We visit with John McGee, of McGee Consulting, about nonprofit regulations, loan forgiveness, and many related subjects, including: Regulatory oversight of nonprofits. New regulations and new information seem to surface very frequently. What exactly does a 501(c)(3) do for you? Who does the enforcing of all these regulations? Who, within an organization is responsible for… Continue reading Being A Good Nonprofit Citizen, with John McGee
Our second episode with Mary Hiland, of Hiland Consulting. This time we examine why boards exist, how the culture of board recruiting may change, how to maintain board energy & morale, and taking a hard look at the question: Can we do away with the executive committee? We welcome your questions and feedback via The… Continue reading Why Boards Even Matter, with Mary Hiland
We talk with Lindy, President of Unstoppable Start Studios, about the importance of conducting effective social media activities as part of a larger communications strategy. Telling one’s story is more critical now than it has ever been. This episode includes a special offer on consulting services to help nonprofits navigate the uncertainties that we’re all… Continue reading Recognizability! Social Media Cutting & Shuffling. With Lindy Chaffin Start.
Mary Hiland of Hiland Counsulting talks with us at length about issues in leadership development, especially as they apply to Board Chairs, examining a 2016 study of board chairs. Among the things we discuss: 51% of board chairs reported there was nothing to do to prepare them for board leadership. Mentorship was one thing board… Continue reading Leaders Invest In Themselves, with Mary Hiland
We visit with Heather Hiscox, Co-Founder of Pause For Change, a consultancy that helps organizations to address “sticky challenges” or exciting opportunities using the P.A.U.S.E. methodology. The methodology is specifically derived from several corporate and nonprofit leadership models (and interventions) to interrupt the status-quo behaviors and habits that may prevent an organization from properly addressing… Continue reading Pause For Change, with Heather Hiscox
The first episode we recorded with Reanna Karousis, Founder of Collective Reach, a branding, content, design and communications consulting firm. We talk about brand positioning, and encourage nonprofits to examine what it is that makes them uniquely valuable to their stakeholders. Reanna also describes the five elements of effective nonprofit storytelling: A Plot Authenticity Hope… Continue reading Story Telling Can Be Difficult, with Reanna Karousis
This episode was recorded on May 27, 2020: Nonprofit SnapCast visits with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah to talk about equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace; and how it intersects with leadership development. We discuss: We’ve been chasing diversity and inclusion since the Civil Rights Act and making anemic progress. It’s time workplaces face the truth about… Continue reading Chasing Diversity And Inclusion, with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah
This time we speak with Linda McNay about teaching one’s children about philanthropy, how parents may talk about philanthropy in their home-schooling sessions, and about The Adventures of PhilAnThropy a book for children which introduces readers to young friends Phil, An, and Thropy as they embark on an adventure in philanthropy upon realizing their new… Continue reading Teaching Philanthropy To Children, with Linda McNay