Posts Tagged ' Leadership'

Here are all posts tagged with ' Leadership'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

5 Reasons a Fundraising Coach Helps You Do More

5 Reasons a Fundraising Coach Helps You Do More

I thought a personal coach would help me to lose some much needed weight. After a few weeks, I thought, “This isn’t rocket science. I can do these exercises myself! Who needs a coach?” So I stopped using the coach and started exercising and coaching myself. Well, adding 30 pounds later, being a couch potato, eating junk, I found out that I really did need a coach. There are so many consultants available. We love to coach our clients so that they really do improve their perfor ...Read more »
Your Bad Time Management Is Hurting Your Organization

Your Bad Time Management Is Hurting Your Organization

I wanted to write a blog flowing with wonderful information on managing your time with tools you would happily implement. But, I can’t. I have visited too many organizations and worked with too many leaders—and messed up my own time management too many times to flippantly pass on this information. My friend, for your sake, and the sake of your staff and those you serve, I will give it to you straight. You will thank me…later. 1. Quit Putting Wood On Fires I hear this ove ...Read more »
How to Keep Your Board from Sinking Your Ship

How to Keep Your Board from Sinking Your Ship

You are a good leader. You have built your own capacity to lead your organization or ministry. You’ve trained your staff well and they feel passionate about the work. The people you service get quality care and help. You have vision and want to lead the organization as if you were a captain of a ship. You mapped out the direction to your destination and set course. But as you sail, you notice you’re moving in a slightly different direction than you want to go. You consider a course ...Read more »
How to Move Your Ministry from Struggling to Thriving

How to Move Your Ministry from Struggling to Thriving

You may have seen this scenario. You have two organizations in the same community, serving the same clientele. One is thriving, doing great, everyone knows about them. Then you have the other one. You can tell they struggle daily. What's the difference between the one that's thriving and the one that's not? Watch this video for insight into the difference between ministries that struggle and those that thrive. After watching the video, let's talk. Just request your Free Coaching Call >> ...Read more »
5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 2

5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 2

In my last blog, 5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 1, I gave you the first three ways to prioritize and funnel your data. Here are two more helpful ways that you can build relationships with people who care about your vision.4. A super sleuth volunteer makes a great friend.A retired executive taking care of an aged spouse needed a break from her day to day caregiving. With a confidentiality paper in one hand and a short cultivation list in the other I asked her to help me get these folks in ...Read more »
5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 1

5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 1

Data. Database spreadsheets, donor lists, research files, plans and actions. You know all this information will help you in achieving your donor relations and financial goals, but you feel way overloaded. Where do you begin? When does it end? How are you going to find time to study all this? And get all of your other work done? Help is here, my friend. Prioritize and Funnel Your Data1. Prioritize those who already love your organization and invest in you consistently.We usually want to take the ...Read more »
“Chicken Dinner Fundraising” or "Mission-Driven Investment”

“Chicken Dinner Fundraising” or "Mission-Driven Investment”

One very important aspect of Christian Ministry is being relevant to the people in your community. Watch my 1 minute video below and hear me explain why. Then, leave a comment below sharing how you’re being relevant to your community. Or you can always give me a call at (419) 450-5895 or send me an email. We can talk about your vision for your ministry and how you can be more relevant to the people in your community.

Linda_Christian Ministries

The Right Tool Supports Your Major Gift Success

The Right Tool Supports Your Major Gift Success

Shy and unassuming, this husband and wife accepted my invitation to meet over dinner to discuss the work of my organization. I would never have asked this couple to dinner if it had not been for wealth screening. They did not give major gifts. They gave small gifts, every so often. Only after I had screened a list of names did I find that this couple had the potential to support my ministry in a big way. Advocace’s DonorCompassSM wealth screening tool helps you effectively pursue potent ...Read more »
How to Find Joy in Everyday Life

How to Find Joy in Everyday Life

Do you love what you do? Let me ask it this way. It’s Sunday evening and as the night draws to a close, you have a slight twinge in your gut. Nothing anyone would notice, but you. You shut your eyes to ponder on this next week. Tomorrow’s workload, the people interactions, the conflicts, maybe even the berating—all contribute to that gut feeling. A colleague looked me straight in the eyes and said, “How can you be so happy?” This professional had the same title as ...Read more »
Pages: Previous12NextReturn Top
Linda Cunning Headshot
Linda Cunning
Senior Consultant

Find out how I help leaders grow their ministries as their trusted advisor. Read more about the way I work with clients by clicking here.

Get the latest updates in your email box automatically.