5 Reflections from #23NTC

Last week I traveled to Denver to attend the 2023 Nonprofit Technology Conference, known around the internet as #23NTC. It was the first in-person multi-day conference for which I traveled in years. In fact, since Charlotte and I started Raise HECK in late 2019 and the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, it’s the first […]

If It Were Up To Me

Every time I hear about another mass shooting in the U.S., I think about Cheryl Wheeler’s song “If It Were Up To Me.” Let’s take a moment to consider the first part of that sentence: “Every time I hear about another mass shooting in the U.S.” That is a deeply messed up premise with which […]

Six Ways to Sunday

Here’s a story of an organization that jumped into a digital transformation without a people plan, and paid for it. Once upon a time, there was a nonprofit. They used some online software for their action alerts. None of the staff really liked it, but they knew how to use it. They wished it were […]