Asking For More
About This Show
Asking For More delivers “Professional development for development professionals!”
Subscribe to learn what’s trending in the charitable sector, and hear career (and life!) advice from dynamic thought leaders from around the world.
This series is hosted by FrontStream’s fundraising experts Laura Armstrong, Marketing Manager – Events and Public Relations, and Claire Kerr, Director of Digital Philanthropy.
Most Recent Episode
Special Live Episode: "Strangers don't donate to ANY nonprofit"
6 days ago
FrontStream hosted a networking evening and panel discussion in Chicago as part of the Realize event series. We asked three amazing experts to share their experience working for good causes and giving back to the nonprofit community! Our panelists included: Amy Sample Ward CEO, NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network Carlos A. Trejo Director of Annual Giving, Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Board Member, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago Jessica Lawson Community Engagement Director WTTW - Chicago PBS We hope you enjoy this special episode! Listening notes: 5:10 – Nobody went to school to major in “Working at a charity”. How important is continuing education for nonprofit professionals? 7:50 – What is community management; a discipline that didn’t exist 10 years ago! 11:00 – What it’s like being an ODO: “Only Development Officer”. 13:00 – “Are you a professional volunteer?” Misconceptions about working in the nonprofit sector. 18:00 – How Young Nonprofit Professionals Network connects mentors with future leaders. 24:00 – The pros and cons of different generations in the workplace. 30:00 – If you were going to hire a coworker, what kinds of soft skills would you look for? 35:00 - “I’m an unapologetic believer in self-care.” 37:00 – How to boost corporate sponsorships and improve your relationships with partners. 43:00 – Don’t underestimate the power of persistence! 46:00 – Why Amy starts her meetings standing up! 49:00 - Positioning yourself as a leader in general, not just a leader in the nonprofit sector. Related show links: Mariposa DR Foundation http://www.mariposadrfoundation.org NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network http://www.nten.org Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago https://www.ynpnchicago.org