Wine on One- Office Furniture and the Nonprofit Life

June 20, 2017

When was the last time your nonprofit got new furniture... no, real new furniture, not a hand me down from your spouse's office or a well loved couch covered in animal hair... real new furniture. Should nonprofits spend donated dollars on furniture? Does looking poor help you raise more? What's the right balance. Marjorie and Natalie break it down in today's Wine on One. 

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Put Me In Coach, I’m Ready to Play with Teresa Pedigo

June 7, 2017

Are you ready for the big leagues? A coach can help you get there!

Teresa Pedigo is a business accountabliyt partner with AdviCoach. She dropped by to talk to Marjorie and Natalie about why you might need a coach, choosing the right coach for you, the difference between coaches and mentors, and what the ROI for your organization is.  

You can contact Teresa at tpedigo@advicoach.com or 217-433-6809.  You can also find her online on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

 

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

501Crossroads on Twitter- http://www.twitter.com/501crossroads

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2, 4, 6, 8 Who Do We Appreciate? Volunteers!

May 30, 2017

You dn't have to save volunteer appreciation for one week every April! You can show your love and appreciation for people who make your mission happen (for free!) all year long! 

Marjorie and Natalie sat down with a glass of wine to brainstorm great ideas on how to show volunteers some love.  

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

501Crossroads on Twitter- http://www.twitter.com/501crossroads

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Nonprofits and Chambers, Making the Most of Your Friendship with Landon Brooks of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce

May 23, 2017

What's your relationship with your friendly neighborhood Chamber of Commerce? Landon Brooks from the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is here to talk about how to get out from behind the cheese tray and start effectively networking.  

From after hours events, to leadership programming, to breakfast meetings and more, find out how to maximize your chamber membership so you succeed and make the most of your relationship with your local business community. Plus get Natalie's power secret for networking (hint, volunteer!)

Reach out to Landon at the Greater Belleville Chamber at 618-233-2015 or lbrooks@bellevillechamber.org  

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

501Crossroads on Twitter- http://www.twitter.com/501Crossroads 

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Wine on One- Tragedies in Your Nonprofit Family

May 17, 2017

The death or critical illness of a volunteer, a board member, a donor, or a client can be so tough.  Relationships that start professonally in nature turn personal, and it's hard for the people outside of your nonprofit to understand just what the members of your extended nonprofit family mean to you.  

Marjorie and Natalie open a bottle of wine to talk about this tough topic and how they get through the hard times. 

 

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

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Understanding the Executive Director Search Process with Dan Sise

May 9, 2017

Finding an job as an Executive Director or being on a board trying to find a new Executive Director doesn't have to be a mystery! 

Dan Sise from University of Missouri- St. Louis' Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program stopped by to talk about the search, succession planning, whether or not to use a consultant, how to involve the staff and so much more! 

To talk more with Dan, you can contact him at sised@umsl.edu, call him at 314-516-6378 or find him on LinkedIn.

And check out the for credit and noncredit classes available from the Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program at http://www.umsl.edu/npml/

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

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Wine on One- Onboarding New Staff Members

May 2, 2017

New staff often come in at a time where you've been short staffed for too long so you need them to get started FAST! But it's easy to forget the simple everyday things while getting them set up, like how to make a phone call (Dial 9, turn clockwise 7 times and howl before dialing the number.) 

Grab a glass of wine for some practical tips on how to start that new employee off on the right foot!

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

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Your Financial Statements are Cordially Required to Change- Updates to FASB Standards with Katie Zahner

April 25, 2017

Big changes are coming to your financial statement within the next few years, and it's something you need to start preparing for now! 

You'll find Net Asset Classification, Liquidity Disclosures, Expense Reporting, Presentation of Investment Return and Cash Flow Options are all being updated.  And if that didn't sound like English to you, be sure to listen because our guest, Katie Zahner from Brown Smith Wallace breaks it all down.  

If you want to get even more indepth, join Katie for a webair all about it (with pictures!) on Thursday, April 27 at http://bswllc.com/news-events/events/action~agenda/request_format~html/.  

You can connect with Katie on Facebook and LinkedIn or call her at 314-983-1209 or email her at kzahner@bswllc.com

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

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Selecting the Best Credit Card Processor with Lisa York

April 18, 2017

Percent plus fees... tiered vs interchange plus... AmEx up charges... and more. When shopping for the best company to process your organization's credit cards, it seems intentionally confusing.  

Lisa York of Beacon Payment Systems stopped in to make it easy and broke it all down (Pro tip- go to www.cardpaymentoptions.com to get started.) She let Marjorie and Natalie in on all the secrets of the credit card industry so that you can make the best decision for your nonprofit. 

If you want to get in touch with Lisa to use her services or chat somemore, you can email her at lyork@beaconpayments.com or find her company on Facebook

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

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Wine on One- My Brain is Taxed Out

April 11, 2017

It's Tax Season, and you know what that means... donors calling to get copies of their tax receipts from last year! 

Marjorie and Natalie grab a glass of wine and break down ideas to make your donor's tax season extra easy next year.  

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Natalie on LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliejablonski

Marjorie on LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/marjorie-moore  

501Crossroads on Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/501crossroads

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