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Y Scouts is a leadership search firm that helps nonprofits and social enterprises find exceptional leaders. If you are looking for a purpose-driven leader to join your team, learn more about the Y Scouts recruiting approach. If you are looking for the next step in your career, join the Y Scouts Leadership Community.

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How To Get The Most from A Professional Business Organization

What is one tip for leaders and CEOs to get the most out of a professional business organization?
We asked the Y Scouts Leadership Community this question to get their best professional association tips.

Here is a collection of five tips on how to get the most from a professional business organization.

Select Your Professional Business Organization
It’s always an honor to be asked […]

Ethical Brand Showdown: Patagonia vs. Columbia

In this week’s “Brand Face-Off,” we compare Columbia versus Patagonia.

People today are not just choosing the best, the fanciest, or the cheapest brand. They’re selecting to support brands that have the right meaning. That’s why we’re taking a deeper dive into two well known sportswear brands: Patagonia vs Columbia.

First, let’s ask the question: if you were to buy a polar […]

How To Achieve Staff Diversity

In order to make the widest impact possible, your organization needs to appeal to a wide audience. This audience should include people from all backgrounds, including race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, income level, and so on. Otherwise, it may appear that your organization is being exclusive with one particular group and perhaps even discriminatory toward others. In order to create […]

How To Prepare For A Fundraising Lunch

You have a lunch appointment with a prospective donor, but how do you make sure it’s a success?

 

While you can’t make your prospect’s decision for them, following this fundraising lunch checklist will help them be as open as possible to contributing to your nonprofit:

Know the prospect:
Take some time to do your research. Figure out who the person is, what motivates […]