The Future of Work: Flexible Work & The Gig Economy
Jun
13
8:30 AM08:30

The Future of Work: Flexible Work & The Gig Economy

Working 9-5 – no longer the best way to make a living? Flexible working schedules are in demand from today’s employees, and more employees are taking advantage of short-term work in the “gig economy”. In this session my co-presenter John and I will cover some of the data and trends behind this shift in the modern workplace, as well as how you can keep up with changing expectations.

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Beyond the Spreadsheet: Giving Your Board the Data They Want and the Information They Need
Jun
13
10:30 AM10:30

Beyond the Spreadsheet: Giving Your Board the Data They Want and the Information They Need

Are you worried that your board members don’t really “get” the work you are doing?

Are they asking the same questions over and over – never seeming to read the
materials you send them?

In this fun and engaging session I will team up with COMPAS Executive Director Dawne Brown White and draw on our experience to help you review the fundamentals of communicating with your board and avoid some common pitfalls. 

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Beyond the Spreadsheet: Giving Your Board the Data They Want and the Information They Need
Jun
27
10:30 AM10:30

Beyond the Spreadsheet: Giving Your Board the Data They Want and the Information They Need

Are you worried that your board members don’t really “get” the work you are doing?

Are they asking the same questions over and over – never seeming to read the
materials you send them?

In this fun and engaging session I will team up with COMPAS Executive Director Dawne Brown White and draw on our experience to help you review the fundamentals of communicating with your board and avoid some common pitfalls. 

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Better Together: Minnesota Edition
Jun
12
3:30 PM15:30

Better Together: Minnesota Edition

Are you frustrated with your board leadership? Are your volunteers focused on all the wrong things, and undermining your fundraising success? In this fun and engaging session Courtney and Juliana will draw on their own experience working as board members and staff members to help you review the fundamentals of healthy board/staff relationships, avoid some common pitfalls, and come away with new skills for building positive and effective relationships with volunteers.

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Better Together: Building Strong Volunteer/Staff Relationships for Organizational Succes
Apr
15
4:00 PM16:00

Better Together: Building Strong Volunteer/Staff Relationships for Organizational Succes

  • New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (map)
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I can't wait to see you in my beloved second home of New Orleans for the AFP International Fundraising Conference! 

In this session I will be joined by my amazing colleague and friend, Jermaine Smith. We will share how you can build better relationships with board members and other volunteers, using real-life examples from Jermaine and my experience working together as board member and development staff at the Young Leadership Council in New Orleans.

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