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Your budgeting blind spots

Whether you represent a business or nonprofit organization, budgeting season is (or nearly is) upon us. Too often organizations have budgeting blind spots that can throw monkey wrenches into strategies.

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We Need You Now More Than Ever

If you work for or serve a mission-driven organization — a nonprofit, an association, or a purpose-driven company — we have work to do. The world — your world — needs you now more than ever.

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The Fallacy of Free

Your organization undoubtedly offers programs and services to one or more audience or constituency. You’re likely quite proud of your services, and your team strives to improve quality and impact. Here’s a question for you: Have you ever considered how well you’re pricing those services? Or have you defaulted to “free”? Default, of course, is not sound strategy. And free may or may not be sound strategy.

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(Fish) Food for Thought: 8 Lessons You Can Learn from Shark Tank

If you want to understand how your business model works and what it means to be a great partner, tune in to Shark Tank. Read on for 8 timeless business lessons to learn from Shark Tank.

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