Fire Starters Blog

Boldness, clarity and wisdom for fundraising professionals

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Take a moment and remember it’s how we show up when things are new, overwhelming, or just plain difficult that is the true representation of who we really are.

Part I: Overwhelm and Nonprofit Management

Part I: Overwhelm and Nonprofit Management

The story we told ourselves when we took a job in the social sector may have been, “I want to make a difference.”

Then reality sets in and day-to-day rushing to put out fires, meet with and report to the board, meeting payroll, and possibly even delivering some of your programming creates an exhausting hamster wheel of activity.