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Decision-Making like Ben Franklin

Decision-Making like Ben Franklin

The simple t-chart, used by Benjamin Franklin himself, can simplify the complex decision-making within any organization. Useful in your personal and professional life, this method can clarify your considerations as a leader and can also help facilitate team/board...

Meeting Your Goals in the New Year

Meeting Your Goals in the New Year

Only 8% of us meet our yearly goals each December.  Why is that? How can we do better?  Listen here to find out how you can set SMART goals, leverage accountability, and shift to a more productive mindset for the year. Join us for this episode of the NP...

Are You a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset?

Are You a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset?

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, discuss the studies that they found about mindset and the book entitled, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Episode Highlights: What was valuable about mindset?...

We Learned a Lot in 2020, Right?

We Learned a Lot in 2020, Right?

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, discuss the four different paths that leaders have taken in the last four years and it’s relevance on the nonprofit side. Episode Highlights: What did Scott learn from 2020,...

Tips for Cost Savings During COVID

Tips for Cost Savings During COVID

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, discuss the actions or elements that could be cut to save money in your organization and those that are not wise to cut.  Episode Highlights: Scott thinks that many...

Helpful Tips for Navigating COVID Challenges

Helpful Tips for Navigating COVID Challenges

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, discuss how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting small organizations differently than larger organizations and share tips on how to navigate the challenges brought by the crisis....

Engaging the Board Is Boring, Here Is How to Make It Fun

Engaging the Board Is Boring, Here Is How to Make It Fun

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, discuss how to engage your board and how to make the engagement fun and meaningful for the board members. Episode Highlights: Scott gives a summary of the ways to engage your...

Engaging the Board Is Hard, Here Is How to Make It Easy

Engaging the Board Is Hard, Here Is How to Make It Easy

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts, Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, share three basic tips on engaging your board and talk about understanding your vision and its significance in the foundation of your Nonprofit.  Episode Highlights:...

Measure Your Mission, Your Two Bottom Lines

Measure Your Mission, Your Two Bottom Lines

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts, Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, discuss the definition of nonprofit and finding a way to measure its mission, as well as the three parts of a bottom line. Episode Highlights: Scott thinks that most well...

The Fundraising Pyramid, Know It to Grow Your Nonprofit

The Fundraising Pyramid, Know It to Grow Your Nonprofit

In this episode of the NP Local podcast, co-hosts, Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, MPA, CFRE, continue to discuss funding and fundraising. Jason and Scott talk about the fundraising pyramid and understanding each layer of the pyramid. Episode Highlights: Scott...