Welcome to CDO World™. Your place for topics relating to the role of the Chief Development Officer.

Increasing Productivity

How you choose to use your free time can make a significant difference in your productivity all week. Here are some expert tips to make your entire week more worthwhile.

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The Importance of Mentorship

The key to nonprofit business success: a mentor. Having one can help you and your organization attain professional prosperity by creating a path to achievement and leading by example. Here’s how.

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Philanthropy Predictions

In 2019, a number of new trends will unfold in the philanthropic sector. From cryptocurrencies to increased mid-level activity, philanthropy experts share their predictions.

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Tax Incentives for Donors

Filing personal income taxes is just around the corner. Now is a great time to consider new giving strategies to help donors make the most of their philanthropic efforts.

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Tips for Holiday Fundraising Success

End-of-year giving and tax incentives are big philanthropy drivers during the holidays, but creativity is the key for nonprofits to set themselves apart in the quest for new donors.

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Five Tips to Be a Great Boss

Achieving success for a team or organization is seldom the responsibility of a single person. A true leader inspires employees to be their best. Here’s how.

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Increase Diversity and Boost Loyalty

These benefit suggestions are surprisingly inexpensive to offer but can set your organization apart from many others, enhancing candidate diversity while also encouraging employee retention.

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Getting to the Top in Fundraising

Most people would like to progress as far as possible in their chosen career field, whether for higher salary, prestige or countless other reasons. Fundraising is no different.

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