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Membership Organizations, Featuring Joy Duling

Membership Organizations, Featuring Joy Duling

Join host Scott Niermann as he talks with Consultant and Speaker Joy Duling about the importance of nonprofit membership, trade, and professional associations. Consider some key points from Joy that can help build your membership organization following the pandemic,...

Nonprofit Insurance: What You Need To Know

Nonprofit Insurance: What You Need To Know

In this episode of the NP Local podcast hosted by Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, they discuss what kind of insurance is appropriate for nonprofits. Episode Highlights: Jason shares what the traits are that a person must have when an executive is looking for an agent....

Policies: What’s Most Important and Why

Policies: What’s Most Important and Why

In this episode of the NP Local podcast hosted by Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, they discuss the different types of board policies and what it’s all about. Episode Highlights: Scott mentions why crafting policies is not his favorite as a nonprofit director....

Strategic Planning: Putting Your Mission Into Action

Strategic Planning: Putting Your Mission Into Action

Does your organization use a strategic plan to implement your mission? Do you set goals with board and constituent buy-in? Join Jason Cass and Scott Niermann for a discussion about the importance of strategic planning, and why it is essential for your team...

Identifying Your Nonprofit’s Core Values, Vision and Mission

Identifying Your Nonprofit’s Core Values, Vision and Mission

In this episode of the NP Local podcast hosted by Jason Cass and Scott Niermann, they discuss why the vision, mission and core values are some of the most significant factors that leaders do and their definitions. Episode Highlights: Scott shares a story about Peter...

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...