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Managing Change

Managing Change

October 4, 2016

It has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  In the spirit of that concept, we know as nonprofit leaders that change is inevitable – and it’s necessary for not only our mission’s survival but also for our success as an organization.  But people fear change.  And the best way to make progress as a leader is to tackle head on what we fear the most.

Why We Don't Like Change from the Huffington Post


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Super Supervisors

Super Supervisors

September 20, 2016

Working at a nonprofit isn't unicorns and rainbows everyday! Supervising nonprofit employees takes extra finesse to navigate the world of low pay, varied benefits and all nighters on grant applications.  Marjorie and Natalie share their tips and tricks from their years in the trenches and offer up advice for the new front line supervisor to the seasoned leader.  

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Wine on One-The Art of the Handwritten Thank You

Wine on One-The Art of the Handwritten Thank You

September 15, 2016

Natalie and Marjorie took time for another Wine on One to talk about Natalie's trick for writing more handwritten thank you notes than anyone you know. Learn how she knocks people's socks off with her attitude of gratitude!

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Wine on One- Bursting Out of Burnout

Wine on One- Bursting Out of Burnout

September 2, 2016

That time Marjorie and Natalie got a bottle of wine... 

In our first Wine on One episode where we tackle questions from our listeners... and ourselves, we talk about how we combat burnout in ourselves and with our staffs.  Marjorie has a two night rule that's definitely a keeper!

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Making the First 100 Days on the Job Awesome

Making the First 100 Days on the Job Awesome

August 26, 2016

The first 100 days of an executive director’s job can be crucial. Missteps made by the Executive, the board and the staff can reverberate through the organization and take years to correct. Today we are going to look at some tips to help EDs and Boards navigate those first 100 days.  Spoiler, it's not just the ED's job to make sure it goes well!

Resources

Your First 30 Days as a Nonprofit Executive Director from Joan Garry 

The Nonprofit ED’s First 100 Days from Nonprofit Quarterly 

Top 9 Priorities for Your First Month as a New Executive Director 

Getting a New Executive Director Off to the Right Start From BoardCafe  

The Nonprofit Board’s Role in Onboarding and Supporting a New CEO from Bridgespan 

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The Role of the Executive Director with Cheryl Compton

The Role of the Executive Director with Cheryl Compton

July 15, 2016

It's the person you count on to lead your organization and build trust in the community. The role of the Executive Director is pivotal to the well being of any nonprofit organization. Cheryl Compton, an Executive Director with over 40 years of experience in the field, is here to share her experiences in the hot seat.  

To contact Cheryl at her organization, Call for Help, call her at 618-397-0968 ext. 123 or email her at ccompton@callforhelpinc.org. 
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