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 …
This week, co-hosts Andy Schuricht and Stacey Wedding have some juicy topics for you: How to say yes to an honorarium without saying no to your nonprofit’s values, how to ace your first capital campaign without breaking a sweat, and how Andy and Stacey got into the nonprofit world and what they wish they knew then. We’ll also spill some tea and drop some gems from our own nonprofit adventures. Whether you’re a newbie or a pro in the sector, we guarantee you’ll learn something new and have some fun with us. So don’t touch that dial, stay tuned for Nonprofit Everything! (Today’s blurb was written by an AI, who’s definitely not coming for your nonprofit job.)
What’s the best way to respond to memorial gifts? Stacey has some (non-ghoulish) thoughts. Also this week, Andy and Stacey have a minor disagreement about whether or not a nonprofit job is good for a person looking to advance in their career, and we find out how to train up a brand-new board member!
How do you prepare for Foundation staff coming to tour your facility, especially when they’ve been known to ask really tough questions? Stacey has some ideas! Also on the theme of preparing, we have some thoughts on the best way to be ready to take the leap into leadership of your organization. Finally, there’s an oddly specific question about the difference between for-profit corporate events and nonprofit fundraising ones.
This week: When a scammer called one of our donors pretending to be us, did we respond appropriately? Stacey has some thoughts. Also, is there value in using a search firm to help find our next Executive Director? And how do we deal with confidential employee complaints if they’re supposed to stay confidential? Join Andy and Stacey this week to find out!
- One of our donors got called by a scammer, and I don’t think we responded well enough. Did we?
- Is it worth it to use an executive search firm to find our next Executive Director?
- How do I handle an employee complaint if the employee wants me to keep everything confidential?
What are the most important questions your board and staff should be able to answer about your organization? Stacey has some thoughts! Also, this week we talk about how to manage two very different employees, and continue our nonprofit startup conversation with a question about what a board member should look for in a startup nonprofit board.
- What questions about our organization should our board and staff be able to answer?
- What should a prospective board member be looking for in a nonprofit startup?
- How do I manage two employees who are completely different?
This week, Andy and Stacey have some potential solutions for bringing on new staff members that you can’t pay very much. And Stacey talks about ransomware with guest expert Francis Johnson, Managing Director of Technology Services for Tech Impact.
This week Stacey goes deep on generational differences with guest expert and Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths coach and consultant Maggie Harris.
- My boss keeps inviting me to events! – 0:00
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