Ep 159 | How to Use Downtime to Be More Productive Long-term

When things are a little slower, like in the summer, we can go into panic mode. Instead, we can look at it as a way to get back to basics and clean up house. It helps to bring things back so that you can be more effective all the time. What you'll learn: → how to...

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Ep 157 | Build Better Relationships with Networking

Wouldn't it feel amazing to not have anxiety when you show up to a networking event or a conference? There are so many things that come into our heads when we show up but a few simple mind flips can really help with creating a better experience for you. Brendan has...

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Ep 154 | My Updated Morning Routine

A morning routine is nothing new, but since January our schedules have changed and with it my morning routine. It's been a while since I've shared what my mornings look like so I thought why not now! What you'll learn: → why a morning routine helps productivity.→ my...

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Ep 153 | Streamlining Your Team and Getting More Done

Finding employees right now can be difficult. So how can we streamline what we're doing and make the most of the employees we have. It comes to thinking outside of the box when it comes to job roles and thinking about who does what.  What you'll learn: → how to...

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Ep 151 | What I’ve Learned in 5 Years In Business

I recently just celebrated my fifth year in business! I can't believe it's already been that long! There are a few lessons I learned the hard way as I've grown my business so I'm sharing them with you incase the resonate with where you're at in the growth of your...

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Ep 148 | How to Reach Your Target Market with Tim Fitzpatrick

We all know we need to market to our target market, but so many conversations stop at figuring out who they are. How do you go about then marketing to them and testing what's working and what's not. That's what we discuss in this episode of the podcast. It's time to...

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Ep 147 | Removing Limiting Beliefs with Michelle Duarte

Do you ever wonder what allows one person to be successful and the other not when they have seemingly the same recourses? It all comes down to mindset. How are we setting ourselves up for success and what do we do that is holding us back. What You'll Learn: → how to...

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Ep 145 | Creating a Givers Community with EA Csolkovits

Who you surround yourself is so important. We all know that! You don't want to be the smartest person in the room right, that's not how you grow. But how do you go about finding the people to surround yourself with? That's the tricky part and what we are covering in...

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Ep 143 | Pep Talk with Denise Morrison

Look, it's not easy to start an organization. It's a big leap of faith and it requires you to keep perservering. I have loved working with Denise and how she tackles things. Her story is so inspiring to me. And I thought it might be to you as well! What You'll Learn:...

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Ep 141 | Taking Control of Your Calendar

It's time to take back control of your calendar. You've made it through the holidays. We're a couple months into the new year. It's time to get back on a schedule and routine so you can get more of the important work done! I'm sharing some ways I control my calendar...

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Ep 134 | Setting Goals for 2022

Are you someone who makes new year’s resolutions or not? In this episode, we discuss consistency, showing up, balanced work life, and how you can set your goals for the year. In addition, we look at professional and financial goals, how you can achieve them and focus...

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Ep 133 | End of Year Reflections

In our last episode of 2021, I want to take a minute to reflect and take some time to walk you through some of the processes that I do at the end of the year and what I do when I’m planning for the next year. What you will learn: → What I love doing at the end of the...

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Ep 130 | Marketing Lessons from Stranger Things

I recently just finished the first three seasons of the Stranger Things series and now waiting for the fourth season in 2022. Whether you’re a fan or not, the series has some key marketing lessons I learned that I’m going to share with you. Here are the five things...

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Ep 129 | Avoiding Burnout with Katie Matusky

Fundraising is, its kind of like sales. You know what I mean? It really is the same thing. It's just that instead of selling a product or service, you're just raising funds to be able to offer it. But I think that you need a good process for qualifying quote, unquote,...

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Ep 127 | 5 Lessons I Learned from my Entrepreneurial Family

Being an entrepreneur is difficult. All the things happen and it’s an emotional rollercoaster. In this episode, I share with you the five lessons I learned from my entrepreneurial family.  What you will hear in this episode: → My backstory→ Networking→Think outside...

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Ep 125 | The Power of Implementing with Amber McCue

I once was feeling a lot of pressure to get things right. And to do things, right. And to you know, little perfectionism popping up. And I asked a mentor of mine, you know, what if I really mess this up? And he said, That's right, you'll do better tomorrow. We're...

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Ep 124 | What Motivates Your Donors

In this episode, I will share with you the different ways we can get sponsorships and donations for our businesses. Building the support system and those amenities that those top-level executives would love, supporting the community, and how we can have the...

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Ep 116 | Branding and Messaging with Lee Wochner

The days of mainstream are over. There are no mainstream hit singles. I don't even know what a hit single is anymore. There are no mainstream television shows. All of the audience has been carved up. And Alvin and Heidi Toffler predicted this in the Third Wave in the...

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Ep 112 – Power of the Handwrytten Card with David Wachs

How do you thank you donors? And does it happen just after they've received their gift or do you thank them various times throughout the year? Sending a thank you card that is personalized and handwritten can make a major impact and set you apart from the other...

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Ep 108 | Lessons I’ve Learned From the Road

Traveling for months has its benefits for sure. It's also tricky when it comes to managing schedules and balancing time with friends and family and making sure I'm getting all the things done. I'm sharing with you what I've learned from my first few weeks on the road....

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Ep 105 | Embracing Change

Change isn't always easy but it's inevitable. Whether it's change happening in your personal or professional life it still affects what you get done and how. I personally love change. It challenges me and helps me grow and learn. Nothing can grow if it doesn't change....

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Ep 101 | The Importance of Asking

Why do some organizations get people to share on social but you don't? Why do some organization have an easier time getting their donors to give again, or volunteer more often? The easiest answer is this....THEY ASK!! If you ask for what you ned then you're much more...

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Ep 100 | My Favorite 9 Episodes From the Last 100

WOW! 100 episodes!! I can't believe it and am so thankful for all of you that listen each week. We've had some amazing episodes over the years so I'm sharing a few that have been the most popular and stood out to me. Want to skip ahead?  Here are some key takeaways:...

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Ep 98 | Don’t Do More Than You Have To

Managing your calendar can be stressful. And your to-do list might be growing forever long. I've mastered some organization skills with managing multiple programs, clients and marketing my business. I'm sharing with you what I do to help you get your calendar under...

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Ep 97 | What to Do Before and After an Online Conference

Are you tempted to sign up for every single conference or online event that pops up on your Facebook feed! Yes, learning is always good and I always recommend challenging yourself, but there is a time and place where these events can help you grow and where they can...

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Ep 95 | Building Your Business from Scratch to Multi-Millions

I think what what causes failure for a lot of entrepreneurs, particularly new ones, younger ones, kind of millennial entrepreneurs, and Gen Z entrepreneurs is that they just give up too quickly. They don't realize that, look, it's gonna take you a year just to figure...

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Ep 94 | Starting Conversations with Patrick Kirby

One of my mentors, and I've used this, I've used this thing that he said, forever. For the longest period of time, one of my fundraising mentors said, Never ask for a major gift unless you know the name of your donors dog. And he said it now like it was in passing,...

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Ep 93 | Remembering to Care for Ourselves

So I want to want to say that, again, the things that people think you should be doing for self care aren't really resonating with you. And the the genius of that, is it those are things for other people that may resonate with them. And that's great. The thing about...

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Ep 89 | How I End My Year

Congratulations on making it through 2020! I can't wait to see what 2021 brings to your organization. Pop some champagne! We did it! 2020 was a year for the record books and whatever it brought you and your organization, you made it. That's definitely worth...

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Ep 87 | Empathy and your Donors with Ali Cammelletti

And one of the nonprofit's that really speaks to me right now is Kids Center. And it just always has, and what is happening in homes and how it's even more, it's happening more intensely as everything is with all of our different giving options. And so I got a...

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Ep 80 | Why Relationship Marketing is Important

Are you struggling to build relationships with current and potential donors online? Just because we have to do more online instead of in-person doesn't mean that relationships have to change. In this episode we talk about how to build relationships online. In this...

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Ep 79 | Time to Start Planning for Next Year

And this is really important if you have multiple departments to kind of come together and do this as a team. Because your development team might say, Okay, well, we have these five fundraisers that we're going to do in order to hit our financial fundraising goals....

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Ep 78 | Treating All Donors Like your Major Donors

We've done some stuff with next after we just actually launched a study in multi-channel fundraising, like how productive it is to get to donors on multiple channels. But in some of their research, they looked at what percentage of major donors come from small and...

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Ep 77 | Relieving Stress and Staying Organized

Are you struggling each day to figure out a routine that works for you, your family AND your remote team? We have you covered in this episode! Share your favorite organization techniques below! Organization is hard in normal times. Now you're dealing with more people...

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Ep 73 | Ways to Say Thank You to your Donors

What creative ways do you say thank you to your donors? Don't forget in this season to ensure you're saying thank you to your audience. And you can stand out with all the noise by thinking out of the box and doing some fun thank yous. Pull your team together, listen...

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Ep 71 | Keep your Team Connected While Working Remote

Don't freak out about being a remote office. It might be going on longer than we expected but with some simple adjustments you can make it work! It can be tricky to navigate working and leading teams when everyone is working remotely. But with a few simple tools, you...

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Ep 64 | Why We’re Pivoting our Business and Should You?

And as I started to sit with kind of what was happening in the world around us and my background, I realized that I really wanted to get back to serving nonprofits. And it just felt good to me. And because fundraisers were being canceled, and because and you know,...

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Ep 62 | Staying In Front of Your Audience

How will you stay in front of your audience so that they're ready to buy when you're ready sell? If you're short on ideas, I'm giving you 3 in this quick episode. Staying in front of your audience is so important, even if you aren't selling right now. And these three...

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Ep 60 | Getting Your Schedule Organized

Don't let your calendar take hold of you. You're in charge. And here's how I do it. I haven't been that consistent with my content lately - and it's been driving me nuts. Going into week 5 of staying at home, with the whole family, has had its ups and downs. And now...

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Ep 58 | My Dad and Business Part II: Innovation

The one challenge you have with trying to protect the planet, not use plastic, all of those things, is that at the end of the day, the consumer has to decide if that's important. And, whether it adds cost or it adds inconvenience or whatever change it makes, in...

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Ep 57 | My Dad and Business Part I : Entrepreneurship

The one thing that remains a contstant for most of us is our values.  So even though we didn't know how to respond to the things that are outside of our control, the one thing we can do is stay true to our own character, who we are as an individual, who we are as a...

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Ep 52 | A Week in the Life

I'm sharing my "typical" week with you in hopes it'll help you out, and maybe you'll even be able to give me some ideas about how to be more efficient! Hitting you up with what my week looks like.  I did say that I'd go through Saturday - but it looks like you get me...

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Ep 50 | Celebrating your Wins

I'm celebrating 50 episodes, what are you celebrating? What You'll Learn When you're running a business, it's hard not to remember to celebrate your wins.  Since I just hit 50 episodes, I thought I'd take this opportunity to celebrate with you.  And encourage you to...

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Ep 49 | Balancing Work and Home Life

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Do you work from home and struggle to keep work and home separate?  I brought my daughter in (for a bit) to chat about this. What You'll Learn Working from...

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Ep 38 | New Years Resolutions

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories What are your thoughts on resolutions?  Do you like them or hate them? Kick off your business goals and resolutions with the Business Accelerator Workshop in...

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Ep 37 | Meet my Business Besties

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Meet the people in my life that help me with my business on a regular basis. They are local here with me and we support each other and keep each other...

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Ep 35 | Starting a Podcast with Katy Ipock

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Katy Ipock has thought about starting a podcast for a long time and she finally pulled the trigger!  We're chatting why now and how she can promote it to a...

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Ep 29 | Start Planning for 2020

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Are you planning for 2020 yet? I love planning things.  Some of my favorite things are strategizing clients. But you can come up with all the ideas and if...

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Ep 16 | Fighting Perfection

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Do you battle with perfectionism?  Then this episode is for you!  I'd love to hear in the comments below what your biggest struggle with perfectionism is!...

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