Tools & Tips

Taming the negativity factor in relationships

Written By: Bill Howatt
August 16, 2018

Don't get caught in a negativity cycle in your working relationships. These tips will help you turn things around.

Inspiring Leadership: Listen deeply

Written By: Lianne Picot
August 1, 2018

In this fourth article in a six-part series, find out how listening deeply is an important leadership skill.

Free essential software guide for nonprofits: Essential marketing tools

Written By: Kasra Zokaei
July 25, 2018

In part 2 of a 3-part series, find out the best free software tools available for your marketing needs.

Fundraiser vs. Frontline: How to mend the rift

Written By: Susan Fish
July 11, 2018

For an organization to be successful, fundraisers and front-line staff must be able to work together.

Inspiring Leadership: Focus on the big picture

Written By: Lianne Picot
May 30, 2018

The second of a six-part series exploring the why and how of inspiring leadership in the nonprofit sector.

How the heck do you motivate yourself and your employees? Part Two

Written By: Kathy Archer
May 16, 2018

In this follow-up article to part one, Kathy Archer explores how to use the Procrastination Equation to better understand and motivate your staff, using a real world example.

How the heck do you motivate yourself and your employees? Part One

Written By: Kathy Archer
May 9, 2018

Understanding the Procrastination Equation can shed light on how to motivate yourself and your staff.

How to get your website to rank higher in Google

Written By: Lelia MacDonald
April 25, 2018

Want to increase your search ranking with Google? Try these 5 tips.

Greening the sector: How to create a more environmentally sustainable nonprofit office

Written By: Susan Fish
April 18, 2018

We spoke with environmental organizations to find out what sustainability practices have worked in their offices - and how you can bring these same practices to your organization.

Free essential software guide for nonprofits: Essential productivity tools

Written By: Kasra Zokaei
April 11, 2018

Part one of the free essential software guide for nonprofits covers essential productivity tools.

How to give feedback that engages and motivates

Written By: Anne Comer
February 21, 2018

How to use the CPR method to provide feedback that will engage and motivate your staff and volunteers.

Cyber security and privacy risk: Vulnerability in the nonprofit and charitable sector

Written By: BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd.
February 7, 2018

Is your organization at risk of a cyber security or data breach?

New nonprofit managers: Leading the way to success

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
January 24, 2018

Leadership coaches weigh in on the most important lessons for new managers.

Creating a more vibrant work space: Ten tips to revitalize your nonprofit office

Written By: Susan Fish
January 10, 2018

Is your nonprofit office less than inspiring? Here are 10 tips to help you create a more vibrant workplace.

Top five reasons nonprofit organizations need insurance

Written By: Volunteer Canada
July 28, 2017

Does your organization need insurance coverage? Find out in this article from Volunteer Canada.

Four of the most common insurance claims against nonprofits and how to protect yourself

Written By: Danish Yusuf
July 19, 2017

Don't put your organization at risk unnecessarily! Protect yourself against these common pitfalls.

Charitable Receipting: Do's and don'ts for Canadian registered charities

Written By: Mark Blumberg
May 17, 2017

Is your organization incorrectly issuing tax receipts? Find out in this article from charity lawyer Mark Blumberg.

Good governance: Setting the tone for your organization's brand

Written By: Serge Buy and Christopher Frantz
May 10, 2017

Good governance is the building block of a strong brand for your organization.

Listen up! Are you letting these barriers derail your listening skills?

Written By: Eileen Chadnick
April 19, 2017

Are your listening skills as good as they could be?

Critical financial internal controls that could shelter the homeless and feed the hungry

Written By: Gordon Holley
March 15, 2017

Find out how board members can best prevent fraud and theft at their nonprofit or charity.

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