Conference Track: Professional Development

An EVP and CEO Walk Into a Bar… Lessons from the Top on Building Teams and Growing Your Advancement Career

by Mike Nagel, Charles Pagnam

Join Charlie Pagnam, Executive Vice President of the University of Massachusetts Foundation, and EverTrue Founder and CEO Brent…

Why you may want to consider a TeleWork Plan at your organization.

by Ivona Jukic, Christina Kennedy

In a competitive environment of recruiting and retaining talented staff, offering a TeleWork Plan can be an attractive…

Donor Retention through Employee Retention

by Debbie Dankoff, Maxyne Finkelstein

Donor loyalty is no longer the norm. With an increase in the number of NFPs that specialize in…

Building the Plane While Flying It

by Tracy Barlok, Troy Finn, Donald Weinbach

Rapid change and innovation have rendered top-down, rigid strategic plans practically obsolete. Instead, advancement leaders are mirroring high-tech…

Small but Mighty Management: A Small Shop Managers Workshop

by Eric Gustafson, Meghan Hallock

Managing the small shop often feels like running triage at an emergency room – too many critically ill…

Improv in the Workplace: How the Principles of Improv Will Sharpen Your Advancement Skills

by Alex Barber, Stephen Morin

The principles of Improv, especially the foundational skills of “active listening” and “yes, and…,” can help you get…