When applying for an Executive Director position, what questions should you ask the board during the interview? Stacey and Andy have some thoughts! Also this week, we have some opinions on on software for boards to use, and Stacy has a great conversation about the upcoming Alliance For Nevada Nonprofits Fall Conference with John Waldron (previous guest expert and CEO of The LGBTQIA+ Center in Las Vegas).
Andy would never turn down a well-made Spam Musubi, but he and Stacey have some tough love for newsletters that are hitting the junk folder. Also this week, we field a question from a programs person who wants to go for the CEO job — is it possible or advisable? And finally, what happens when you’re a board member who’s friends with the Executive Director, and that Executive Director turns out to be not very good at her job? Stacey and Andy definitely have some thoughts! Thanks for listening, and be sure to send your questions to email@example.com!
The staff *hates* the ED but the Board *loves* the ED. Is this problem solvable? Stacey and Andy have some thoughts. Also this week, what’s the best way to get your board engaged in important tasks like fundraising and strategic planning? Join us for another episode of Nonprofit Everything, and be sure to send us your questions!
We know that technically the Board Secretary is responsible for the minutes, but I *really* don’t want to. Can’t we just delegate that to staff? Stacey and Andy have some thoughts! Also this week, a question we have never heard before – Should tour guides at nonprofit cultural institutions get to keep their tips? Finally, we get into a deep and fascinating discussion about the possibilities of the Co-Executive Director model (not to be confused with co-eds who might be doing a little modeling on the side.)
Thanks for joining us for another episode of Nonprofit Everything! We’ve got just two questions, but one of them is *significant*. This week, Stacey and Andy try to discuss the impact of accepting donations from ethically challenging sources. It’s a rough topic, and we would love to get your opinions on it, too! Also, Andy tackles another perpetual complaint: “Omigosh-this-audit-is-so-expensive-and-time-consuming-why-do-we-have-to-do-it-again-and-again-every-year?!?” Five points to Ravenclaw for guessing Andy’s answer.
Do not miss this episode! This week, Stacey talks to guest expert and nonprofit guru Beth Kanter about what AI means for our organizations. Even though there’s just one question this week, Beth and Stacey covered a lot:
- Is this really going to affect us?
- Is it just a cheap replacement for staff?
- What benefits, if any, will nonprofits see?
- Can we just avoid it if we want to?
- What are the risks and potential pitfalls of relying on LLMs?
Back again? Hello, it’s the Nonprofit Everything Podcast! This week Stacey has some thoughts about how to keep a fifty-year-old nonprofit’s story fresh. Also, we chat about consent agendas and what they’re used for, and Andy gets philosophical about synchronizing gifts in the donor management system and the accounting system. Thanks for joining us this week, and be sure to send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s the Nonprofit Everything Podcast again! This week, we hear from a five-year-old nonprofit that is just realizing they may have bitten off more than they could chew! Sound familiar? Also, what happens when we completely distrust the previous finance person’s numbers? Andy and Stacey have some thoughts. And finally, are we allowed to apply for multiple grants to cover the exact same program? (Quick, can you answer this one faster than we can?)
Summertime doesn’t appear to be the time for Stacey and Andy to relax. Instead, we’ve got big questions to answer! Do nonprofits make common management mistakes? Maybe – Stacey and Andy certainly have opinions. Also, would it ever be a good idea for a board strategic planning retreat to specifically exclude the executive director. More opinions there for sure. And finally, should the board strategic planning retreat specifically exclude the executive director? (Guess what our answer is… we’ll wait.)
Stacey and Andy circled the wagons and brought in guest expert Mary Beth Hartleb. Mary Beth is the CEO and Founder of Prism HR Consulting, and provided some much-needed advice …