of boring thank you letters over the years. At MLUI, we try to shake it up a bit and usually follow with a phone call. How about you? See on … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Become a Healthy People-Pleaser

Only people-pleasers succeed. The more people you please the more success you enjoy. The list of people who need pleasing includes: Clients. Superiors. Boards. Employees. Colleagues. Vendors. &#822… Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: Steve Jobs would likely have disagreed with … Continue reading

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Tune Your Subliminal Biases toward Optimism: Scientific American

We can tune our mind to notice the bright side of ambiguous events, bolstering our resilience to stress and anxiety Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: Ambiguous events make up a lot of my day.  This is still my favorite magazine … Continue reading

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Exercise | Brain Rules |

Brain Rules by John J. Medina is a multimedia project explaining how the brain works. It includes a book, a feature-length documentary film, and a series of interactive tutorials. (I’ll be giving my brain as much oxygen as it requires … Continue reading

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How to write an effective grant proposal for your non-profit – by Doreen Martel – Helium

Writing a grant proposal can be very time consuming. It does not have to be confusing. Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: I’ve written scores of grant proposals over the years.  It’s something best not to simply stumble into.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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Official Statement from the LIVESTRONG Foundation

In response to Lance Armstrong’s interview with Oprah Winfrey… (I completely respect the statement made by @KatherineMcLane of @LIVESTRONG who is in the midst of a rough situation. Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s … Continue reading

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TWO Steps to Fundraising Success

Yes, you read that right—two, count them: One, Two—steps to fundraising success.  Do these two things and I guarantee, absolutely, that you will have success. Ready? Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: Janet always has great posts on the nonprofit world. … Continue reading

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