NYAG Files Suit Sues Trump Family And Foundation

A lawsuit seeking $2.8 million in restitution plus additional penalties was filed against the Donald J. Trump Foundation and its directors by the New York Attorney General’s office today. The foundation’s directors refer to President Donald J. Trump and three of his children: Donald J. Trump, Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump. The lawsuit also […]

NeuroFundraising

Donors are human. They have likes and dislikes. They are creatures of habit and thus have behaviors, that when known, can be worked with to entice giving. This six-part series on neurofundraising is state of the moment behavioral marketing information that fundraisers can immediately put to use.

DMA Seeking Feedback On Updated Standards

Leadership at the Data & Marketing Association (DMA) is rolling out the organization’s Data Standards 2.0, a streamlined version of guidelines not updated since 2014. Features of the new set of standards include clarifications on rules relating to connected devices and notice and choice. The DMA, formerly known as the Direct Marketing Association, is seeking […]

Why Ford Hired a Furniture Maker as CEO

Todd St. John If, as Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man,” the story of the American economy can be told by the types of people who run its corporations. The early days of mass production belonged to mechanically minded men such as Henry Ford. The creation of mass […]

Workplace Theft Is on the Rise

James Graham Your office is a den of thieves. Don’t take my word for it: When a forensic-accounting firm surveyed workers in 2013, 52 percent admitted to stealing company property. And the thievery is getting worse. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners reports that theft of “non-cash” property—ranging from a single pencil in the supply […]

Fighting Nazis for a Living

In 1970, crosstown busing came to Richmond, Virginia. Richard Cohen, then only a teenager, persuaded his parents to let him attend an integrated public school instead of private school. He ended up leaving high school a year early to begin college at Columbia University, where he studied philosophy. Cohen, now the president of the Southern […]