Lessons from Leaders

Each mission-driven organization is on a journey, whether a day or decade old. Our “Lessons from Leaders” essays are designed to offer help from those who’ve faced the same challenges you do now – whether it’s creating an online presence, engaging with communities, fundraising, best practices or other issues. We hope these short essays will help you on your journey – and someday that you’ll offer your own perspectives to help the next generation of mission-driven organizations. 

Essays

Longevity Pro Tip: Two Keys to Success

By Leigh R. Allen II, Interim Chief Executive Officer and VP of Marketing and Development at the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)

How does a small organization remain viable and thrive?
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Collaboration Pro Tip: Tools are Essential

By Jessica Williams, Chief Communications Officer at Days for Girls International

What is the most effective way to fundraise?
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Engagement Pro Tip: Keep Enagagement Authentic

By Emily Wasek, Associate Director of Development at Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center

What is the most effective way to fundraise?
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Fundraising Pro Tip: The Value of a Monthly Donation Program

By Kirollos Barsoum, Digital Giving Manager at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

How can you best engage the communities you serve?
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