Ep 92: Help Is Always Available: You Don’t Have to Go It Alone with Mike Hess From The Blind Institute of Technology

One of the challenges most entrepreneurs create for themselves is an inability to ask for help. This can stem from fear of appearing weak, a desire for control, or a heightened sense of responsibility honed by years of “Gettin’ it done.” Regardless of the root cause, one thing is certainly true: You are not alone. … Continued

Ep 91: Leveraging social media chat tools with Nick Black from Good United

Marketing is all about relationship-building. From selling a $0.25 widget to landing a multi-million dollar corporate sponsor, your ability to close business is only as strong as the relationships you build. People do business with people… and it’s becoming increasingly evident that people do even MORE business with people they like. That’s why any chance … Continued

Ep 90: Framing your donations as investments with Greg Harrell Edge from Coachart

A small adjustment in the language you use can make a big impact on your outcomes. A lot of nonprofits, in fact, MOST nonprofits, talk about donations in terms of “gifts”. This tees up a certain dynamic – one with low expectations which can reduce the frequency and volume of said “gift”. My guest today … Continued

Episode 89: Make Your Site a Member of Your Team with David Pisarek

If there’s one takeaway from this week’s episode it’s that “your site is a member of your team.” And, like the other members of your team, your site needs to be nurtured in order for it to thrive and work as effectively as you would like. See, a lot of people think that having a … Continued

Episode 88: Getting Culture Right: DEI Focus with Michael Rolph

Aside from “pivot”, “culture” is a word that has been getting a bit of a workout in the business world over the last several years. There are SO many reasons why a focus on “culture” is a clutch move for any organization. We are seeing a big shift in how people engage with businesses and … Continued

Episode 87: Aligning and Defining Your Company’s Culture with HR Strategist Otisa Eads

Building a team seems like a pretty straightforward endeavor. Figure out what you want people to “do” then get someone on board to accomplish that task, right? Turns out, there is a better way to approach the hiring process and it comes from “BEing” rather than “DOing”. And it really comes down to seeking cultural … Continued

Episode 86: The power of purpose and leading with authenticity with Cheryl Farr and Cristina Ferreri from SignalCSK

At one point, having a purpose-focused organization was a bit of a differentiator. Lately, the term comes up a lot, and for those organizations that are truly leading with purpose and have a mission that drives their decisions and daily activities, kudos to you. At Relish Studio, we like working with people with a purpose … Continued

Episode 85: CRMs, the number one tool to help you stay on track and grow your organization with Lidiane Mocko of CRM Growth Strategy

When asked, “What’s the best Customer Relationship Management Tool (CRM)?” I like to joke, “The best CRM is the one you will use.” And though this is mostly a pithy reply to a legitimate inquiry, in my experience just getting started and committed to using a CRM is one of the best actions one can … Continued

Episode 84: Embracing the new future of virtual events to greatly increase your engagement, attendance and donations with We and Goliath

Like it or not, we are still living in a world where virtual events continue to be a necessity. In order to accommodate the widest possible audience, getting your virtual events dialed is imperative to ensure that you enable optimum engagement. And what’s fortune is that we do live in an era where technology exists … Continued

Episode 83: Planning where you want to go with Sherry Quam Taylor from Quam Taylor Consulting

When thinking about planning, most of us start that exploration from the perspective of where we are today. Want to buy a new car? How much money do you make or have in the bank? Interested in taking an extended vacation? How much time have you accumulated in your PTO at work? But my guest … Continued

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