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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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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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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Wine on One- A Love Letter to Great Board Presidents

February 22, 2017

What's better a week after Valentines Day and the day after Presidents Day than to write a Valentine to a really great board president?

Natalie and Marjorie pop open a bottle of wine and talk about a very special board president and what makes great board presidents really truly great.  

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Ditch the Drama- Restoring Happiness to the Workplace with Rob Otrembiak

February 14, 2017

60-80% of all difficulties in an organization are caused by strained relationships between employees.  

2 hours a day per employee is lost to employees complaining. 

A typicla manager spends 25-40% of her time managing conflicts.  

 

How do you ditch the drama?! 

Rob Otrembiak of Cy Wakeman called in to share with Natalie and Marjorie the secrets of Reality Based Leadership.  

To connect with Rob, go to Reality Leadership's Website, or find them on Facebook.  

For healthcare industry related tips, text PEACE to 96000.

 

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7 Steps to Fundraising FREEDOM with Mary Valloni

December 27, 2016

Have you ever wanted to run a fundraising event?  Maybe one that raises $500k in it's first year in a small town?  It's not magic, but it does take work and following the 7 Steps. 

Mary Valloni comes back to the show (our first return guest!) to share her secrets and tell us all about her upcoming book, Fundraising Freedom!

Follow Mary on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/maryvalloniconsulting and check out her website at http://www.maryvalloni.com/ to keep up and get more tips and ideas about how to make your next fundraiser or campaign success. And of course, the book launches on January 17, but you can pre-order it right now on Amazon or any other fine retailer of books! 

 

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Wine on One- Gift Giving in the Nonprofit Office

December 13, 2016

It's begining to look a lot like Christmas... and Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and so many other holidays! What's the right protocol for giving gifts in the office. Should you give your boss a gift? What about your office BFF? The mean cube dweller in Finance?

Marjorie and Natalie pulled out a big bottle of wine to tackle this often controversial and landmine frought topic.

And yes, please buy us presents... red please.  

 

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Wine on One- Process Improvement

November 29, 2016

Whether it's streamlining your intake process or fixing your checkout process at an event, we can all benefit from thinking about the best ways to improve our processes.  Today, Natalie throws down her knowledge about Process Improvement so we can all improve together! 

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Through the Ranks- Becoming the Boss after Being a Peer with Katie Rahn

November 15, 2016

Imagine this, you’re toiling away at your career, you’re putting in the time, making the sacrifices and it finally happens.  You get the top job!

Suddenly you go from being one of the gang to The Man. You’re learning management and leadership all under the watchful eye of the people who you once went to Happy Hour with. 

Today’s guest, Katie Rahn of the South Side Early Childhood Center has been there and shares her tips for anyone getting ready to take on this tough transition. 

Find Katie's organization at https://www.southside-ecc.org/.  You can contact Katie at krahn@southside-ecc.org/

 

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Magical Nonprofit Unicorn Vu Le

October 25, 2016

They say never meet your heroes, but we did and we're even more impressed! 

Vu Le is the writer behind Nonprofit with Balls, a nonprofit humor blog taking the sector by storm.  He fights nonprofit inferiority complexes each and everyday as the founder of the Nonprofit Happy Hour and ED Happy Hour Facebook groups. He speaks to and inspires groups nationwide about fakequity, cooperation, and the importance of remembering nonprofits have the most attractive professionals across all sectors.  In his spare time, he runs the organization that he founded, Rainier Valley Corps, which trains emerging leaders of color in the Seattle area.
We sat down with Vu behind the scenes of the Network for Strong Communities' Momentum Conference where we talked about the blog, life in nonprofits, and made Vu pick a side between the Walking Dead and Game of Thrones.  
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