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Does LEADING your nonprofit feel like playing a relentless game of WHACK-A-MOLE?

Discover How To Reclaim Time And Get Laser-Focused On The Strategies That Will Really Move The Needle For Your Nonprofit

So that you can finally make the impact you signed up to make

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READ THIS if you're yearning to make more impact in your nonprofit

Do you remember that thrill of excitement when you first started?

How passionately you talked to friends and family and how animated you were about the impact you were going to make?

The people you’d help, the lives you’d change, the growth opportunities you could forsee?

Your incredible ambition and passion.

You were sooo exhilarated - breathless, even. You couldn’t wait to make your mark and:

  • Develop a strategic planning framework
  • Increase administrative capacity
  • Establish more efficient systems
  • Initiate a fund-raising development plan
  • Expand key programs
  • Hire more people, forge new partnerships and...grow


You were intoxicated by the opportunity to add a real sense of purpose to your life.

Isn't that what we all want? To have an impact? To make a difference?

But fast forward to your current reality and...

You’re losing sight of that passion, that vision, that sense of abundant opportunity because your days are more like a relentless game of whack-a-mole.

Sound familiar? You fix one problem and another pops straight up. You don’t have time to be strategic and impactful because your day is spent fire-fighting:

  • Managing internal and board member politics
  • Trying to plug the holes caused by Covid
  • Fixing your staff retention problems and struggling with a lack of resources
  • Dealing with volunteers that don’t seem to like each other
  • Entrenched in committee meetings or struggling with Boards that micro-manage (or aren't engaged at ALL!)

I know you're someone who sets their standards super high...

So I know how hard it feels when you're not reaching them...

  • You’re experienced and well educated.
  • You’re used to getting things done and getting results
  • You have ambitious plans and a growth mindset
  • And you’re not afraid to take action

And because your work is SO important, you feel it viscerally when you're not achieving what you know you're capable of.

Let's be clear; what you do REALLY matters

When you’re providing funds for life-changing opportunities, or for equality, education or empowerment - or when you're eliminating hunger, homelessness, pain, discomfort, there's no escaping it: the stakes are high.

Achieving more means changing more lives. And you take that responsibility very personally.

Right now, you're swamped and you’re struggling to achieve the objectives you set yourself... And maybe you’re even thinking about quitting?

But that hurts you, because you know the fall-out is real; your success matters. ... It really matters.

Because if you could transform your organisation to be more efficient, more streamlined, more impactful – it’s literally the difference between children having food in their bellies, homeless people being off the streets, families getting the support they need to thrive, life-changing research being funded, students being inspired and supported to learn - and so much more.

And when we help you create the breathing space, clarity and forward momentum you need to make the impact you were born to make, it ripples out.

... And that feels good.

Let me spell it out for you...

(because that stoic approach might make you a prime candidate for just soldiering on)

This is not just about getting you help -- it's about what helping you will do for the people your work can impact.

- it's about what

It's about getting your oxygen mask on first, so that you're equipped to serve those in need and to scale that up!

So, are you ready to let me help you help more people and create REAL impact?

More Time - More Progress - More Joy - More Return on Impact!

with Sarah Olivieri, MPS and the PivotGround team

  • It’s time to Reignite your spark and fall back in love with your job
  • It's time to get out of the weeds, take control of your day and be more effective
  • It's time to reclaim the brainspace to operate more strategically
  • It’s time to transform how you run your organisation and become the leader you set out to be

It's Time To Finally Create The Impact You Imagined For Your Organisation With...

The THRiVE CEO Training Program

For nonprofit CEOs who want to maximise their return on impact by becoming the leader they set out to be.

It's Time To Have A Bigger Return on Impact.

Here is what you will discover inside...

The Impact Method™

My signature system will help lift you out of the weeds, stop the daily grind of reactivity and fire-fighting and help you create the breathing space and brain space to spend more time on your strategic planning and mission impact. The Impact Method™ helps you pivot away from the bad, move forward with the good and run your nonprofit effectively. It's a toolkit of tools and processes and a suite of support that will finally make running your nonprofit manageable, so that you can spend more time leading strategically instead.


You become a stronger leader with a clear strategic plan and (reclaimed) time to implement it. You'll have the systems and processes you need in place and absolute clarity on your goals - AND a clear roadmap to achieve them.


You'll never again chase the latest shiny object or desperately search for answers, you'll have everything you need in one place, confident that it's tailored specifically for nonprofits.

Nonprofit-centric Curriculum

You'll get access to an incredibly powerful library of training modules laser-focused on helping you grow and optimize your nonprofit, including how to...

  • Build a Sustainable Financial Foundation
  • Build a Rock-solid Donor Base
  • Streamline, Systematize, and Scale
  • Hire Your Dream Team
  • Develop Your Board
  • And More....

Continuous Coaching & Guidance

Get expert guidance so that you never feel alone along your growing process, with weekly coaching and feedback on what you implement so that you know you are on the right path with every move you make, including...

  • Strategic planning frameworks
  • Capacity building
  • Fundraising strategies
  • Donor acquisition & retention
  • Incorporating DEI practices
  • Committee and Board Communications & Management
  • Effective resourcing and stress-free hiring
  • Marketing, branding and advocacy


You'll have the guidance, accountability, support and feedback to determine your key priorities and implement them - it's like having an extra CEO in your back-pocket, holding your hand every step of the way.


You'll feel understood, supported, heard, you'll discover new resources, collaborations and opportunities and you'll build your network and reputation as a thought-leader

Community of Nonprofit CEO Peers

It can be lonely at the top. There’s nothing as powerful as knowing you're in it together, and learning from and sharing with others treading the same path as you. Our community of CEOs and Executive Directors is like none other.

  • Learn from those who've walked in your shoes and faced your same challenges
  • Ask questions, get feedback & celebrate successes together
  • Share resources

The OTHER side: what life looks like for our THiVERS

(This is what my students say they've gained from participating)

How different would your life be if...

  • You had a clear strategic plan and (reclaimed) time to implement it so you have absolute clarity on your goals and a clear roadmap to reach them
  • Solid structures and frameworks in place making you more efficient, productive and streamlined and giving you more time to lead, rather than manage
  • Your Board became a powerhouse – fully aligned with your vision and mission and clear on their role – and board meetings filled you with purpose and energy (imagine THAT!)
  • Increased fundraising AND programming capacity grows your impact AND fills you with joy
  • Donor retention is at an all-time high and with new fundraising strategies in place you feel that thrilling breathlessness and anticipation as you forge new plans to have more impact
  • You quadrupled the number of people you serve because you’re finally operating strategically and working on the needle-moving, impact-making changes you envisioned when you started
  • You recruited key additional roles which freed up your time to focus on the important stuff instead of getting sabotaged by relentlessly urgent tasks
  • You finally achieved Financial sustainability giving you the freedom and breathing space to build more capacity, forge new partnerships and expand your impact

And the effects ripple out beyond your professional life...

  • That Sunday night knot in your belly has gone and your weekends are filled with ease and joy because you no longer feel spent, and exhausted
  • You book your first real vacation in years and relax and recharge deeply; and when you return there are no fires to put out (and you don’t spend your first week back wishing you’d never gone)
  • Your relationships feel joyful because you're energised and filled with anticipation for the new opportunities unfolding
  • You THRIVE, personally and professionally. You've reignited your spark and reconnected with your purpose – and it shows: you become known as a thought leader. You build a reputation for making a difference. You win awards.

What could the impact be for you?

"So much has changed and shifted this year that has put us in such a better place. We have a good reputation, we have good salaries, we have good benefits. My team is like clockwork. My new board is actually involved and invested. Everything feels really good."

"...we could do more with less time."

" really made a huge difference."

"... She spent her time addressing my issues."

"... like an oxygen mask."

Take a small step to create a BIG impact...

Discover how we can help you transform your organization.

We’ve got a ticket to THRiVE with your name on it… but first YOU have to choose to take the journey!

Step 1: Apply

It's free and takes less than 3 mins simply click here. You've got nothing to lose (and everything to gain!)

Step 2: Enroll

We'll give you access to a free training AND answer all of your questions about the THRiVE Program and how to enroll.

Step 3: THRiVE

Once you enroll, you'll get immediate access to the THRiVE program, Sarah, and the incredible community.

What THRiVE graduates are saying...

"One of the best decisions I've ever made, hands down as an executive director, has been signing up for this program. So to anybody that's even considering signing up for this, that needs help, that needs more resources, I say, go for it. Invest the money... for what it's worth it's like pennies. I definitely would pay more to get this again."

"...a fundamentally different way of doing things"

" me hope and helps me persevere"

"...there are many facets to growing an organization"

Your Master Trainer & Coach

Sarah Olivieri, MPS

Sarah Olivieri is a true business visionary in the nonprofit space. She’s an international best-selling author, globally renowned speaker and Founder of PivotGround, which supports nonprofits to become financially sustainable world-changers.

She has two decades of nonprofit leadership experience and she’s poured her insight, expertise and vast knowledge into creating The Impact Method™️.

As the former director of 3 nonprofits and founder of 5 for-profit businesses, she understands, deeply, the challenges and complexities facing organizations. But she has a fundamentally different way of looking at things; an ability to see a kernel of opportunity, to flip a problem on its head, to understand which levers to pull for success. And those abilities have helped her salvage, soothe and shape countless nonprofits and lift them from the brink of insolvency to become thriving, profitable, impact-making businesses.

Direct but gracious, down to earth, brilliant, witty and wise, Sarah is not afraid to (compassionately) tell you if you’re making a mistake or to elegantly and delicately help you re-engineer your leadership team’s responsibilities. She has the kind of brain-power and clarity of thought that will help you cut right to the heart of what’s needed and she’ll support you to make the changes that will transform the impact you AND your organization will have.

Sarah Olivieri is a #1 international bestselling author, holds a BA from the University of Chicago with a focus on globalization and its effect on marginalized cultures, and a master's degree in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz.

Joining THRiVE is as easy as 1, 2, 3

STEP 1: Apply

First, we want to make sure that we are confident that the THRIVE program is the right fit for your organization. We do this through a simple application process.

You’ll find the application at the top of this page. There is no fee to apply.

We manually review each application, so it may take a day or two for us to process your application and let you know if you are approved.

STEP 2: Enroll

Once your application is approved, we’ll send you the full details for enrolling in the THRiVE program, including the enrollment form and a complimentary VIP master training.

In this training you’ll learn exactly what kind of results to expect from your journey in the THRiVE program. Plus, we’ll answer all your questions.


Once you enroll, you’ll get immediate access to the THRiVE program and our team will begin guiding you step by step to nonprofit success.

If You Read This Far,

I want to leave you with a final thought...

What is the

cost of inaction?

Of doing nothing different.

Of continuing to try and fire-fight your way through this, solo.

Of not becoming a THRiVER with me?

Because the saddest part of my job is when I've had conversations with leaders I KNOW I can help and when I follow-up, I go to their website and... it’s not there anymore.

They didn’t make it.

And like I said earlier – what you do really matters. You’re working to eliminate poverty, hunger, suffering and so when your organization falters, that means all the children, all the families, all the people whose lives your work impacted don’t get the help they so desperately needed.

And the gut-wrenching kick-in-the-teeth for me is that I KNOW (And I've proven again and again with my 100% success rate) that if we’d worked together, they’d still be here, still be doing that great work.

Because I’ve turned around nonprofits - in the middle of a pandemic - which have had:

  • A major cash-flow crisis they didn’t think they'd recover from
  • Their main source of funding dry up and no idea what to do next
  • No money to pay staff

I’ve literally turned them around, brought them back from the brink of insolvency and helped them build back up and flourish.

In fact, I have a knack for conquering what might seem impossible.

(When we get to know each other better, ask me about the mission-impossible controlled nuclear explosion I pulled off as an undergrad.)

The THRiVE Program is your ticket to success...

I promise you that if you do the work, and follow the program we will get you the results you need – and I’ll keep working with you until that happens.

And you literally have nothing to lose by taking the next step to apply... and everything to gain.

I’ll even gift you a VIP training which gives you a more insight into how I work and how powerful this program could be for you.

I have a 100% success rate for helping nonprofits like yours to thrive.

So, let's do this now before your to-do list swallows you up again


By applying you are expressing your desire to learn more about the THRiVE program. There is no fee.

We'll send you your free training with Sarah Olivieri, MPS, which you'll find invaluable in itself, and share more information about the program so you can make an informed decision.

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