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Successful Nonprofits Podcast
31 minutes | 7 days ago
The Secret to Resiliency with Kari Rosbeck
Kari Rosbeck explores how resilient staff set her and her nonprofit up for success when they needed to make big changes after COVID-19 started.
34 minutes | 14 days ago
Rocket Fuel for Your Mission with Barbara Floersch
Barbara discusses how to find and use grants in a way that strengthens and sustains your nonprofit.
40 minutes | 21 days ago
Tell Your Story with Scott Hartman
Scott Hartman shares 4 secrets for a successful media interview plus tips for creating a professional-looking virtual meeting setting at home.
38 minutes | a month ago
Self-Care Tips for Coming Out Stronger with Beth Kanter
19% of adults claim their mental health worsened in 2020. So join Dolph and Beth as they explore the science behind common stress points and share their favorite ideas for self-care. Whether you decide to walk, read, buy a new fountain pen, or start your own succulent garden, kick off your self-care journey with today’s episode!
22 minutes | a month ago
Bonus Break #39: 12 life lessons from my first 200 podcast episodes
When I started my podcasting journey back in 2016, I made my fair share of mistakes. I’ve found that many of those mistakes, and the lessons I learned, also apply to my professional life. So join me for the 12 life lessons I learned from the last 200 episodes.
40 minutes | a month ago
Landing Your Dream Job with Kris Holmes
If you’re among the 64% of workers actively looking for a new job or considering starting a job search, today’s episode is for you. Kris Holmes is a pro at helping others not just successfully find a new job, but a new job that fits their strengths and career goals. She joins us today to discuss key tips for finding and landing your next dream job. So listen in for ideas about preparing for your interview, negotiating your compensation, and more!
40 minutes | a month ago
Building Resiliency with Rob Collins
We all have experienced traumatic events. And the nature of nonprofit work ensures that we face not only our own trauma, but others’ as well. So with trauma all around us – how is your nonprofit managing it? Today’s guest, Rob Collins, is a clinical social worker who specializes in trauma. He joins us to discuss how trauma can inspire us to build resilient nonprofits and confident, thriving staff.
24 minutes | a month ago
Bonus Break #38: It’s Time for a $20/Hour Nonprofit Minimum Wage
I have met countless individuals who have experienced extreme hardship due to low-pay in the nonprofit sector. This must stop! As nonprofit executives, if our business model doesn’t pay workers enough to live, we need to question that business model. Join me for this bonus break and get tips for determining your wage floor and justifying the additional cost to your board and funders.
33 minutes | 2 months ago
Tools to Fire Up Your Productivity with Peter Chatel
What stands between you and your goals? Get ready to knock down those barriers and start on the path to accomplishing your goals today with our guest, Peter Chatel! Peter helps individuals and nonprofits get motivated to become high performers. Join us to get the tools you need to increase your focus and effectiveness and ultimately start achieving your personal and professional goals!
22 minutes | 2 months ago
Bonus Break #37: Include a Big Bold Goal in Your Next Strategic Plan
A few factors set an exceptional strategic plan apart from an OK plan, and having a Big Bold Goal is one of them. In this episode, we will explore the four dimensions of a Big Bold Goal and discuss three examples of Big Bold Goals.
39 minutes | 2 months ago
Living the Good Life with Bobbie Munroe
66% of millennials don’t feel they’re saving enough for retirement, and they aren’t alone! So we invited the Maven of Money, Bobbie Munroe, to discuss personal finance for the nonprofit professional. Bobbie shares practical financial and lifestyle tips to help you plan for the retirement you want without sacrificing quality of life today. This episode will help you get started on your own financial plan and sleep soundly tonight!
45 minutes | 2 months ago
Are You Protecting Your Data?
Many nonprofits think they are safe from cyberattacks because of their missions and small budgets (at least compared to Fortune 500 companies). But today’s guest says that, unfortunately, hackers don’t care. They look for low-hanging fruit. And if you aren’t taking precautions now, that means you. Spencer Pollock is an attorney who specializes in cybercrime and cyber law. He joins us to share simple precautions you can take to protect your nonprofit and what to do if you experience a data breach. So listen in right now and make sure your organization is high-hanging fruit!
34 minutes | 3 months ago
Big Accounting Mistakes and their Simple Solutions with Germeen Guillaume
Today’s guest, Germeen Guillaume, has over 10 years of accounting experience. She joins us to share common nonprofit accounting mistakes and tips you can take today to make sure your nonprofit never becomes the next site of CSI: Accounting.
10 minutes | 3 months ago
Bonus Break #36: 5 Ways to Repurpose Your Board Report
It’s such a waste of energy to spend a lot of time writing a board report for just one use. Over the years, I’ve found ways to repurpose my board report so that I can increase the report’s overall impact. So pull your last board report out of the archive, remove any confidential information, and see if you can repurpose it in one of these 5 meaningful ways.
33 minutes | 3 months ago
Jump Start Your Planned Giving Program with Tony Martignetti
Wouldn’t it have been nice if your nonprofit had started a planned giving program 5, or even 20, years ago? Imagine where your organization could have been today! In this episode, we are joined by planned giving evangelist and fellow podcast host, Tony Martignetti. We discuss how nonprofits of all sizes can quickly and easily get their planned giving programs jump-started. So listen in now --- your nonprofit’s future development team will be grateful!
34 minutes | 3 months ago
Measuring Impact with Alan Mackie
How do you know if your programs actually result in the impact you want? Alan Mackie has over 25 years’ experience evaluating impact. He joins us today with a simple message: you don’t have to be a statistician; you just have to know what’s important to you and your clients. Listen in and get motivated to go get your data!
21 minutes | 3 months ago
Write a Board Report Your Board Members Want to Read
2021 is the year to stop spending hours writing boring board reports no one reads! Listen in for tips about ideal length, format, topics to include, and topics to exclude. You’ll also get advice on how to craft a board report that keeps your board focused on governance and out of your day-to-day operational details.
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Taming Your Student Loan Monster with Meagan Landress
There are roughly 45 million people drowning in nearly $1.6 trillion in student loan debt. That’s an average debt of more than $35,000 per person! If you are one of those 45 million people, your student loan payment is probably more than a car payment. And it might be as much (or more) than a mortgage. Since student loan debt is a burden for many nonprofit professionals, I invited Meagan Landress to help us better understand how to manage student loans. Megan is a financial planner who specializes in student loan debt, and she shares tips for reducing your monthly payments and maximizing the debt-forgiveness program available to nonprofit staff. So listen in and sleep sounder tonight!
35 minutes | 3 months ago
Your 3 Legal Duties as a Nonprofit Board Member with Bruce Hopkins
There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits registered in the US. But when we ask board members if they know the 3 fundamental duties of all board members, few know the answer. That’s a lot of boards and board members who put themselves, and their organizations, at risk every year! But have no fear! This conversation with seasoned nonprofit attorney, Bruce Hopkins, outlines the 3 fundamental responsibilities of board members and how to perform them effectively. So whether you are a current board member, thinking of becoming a board member, or are a nonprofit executive, today’s episode will keep you and your board on track. And make sure to share it with your board!
27 minutes | 4 months ago
Coalition Building Can Help Your Nonprofit and Your Cause with Jim Neal & Paedia Mixon
The nonprofit world is undoubtedly competitive. We compete for donors, grants, volunteers, clients, and even office space. But what do you do when you suddenly realize that you can’t succeed alone? That you need your competitors’ help? Paedia Mixon and Jim Neal come from two different organizations that serve Georgia’s refugee community. Yet they, along with 19 other organizations, work together on the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies in order to effectively and efficiently solve big problems facing Georgia’s refugee community. They join us today to share how this remarkable coalition came to be and inspire you to start taking the steps to build effective coalitions.
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