Jul 30, 2018
Every now and then I'm going to share an event debrief so we can learn from each other's mistakes and successes. If you have an event debrief you'd like me to include in an upcoming episode, email me becky at Virtual executive director dot com. This debrief is on the Virginia Highlands Festival's Patrons' Event. I'll...
Jul 23, 2018
It's one thing to be self-aware. It's another thing to put that self-awareness into practice. This week on the podcast I share a super embarrassing moment from last week and how I'm deploying self-awareness to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Jul 17, 2018
OK show of virtual hands. How many of you when someone asks you what you do, say something like, "I work in nonprofit. It's like herding cats." In this episode, I talk about a better approach than "herding" people towards a goal. This show has a special 5 minutes of meditative silence at the end. (This is why I need an...
Jul 9, 2018
In the summer, my nonprofit is insanely busy, so I tend to assume that *everyone* is insanely busy. But I know there are lots of orgs that may be in a bit of a summer lull. So this week, I'm talking to you and wistfully daydreaming about my own organizational lull in a couple of months.
Jul 3, 2018
This week I'm talking specifically to people who are interviewing for jobs at a nonprofit or who are conducting the interviews for these jobs. Everyone wants to put on their best face for a job interview, so you have to be vigilant in looking for these red flags. And if you are the interviewer, you have to discuss...