Donors and grant administrators are often faced with difficult decisions when selecting the local and/or smaller nonprofit(s) to which they’ll donate; they all seem to have worthwhile causes. One helpful selection criterion is to find out how well the nonprofit is managed and if the board and staff are “running it like a business.” While nonprofits ARE different from traditional for-profit businesses, the good news is that many of them have adopted some or all of the following tools that help businesses succeed.
Did you know that digital media has surpassed television as the primary entertainment channel? It has! It’s also our primary communication channel. It’s absolutely essential in 2017 to ensure you have a high performing website in order to continue to gain new customers and grow your business. Learn more by downloading Chad’s excellent PPT presentation.
From the suffrage movement to labor activism, women have had a long fight for equality in society and in the workplace. And that fight isn’t over, especially for women who go into science, technology, engineering, and math … or STEM … fields of work. A study from the U.S. Department of Commerce found that only 24 percent of the people who work in STEM are female. That’s right, only 1 in 4 of the STEM workforce is women. But there is work to change that, and we’re going to be speaking with some of Las Vegas’ leading women in technology.
The public relations industry is ever changing and misunderstood, especially in light of so-called “alternative facts” or horrific policies such as United Airlines’ poor handling of overbooking or campaigns such as Pepsi’s misappropriation of a national racial justice movement to sell a product. Both cases negatively impact each business’ bottom-line and overall consumer confidence. Many confuse PR for “Press Release” – when there is so much more to what PR practitioners do.
It’s a natural impulse: When people are looking for partners on a deal, they seek out people with whom they have a lot in common. For venture investors, though, that kind of familiarity can be costly. Recent research has found that investors are more likely to work together if they share certain traits, including gender, ethnicity and educational and employment history. But doing so often reduces their chances of financial success.