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mother and child
Marketing

17 Beautiful Mother’s Day Quotes

It can be hard to find the words to explain how much your mom means to you, so we compiled 17 beautiful quotes about mothers to help inspire you. Read these touching quotes and then let your mom know that you love her.

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.

Fundraising

3 Elements of Effective Storytelling in Marketing

When you effectively use storytelling in your marketing efforts, you have the power to inspire large audiences to make powerful changes. Use these three elements to bring your stories to life and connect with supporters’ emotions.

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Design & Branding

4 Steps to Better Nonprofit Infographics

An infographic is one of the most efficient ways to portray information and data—but it takes skill to create a compelling and well-designed nonprofit infographic. If you don’t have the budget for an in-house graphic designer, then follow these steps to create an infographic outline to provide a third-party designer.

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.

Leaders of high performing teams speak on stage at the Collaborative
Leadership, Management, & Culture

9 Secrets to High Performing Teams

While you can learn leadership best practices in many ways, sometimes it’s most impactful to hear advice from people who are right in the thick of it. That’s why at the 2017 Collaborative, we asked qualified panel speakers to share their personal experiences as leaders of high performing teams.

smart fundraising goals
Fundraising

The SMART Way to Create Fundraising Goals

Remember the SMART acronym from elementary school? Classy explains how to set fundraising goals with the SMART system specifically tailored for nonprofits. Learn how to create specific, measurable, ambitious, attainable, relevant, and timely goals for your nonprofit.

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.

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