Wine on One- Dressing for Nonprofit Success

January 17, 2017

In our latest Wine on One, Marjorie and Natalie look into the world of dressing yourself each day for your nonprofit jobs. 

From Granimals for adults, to sweatpants, to suits, 501Crossroads look into the culture of nonprofits so you know what's appropriate when.  

 

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On the Road Again- The Nonprofit Job Search Journey with Barbara Deters

January 11, 2017

New Year, New Job? Learn the seriously easy way to increase your chances of getting your next job by 10%! 

Marjorie and Natalie bring you a super sized episode today that covers everything you need to know to find and land your dream role.  

Barbara Deters is here with tips for your resume and cover letter, how to make your LinkedIn page work for you and gives her best advice for people just entering the nonprofit sector and those who are looking for their next move within the sector.  

If you love Barbara and want to connect with her or talk about career coaching with her, you can email her at barbara@detersconsulting.com, check out her website at www.detersconsulting.com, find her on LinkedIn, or call her at 636-222-4985.  

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Predicting 2017 for Nonprofits with a Magic 8 Ball

January 3, 2017

Since we don't have a crystal ball, we got out the best thing we could, a Magic 8 Ball app, to predict how 2017 will go for nonprofits. 

From social media, to collaboration, to intersectionality, we cover the whole nonprofit sector, so grab a drink and listen! 

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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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Using the Interwebs to Find the Good Charities

December 20, 2016

We know you've seen it... the dreaded Think Before You Donate meme that flies around every holiday giving season.  We're just going to let Waffles at Noon debunk that here: http://wafflesatnoon.com/think-before-you-donate-charity-claims/

But if you can't rely on Facebook Memes, how can you find good charities to donate to? Marjorie and Natalie throw back some vino and let you in on the secrets of the nonprofit trade.  

 

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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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The Challenges and Benefits to Working in a Small Shop with David Garris

December 7, 2016

Have you ever heard development advice and automatically thought that it didn't work for you because it came from the mouth of someone whose expertise was in big national nonprofits? Then today's show is for you! David Garris, Foundation Director of The St. Elizabeth's Hospital Foundation has worked in nonprofits big and small and shared with us the challenges and all the benefits that come with being a staff of one or two.  

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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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Wine on One: Legit Thanks

November 22, 2016

Right before Thanksgiving, Marjorie and Natalie crack open a bottle of wine and talk about something that drives Marjorie completely nuts... requests for donations pretending to be thank you or holiday cards.  Pros and cons, rights and wrongs, we cover them all in the latest Wine on One.  

 

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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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