Latest Posts by Will Schmidt

collaboration
Leadership, Management, & Culture

Why Collaboration Takes Us Further Than Competition

Competition is a central element of human nature, but collaboration can take us further. Explore how a collaborative mindset elevates all of us, and the social sector as a whole, to new heights regardless of who we are or who we work for.

work-life balance
Business, Technology, & Operations

7 Tips to Master Work-Life Balance

A healthy work-life balance can increase your productivity, improve mental and physical wellbeing, and help you enjoy life more. Use the strategies and work-life balance tips outlined here in your personal and professional life.

leadership skills
Leadership, Management, & Culture

4 Methods to Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

We met with some of the expert guests who spoke on the Classy Podcast in an effort to understand what makes a good leader and how you can refine your own leadership skills. Learn from their insights and get strategic tips for your organization.

first fundraising campaign
Classy Product

4 Tips to Crush Your First Fundraising Campaign

We met with the CEO and founder of Miry’s List to learn how the organization set up their first-ever fundraising campaign, what strategies they used for success, and how you can apply all this to your nonprofit.

development director
Fundraising

How to Hire a Development Director

The hiring process can be difficult, especially for jobs with high turnover rates like development directors. Learn the details of the hiring process, from setting internal expectations through making an offer.

modernization
News, Research, & Trends

Is “Modernization” Just Another Buzzword?

Learn why the buzzword “modernization” is important for your nonprofit to pay attention to, and explore the various ways you can begin integrating it into your organization, from fundraising to new technologies.

growth strategies
Fundraising

8 Nonprofits and Their Successful Growth Strategies

Growth isn’t difficult to recognize, but it can be hard to pin down precisely what led you from point A to point B. Use these 8 nonprofits as examples while you work on your own strategies and define a pathway to growth.

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