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CHICAGO - Businesses that have robust supplier diversity programs report that they see improved quality and often extract other business benefits, including increased market share and access to new revenue opportunities (The Hackett Group, 2017). Companies and organizat...

A mentor and a sponsor function very differently, yet the roles are often confused and used interchangeably by those seeking help and support with their careers. The main difference between these two roles is:  mentors advise and sponsors act.  Let’s look at the roles i...

CHICAGO - What makes engaged volunteers suddenly quit volunteering?

The most common reason given by volunteers who leave is “I’m too busy with other things”.  Dig a little further and you’ll uncover the true reason that good volunteers leave.  If they are honest, you’ll...

CHICAGO - How do thank you acknowledgements increase engagement?  Everyone likes to be acknowledged personally for their contributions to a cause.  Showing gratitude to your donors is one of the most important aspects of nonprofit management.  

Here are th...

The difference between successful people and really successful people

is that really successful people say no to almost everything.

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CHICAGO - The number one reason donors don’t give is because they don’t trust the nonprofit sector and/or the specific organization. Choosing the right ethical path for your organization could help change that perception and boost your donations. Knowing the most common...

November 12, 2017

(REPOSTED, WITH PERMISSION, FROM CCU BLOGS) -  Discovering how adults learn is more than just an esoteric obsession by elite academicians. Instead, the study of how adults learn is an important endeavor in many college programs today. With a growing number of adult...

CHICAGO - How would you describe your best employees?  What about them makes them valuable to your company? How would you go about hiring more of them?

If you mentioned character or integrity when describing your best people, you are in good company. Here is Warren...

No one can do it alone. I’ve tried, and it doesn’t work.

Advice from others has shaped my most important milestones – from the early days of my father teaching me to tie my shoes to the graduate professor enlightening me on the finer points of andragogy right down to my...

August 4, 2016

You may have heard the horror stories about small businesses being shuttered in the age of social media. One bad tweet, one wayward Facebook photo, it’s been said, can sends fortunes plummeting.

That is an alarming view, and one you needn’t worry too much about. For as t...

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