The Power of Empathy

Empathy doesn’t get its due as the secret to great work and a satisfying life. One of my mantras when I sit down to work is “Write from their hearts.” The key to any good communication is empathy, it is the most powerful emotion in our line of work. We use the power of empathy […]

These best practices are #forEVERYnonprofit!

That’s what we call a nonprofit rockstar moment! One amazing organization, an Indigogo campaign gone viral, and equality for EVERYONE – The Girl Scouts of Western Washington is the org to watch this week after raising $250,000 to fund amazing girl-positive programs. The Girl Scouts chapter launched the IndieGoGo campaign June 29, after one of […]

How to Use Storytelling + Technology to Showcase Your Nonprofit’s Work

By Shannon Ritchie, AJ Fletcher Foundation, & Dawn Crawford, BC/DC Ideas Nonprofits have amazing outcomes to share. Through digital tools, nonprofits can share these success stories with panache. The most exciting part of sharing your stories online versus in print is the ability for the content to live on past your latest batch of documents. […]