Category Archives: Association Coach

What’s the Buzz… Social Media and the 2012 Election

by Daniel Martinage, CAE OK, I know many of us are so over the election. But there are some very helpful lessons we can take away, especially about engaging our target audiences. Corey Christiansen, Social Media Strategist for global digital … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Earnest

by Daniel Martinage, CAE It’s that time of the year again—with summer over and autumn in full swing many of us have a renewed sense of purpose, energy and intention. Although the New Year is most often associated with people … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning Outcome Metrics—What’s Realistic?

by Daniel Martinage, CAE This past weekend I facilitated a strategic planning session for a national nonprofit foundation. As the plan began to take shape, the question of metrics was raised—specifically what measures will be put into place to track … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Career is Headed?

by Daniel Martinage, CAE This month’s message is a more personal one focused on you rather than on your organization. Let’s face it– things are bad out there and they don’t appear to be headed in the right direction. As … Continue reading

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Risky

by Daniel Martinage, CAE Do you know where your next biggest threat looms? Having a risk management system in place before you actually need it is imperative for nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes, and that includes large volunteer … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning for Nonprofits: Planning to Plan

by Daniel Martinage, CAE Making the commitment to undertake a strategic planning project is an extremely important first step, but once you’ve done this, what can you do to ensure you begin on the right foot and continue on track? … Continue reading

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What’s so Interesting About Pinterest?

by Daniel Martinage, CAE Just when you think it may be a good time for your nonprofit to test the social media waterways, up pops another big internet fish—in this case, Pinterest. Pinterest debuted in March 2011 to lukewarm reviews. … Continue reading

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Not So Pretty In Pink

by Daniel Martinage, CAE This past weekend I facilitated a workshop on Keeping Your Board above Board for a small nonprofit organization based in New Mexico. Part of our discussion centered on the need to have crisis plans in place … Continue reading

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Best Social Media Resources Wrap-up for 2011

by Daniel Martinage, CAE My post this month is short on words and long on links. Posted below are the 10 most popular social media posts from Nonprofit Tech 2.o, a blog created and is managed by Heather Mansfield (http://nonprofitorgs.wordpress.com/about/). … Continue reading

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Seven Steps for Strengthening Your Personal Foundation

by Daniel Martinage As an executive coach, one of the most common areas my clients seek support and guidance on is improving their leadership abilities. How we interact with and lead people is unquestionably one our most critical attributes. The … Continue reading

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