8 Kinds of Nonprofit “CRM” Databases for Managing Constituents

To those shopping for your org’s next CRM: how’s that process treating you? 

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VIDEO: How to Clean a Messy Spreadsheet in under 10 min

Have you ever looked at a spreadsheet and thought “where do I even begin?”

Sometimes it’s a file we inherit from someone else in our org. Other times, it’s a data entry project turned disaster. Either way, our sector is no stranger to the messy spreadsheet. 

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Spreadsheet Formulas You Need to Know, Part 2: 3 Simple Conditionals

No more sorting, cutting, pasting and resorting to calculate data. These formulas have got you covered.

This post is the second part of a Formulas-You-Need-to-Know series. If you haven’t seen the first part, you’ll want to start here.

But assuming you’re up to speed, get ready! This is another game changer.

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Spreadsheet Formulas You Need to Know, Part 1: The 6 Biggest Time-Savers

Even if you’ve never used formulas before in your spreadsheets, you’ll be happy you scanned these formulas. They can save you hours of manual spreadsheet time.

Have you ever spent hours on a spreadsheet & thought “there has to be a better way”?

Then I’ve got bittersweet news. There probably was.

When I started using spreadsheets 6 years ago, I thought they were glorified Microsoft Word Tables. Except they were finicky and I could never get them to look right. 🤷🏻‍♀️

Fact is, spreadsheets come with tons of powerful functionality. The problem is just that it all sits quietly behind the scenes. And you won’t reap the benefits unless you know how to use some of them.

Enter this post series, devoted specifically to formulas.

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2 Tricks for Better Looking Google Sheets (in under 3 minutes)

If you’ve ever spent too much time trying to make a Google Sheet look nice, be it for your director or a board meeting….then this is for you.

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10 Project-Management Tips To Help You Work Better with Colleagues

That awkward moment when your colleague doesn’t deliver…doesn’t have to be awkward at all.

Project-managing and collaboration wasn’t exactly easy before the crisis. So these days, it’s probably feeling even trickier.

Personally, I can spend hours engrossed in a spreadsheet. Or tinkering with Salesforce endlessly.

But there’s an undeniable satisfaction that comes from being able to work with other people, to achieve a shared outcome for your org/mission. It’s a great feeling when it happens.

And when it doesn’t? It’s usually because of a hiccup somewhere in the coordination.

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