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The Nonprofit Architect Podcast is designed to build, launch, and improve your nonprofit! We will build the bridge from business to nonprofits by interviewing experts from both sides.
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In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Wally Carmichael, the host of Men of Abundance Podcast. Wally is a retired Army Medic, Founder and Host of the Men of Abundance Podcast, Business Owner Growth Podcast and Founder of Abundance & Prosperity Business Mastery LLC. Born and raised in Phoenix Arizona, Wally joined the Army to get an education that college could not provide, travel the World and to escape what was clearly a destructive lifestyle. Wally is grateful to have traveled to 23 countries on five continents. He and his family have lived in Panama, Germany, Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Hawaii and currently lives in Tampa, Florida. Next to family, his greatest passion is hosting his Men of Abundance Podcast - The Pay it Forward Community, where he has conversations with other Abundant leaders as well as up and coming entrepreneurs, authors, and thought leaders living a Life of Abundance and Paying it Forward to their community and, in some cases, the World.   Conversation Highlights: [1:10} Wally gives a background on his business [9:23] Wally explains how he made great connections [11:56] Living a life of abundance with your family [13:33] something brand new [15:00] Wally explains why and how he started coaching [24:10] How we can work together instead of blocking each other [31:11] You can offload the bulk of the admin work [41:35] Convert your social media followers into monthly recurring donors [52:20] Where can you interact with Wally? wally@menofabundance.com   Remarkable quotes: “The more you have, the more you switch your attitude to gratitude. It is the key to unlocking everything that we have” “If you want to be a master at something, teach other people” “Provide as much education and information to others with no expectation of reciprocation” “We don't realize the power that's within each of us” “You can offload the bulk of the admin work that you're doing for 10 bucks an hour or so”   Special Reminder: Do not just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!   Resources: wally@menofabundance.com www.menofabundance.com   Bio: Wally Carmichael is the host of Men of Abundance Podcast. Wally is a retired Army Medic, Founder and Host of the Men of Abundance Podcast, Business Owner Growth Podcast and Founder of Abundance & Prosperity Business Mastery LLC. Born and raised in Phoenix Arizona, Wally joined the Army to get an education that college could not provide, travel the World and to escape what was clearly a destructive lifestyle. Wally is grateful to have traveled to 23 countries on five continents. He and his family have lived in Panama, Germany, Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Hawaii and currently lives in Tampa, Florida. Next to family, his greatest passion is hosting his Men of Abundance Podcast - The Pay it Forward Community, where he has conversations with other Abundant leaders as well as up and coming entrepreneurs, authors, and thought leaders living a Life of Abundance and Paying it Forward to their community and, in some cases, the World.   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect      
Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Wally Carmichael of Men of Abundance. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, April 13th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/      
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Chris Suchánek, the CEO at Firm Media, managing partner at CASKS Restaurant group and co-founder of Project Boon. Christopher leads Firm Media's client relationships and develops new business opportunities. As an experienced brand promoter, he has created some of the web's most prominent sites in the legal, medical, and dental industries.   Conversation Highlights: [00:42] Going from Good to Great…. [04:34] How did Chris get to the point where he is now? [08:30] Floyd Mayweather v/s Mohammad Ali [10:32] Nurturing up the feeling to Give! [16:24] Are you a COVID Hero? What you need to organize a smooth event? [23:01] How was the Thanksgiving event for the drive through? [25:48] The key to success is to keep going. [31:13] What actually is Failure? If you don't Quit, you Win!   Remarkable quotes: “The more your business grows, so does your responsibility to others.” “There has to be more to helping someone than just giving someone something.” “Boon, in Thai, means merit you get for doing a good deed." "Just because it's a nice to have, doesn’t mean it’s a have to have.” “If you get rejected, and never try again, you’re never going anywhere." Special Reminder:  "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!"   Resources: Donate here: https://projectboon.org/donate/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/projectboonevents Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/projectboon/ Website: https://projectboon.org/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christophersuchanek Email him at chris@firm-media.com Bio: Chris Suchánek is the CEO at Firm Media, managing partner at CASKS Restaurant group and co-founder of Project Boon. He defines himself as a social entrepreneur and enjoys being connected to others. Project Boon is his opportunity to give back a little of what has been given to him and his wife, Karina Suchánek. He believes that Project Boon is a vehicle for all of us to leave a small dent in the world we live in by making life a little better for others and helping people reach their goals and achieve their dreams wherever possible. Chris’ underlying principle is that the receiver of the gift is the gift to the giver and that those at Project Boon are the ones who are blessed by the people who attend our events and receive our services.   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect          
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Chris Suchanek Preview

2021-04-0201:08

Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Chris Suchanek, from Project Boon. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, April 6, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/      
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Greg Brooks, Rocket Station’s Director of Business Development.  Greg joins the Rocket Station team with an immense background in sales, both in the public and private sectors. He has led teams in many industries including sponsorship, fundraising, consumer packaged goods, military resale, and hospitality. His “People First” sales framework has allowed him to cultivate highly successful sales teams at each of his stops. This approach aligns perfectly with the core value at Rocket Station: Enhancing lives through better business. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Greg is not a huge fan of snow and now resides in Fort Worth, TX with his wife and two sons. Conversation Highlights: [01:22] Rocket Station’s purpose:  Full Fledged Virtual Staffing [08:12] If you don’t have to be there in person… [10:57] McDonald’s prices for Mercedes Benz value [15:50] Free giveaway…Most beautiful beaches [18:23] We don’t call anyone Client; we call everyone Partner. [20:18] How does this really apply to Non-Profits? [22:32] Dedicated Virtual Staffing [24:17] Don’t burn out your great people. [26:38] “We can’t do it alone.  Where is your Zone of Genius?” [30:26] “Is this about you or is it about your Mission?” [32:15] Make your “Oh Shoot” list [38:04] Contact Greg Brooks@Rocketstation.com  Remarkable quotes: “Don’t burn out your great people.” “It’s easy, start with your “Oh Shoot” list”. “Is this about you or is it about your mission?” “It makes me feel good knowing that I made a difference in the lives of people.”  Special Reminder: "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!" Resources:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregbrooks711/ https://rocketstation.com/ Bio: Greg joins the Rocket Station team with an immense background in sales, both in the public and private sectors. He has led teams in many industries including sponsorship, fundraising, consumer packaged goods, military resale, and hospitality. His “People First” sales framework has allowed him to cultivate highly successful sales teams at each of his stops. This approach aligns perfectly with the core value at Rocket Station: Enhancing lives through better business. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Greg is not a huge fan of snow and now resides in Fort Worth, TX with his wife and two sons. Greg Brooks Rocket Station's Director of Business Development Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect   Podcast Guide: https://nonprofitarchitect.org/ultimate-podcast-guide/  
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Greg Brooks Preview

2021-03-2600:59

Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Greg Brooks of Rocket Station. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 30th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/      
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Cynthia Gregory, as a nonprofit leader with more than two decades in the field and as a certified Co-Active Coach, Cynthia Gregory knows that no one works harder or deserves more validation than nonprofit fundraisers, executives, and cultural change-makers. Cynthia works with nonprofit leaders to develop smart strategic plans, steward their staff to achieve top performance, and make more powerful decisions. Conversation Highlights: [01:57] Who is Cynthia Gregory? [03:13] What is Leadership Wellness? If you don’t make your matrix then you can’t serve your mission. [05:33] The story of two Woodcutters….. [09:56] How to rejuvenate yourself? Chronic stress is not our friend. [18:34] The journey from journalism to Nonprofits…. Should Nonprofits write a book? [23:46] How to live the 4-hour Work Week? [27:58] How can someone change your life? [32:19] You don’t have to have all the answers!   Remarkable quotes: “You give so much that it eventually becomes hard for you to say NO!” “You can’t make good decisions when you are stressed out.” “You are worth taken care of!” “You can’t get what you want if you don’t let people know what you want.”   Special Reminder: "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!"   Resources: Cynthia Gregory Coaching + Consulting: https://www.facebook.com/coachcynthia.gregory Website: https://cgregorycreativity.com/ LinkedIn: com/in/GregoryCynthia Cell: 503-360-6570 Email her at: cgregory@eldercarealliance.org   Bio: Through her executive coaching practice, Cynthia supports nonprofit leaders with individual and team coaching, and through Nonprofit Leadership Mastermind Group facilitation. Cynthia earned her BA, journalism from Gonzaga University, and her MFA, creative writing, from Mills College. Cynthia is widely published, and author of Journaling As Sacred Practice: An Act of Extreme Bravery. She helps her clients make more strategic life and business decisions, develop better work-life balance, and change outdated beliefs that hold them back.   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect          
Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Cynthia Gregory, Certified Co-Active Coach. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity that provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. Additionally, he is a Founding member of Warriors for Freedom Foundation a leadership institute focused on the mental, physical, and wellness support of our wounded Veterans and their families. He is the spokesperson for AROGA Health. Finally, Major Ed is the Founder of Warrior Nation, a movement focused on the rights of liberty, freedom, and patriotism with an autobiography entitled Warrior for Freedom: Challenge, Triumph and Change, the Major Ed Pulido Story. Conversation Highlights: [00:49] The ventures of Major Ed Pulido... [04:32] How to Build Relationships with people In the Nonprofit world, storytelling is one of the most impactful things. Lifting people up is the most important thing. What is your end goal? [14:02] The mission of the John Daly and Major Ed; Heart of a Lion Foundation. [22:56] Getting back to the roots... [25:33] The map to success! [28:21] Exploring the unfavorable side. [35:12] What is the Dirt Bag Mentality? [39:39] The small organizations grow into the bigger ones! Define your Mission! How to choose your Board Members?   Remarkable quotes: “My goal is to give people the advice and the steps they need to help their Nonprofit work better.” “It’s always Mission first, People always!” “Sometimes the hardest things to do are when it’s the hardest times.” “We are stronger together!”   Special Reminder:  "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!"   Resources: Major Ed’s Book: https://majored.org/shop/ Bio: Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity which provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. Additionally, he is a Founding member of Warriors for Freedom Foundation a leadership institute focused on the mental, physical, and wellness support of our wounded Veterans and their families. He is the spokesperson for AROGA Health. Major Ed is the Founder of Warrior Nation, a movement focused on the rights of liberty, freedom, and patriotism with an autobiography entitled Warrior for Freedom: Challenge, Triumph and Change, the Major Ed Pulido Story. Finally, Major Ed is Co-Founder of the John Daly, Major Ed Heart of a Lion Foundation. The mission of the John Daly and Major Ed Heart of a Lion Foundation is to provide mental, physical, and wellness support to our nation’s children, first responders, and America’s Veterans. JDME supports St. Jude's Children’s Hospital and Boys and Girls of America by providing financial support to them from events where John Daly participates. Major Ed Pulido; Army (retired) https://www.jdme.org/ Cell:  405-833-9092 Email him at epulido@jdme.org   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect      
Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 16th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/    
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Judy Skilling, a mother, an emergency room nurse, a High-Performance Coach, and a U.S Navy veteran. She served in the U.S. Navy for 7 years as a Hospital Corpsman. She helps military and veteran entrepreneurs maximize productivity by minimizing distractions, enhance wellness to increase day-to-day energy, and maintain a healthy work-life balance. Starting from their own experience, they end up giving some powerful tips building a strategic plan for your NonProfit that actually works. Listen in now and be informed.   Conversation Highlights: [05:20] Are you sabotaging your own success? [09:04] Recognising the process of Self-Sabotaging…. [15:18] How to tackle the Shiny Object Syndrome? Our Brain thrives on our novelty! Say NO to Shiny Objects unless you are aligned with your Goal! [25:38] How can taking on too many projects sabotage your end goal? [28:31] You get 80% of your result from 20% of the work you do! [32:26] Establishing the boundaries…. Learn to say NO! [38:48] How to implement the tips in your life?   Remarkable quotes: “Once I understood the power of coaching, I fell in love with it.” “If you win, I win!” “If I won’t wash dishes, I won’t have anything to cook.” “Ideas mean nothing without action!”   Special Reminder:  "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!"   Resources: Judy's Website:  https://www.judyskilling.com/ Bio: Judy Skilling is a Certified High-Performance Coach and a U.S. Navy Veteran.  She helps military and veteran entrepreneurs maximize productivity by minimizing distractions, enhance wellness to increase day-to-day energy, and maintain a healthy work-life balance.  Outside of coaching, her work has been featured in Entrepreneur, Medium, Elephant Journal, and Addicted2Success.  Judy is passionate about contributing to the veteran community so that they can reach levels of success beyond the military.  In her free time, Judy enjoys cooking for friends and family, reading books, and creating bucket list adventures.   Judy Skilling Email her at:  judyskilling@gmail.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judyskillinghpcvet/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/judyskillingHPCVet Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect          
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Judy Skilling Preview

2021-03-0501:36

Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Judy Skilling, Certified High-Performance Coach. You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 9th, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/    
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Kalley Dunn, the Senior Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives at AmFunds. Goal-oriented, mission-focused Director of Development and Strategy who thrives on helping others help themselves. With over nine years of professional client-focused management experience, she profoundly values positive relationships and partnerships. Does your non-profit organization have a shortage of funding? If so, be proactive and connect with her today! Starting from their own experience, they end up giving some powerful tips building a strategic plan for your NonProfit that actually works. Listen in now and be informed. Conversation Highlights: [01:49] What do they do at AmFund? [06:24] How to partner with AmFund for fundraising? [12:15] Continuing that communication line….. The importance of the “Know Before You Go” Document. What is ‘The Rule of 7’? [20:12] Invite yourself to the Party! [22:15] What are some of the coolest fundraisers Kalley has been a part of? [23:25] What does the competition as a fundraiser looks like? [28:09] Getting the community involved….. [29:53] AmFund developed their very own Auction platform. [32:16] Everything you need to know about the Fundraising Travel Program. [36:25] What AmFund is currently focusing on?   Remarkable quotes: “Someone already invented the wheel, you don’t have to reinvent it!” “You just need to start with your research.” “There is no rest in Fundraising.” “The Fundraising Travel Program is all about helping Patrons travel for a good cause.”   Special Reminder: "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!" Resources: Check out the interview with Preston Cone: https://nonprofitarchitect.org/PrestonCone https://www.amfund.org/ Call them: 407-895-8000 Check out the importance of the ‘Know Before You Go’ Document:  https://www.amfund.org/post/virtual-event-management-the-importance-of-the-know-before-you-go-document Download the Know Before You Go Document:  https://nonprofitarchitect/know   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect       Bio: Kalley Dunn, Senior Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives Driven, focused, charismatic, and kind, Kalley is the ideal development professional. She knows how to set goals and achieve them. Her nine-plus years of experience in nonprofit management, combined with her commitment to volunteering, make her a true leader in the nonprofit community. From providing education as a professional sales trainer to managing membership for one of the most well-known girl-led organizations in the world, Kalley has a wide array of expertise to share with the nonprofits with whom AmFund partners. Contact Kalley Dunn: Email her at: kdunn@amfund.org www.amfund.org https://www.facebook.com/kalley.dunnhttps://www.facebook.com/AmFund https://www.linkedin.com/company/amfund--american-fundraising-foundation/
Kalley Dunn Preview

Kalley Dunn Preview

2021-02-2601:12

Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Kalley Dunn, Senior Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives for AmFund- American Fundraising Foundation You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/    
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Alec Green, a seasoned marketing professional with a performance-driven, analytical focus. His expertise is in building, planning, and executing marketing programs to generate qualified leads and drive new business. He has led all aspects of marketing strategy and product management including product launches, promotions, public relations, online marketing, content marketing, thought leadership, lead generation, and sales cycle management. Starting from their own experience, they end up giving some powerful tips building a strategic plan for your NonProfit that actually works. Listen in now and be informed. Reminder To find out more about the NonProfit Board Summit visit: https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/summit Conversation Highlights: [02:54] Alec’s role at the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation. [04:15] Exploring the brain seeking essentials for the Nonprofits…. The need for professional development. TAKEAWAY #1 - Individuals can go and sign up for tonnes of programs available at the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, without paying even a single buck. [10:06] What do you need to get included at NonprofitReady or DisasterReady? [11:42] Getting started in the Nonprofit sector….. [16:04] How does going to a business school help impact the vision of what Alec does for Nonprofit? [20:51] Do systems help the Nonprofit world? Data is the key to improve decision-making. Knowing what those things are is gonna make the difference between success and failure. Who is your audience? [27:45] “Our goal is not to increase our numbers but to maximize our impact.” [33:00] How to build your audience? Getting your message out there…..   Remarkable quotes: “If you wanna go fast, go alone! If you wanna go far, go in a group!" “What we found in the Nonprofit organizations, primarily the larger ones, is that there is a need for ongoing professional development.” “Our mission is to increase the access to education and enable the Nonprofits to have a greater impact.” “People in the Nonprofit sector know that Nonprofits are businesses.” “Do the things that come easy to you but seem really hard for others and ultimately you will get your word out there!”   Special Reminder: Free Online Training for the Nonprofit Professional https://www.nonprofitready.org   "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!" Check out the interview with Preston Cone https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/interview-preston-cone-facebook-ads-email-copy-secrets/id1481292481?i=1000470217402 Resources: https://www.cornerstoneondemand.org/ https://www.nonprofitready.org https://www.disasterready.org/   Bio: As Chief Marketing Evangelist, Alec Green is responsible for developing the overall marketing plan and strategy for the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, executing all outbound communications, increasing visibility of the Foundation’s programs, and building engagement with our partners and beneficiaries. Previously, Alec was Vice President of Marketing at The Search Agency, the largest independent online marketing agency in the U.S. He has also held marketing leadership roles at Zynx Health and Amgen Inc. and began his career as a seventh-grade mathematics teacher in the New York Unified School District. Alec holds an MBA in marketing from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA in psychology and sociology from Amherst College.   Alec Green alecgreen@csodfoundation.org https://www.linkedin.com/ Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect      
Alec Green Preview

Alec Green Preview

2021-02-1901:03

Check out this video preview of The Nonprofit Architect Podcast where Travis interviews Alec Green, the Chief Marketing Evangelist for Cornerstone On Demand Foundation.   You don't want to miss the full episode, which will be released Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast player!  i.e. Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify Excited to announce we made Feedspot's Top 45 Nonprofit Podcasts! Check out the full list at https://blog.feedspot.com/nonprofit_podcasts/    
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Sarah Jean Knox, a fundraising, benefit, and charity auctioneer who raises revenue for organizations and nonprofits around the nation. Starting from their own experience, they end up giving some powerful tips building a strategic plan for your Nonprofit that actually works. Listen in now and be informed. Reminder To find out more about the Nonprofit Board Summit visit: https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/summit Conversation Highlights: [03:29] Transitioning in-person events and auctioneering to online….. [09:14] Why raising money and selling products considered a dirty word in the Nonprofit world? Is selling products really bad? What kind of elements do you need to engage people for 30 or 40 minutes? How virtual events opened up new opportunities in the Nonprofit sector? [20:06] Position the Donor as the hero! [27:07] How Sarah was able to raise funds even after a big technical issue? [28:49] Helping them tap into their networks….. Have you asked your network to share this post? [33:50] The need to connect with your audience. [38:04] What is the best way to show appreciation?   Remarkable quotes: “If you wanna go fast, go alone! If you wanna go far, go in a group!" “No ones gonna give money to solve the problems that they don’t know exist.” You're either shutting your doors or having a record year “If you connect with your audience in the right way, your mission as a Nonprofit is powerful enough to get those funds.”   "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!" Resources: Sarah's Website: https://www.sarahtheauctioneer.com Sarah on LinkedIn Instagram Facebook YouTube   Bio: Sarah is a Fundraising Event Auctioneer who works with nonprofits, schools, and organizations prior to their event to create a customized strategy for their program, live auction, and fundraising appeal that their guests will respond to. She focuses on keeping their mission at the forefront of the event. It is one of her favorite things to stand in front of your guests and give them authentic and meaningful opportunities to help you do the important and world-changing work you do. Over the past 10 years, she has seen thousands upon thousands of people raise millions of dollars to make this world a better place, which is only possible because of the work you do every day.   Sarah Jean Knox Email her at sarahjeanknox@gmail.com Follow on Twitter @sarahjeanknox   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect        
In this episode of the Nonprofit Architect Podcast Travis speaks with Sara LeCarno; a first responder. Hearing her experience will remind you why you are serving your mission. Reminder To find out more about the Nonprofit Board Summit visit: https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/summit   Conversation Highlights: [02:23] Getting involved in the VeteransForLife! [06:41] How going through this type of program changes your perspective Memorable Quotes: 1. Shifting your perspective gives you a better outcome 2. Asking for help doesn't mean you're helpless 3. You can take any class but until you look in yourself it won't click 4. Self evaluate and begin the healing process 5. If you absorb someone's bad day then you have a bad day Bio: Sara was born and raised in Portland, OR. She left home at 18 to live on the east coast for a few years before moving to Amarillo, TX for 8 years. She was nationally certified as an EMT out of Amarillo College. She was hired on shortly after with Amarillo Medical Services before American Medical Response came to the area. It was then that AMS would transition over to AMR. She transitioned to Springfield, MO for the last 8 years. She is training as a Wilderness EMT certification through NOLS in hopes of becoming part of a Search and Rescue team at a state park. She is certified in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and a member of FEMA’s Disaster Response Team. She has also been an FTO lead for 4 years. Sara LeCarno (417) 849-8566 saralecarno@yahoo.com   Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: https://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect  
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Tamisha Sales, Co-Founder of Educational and Community Strategies. Tamisha helps to reduce educational and community disparities by training school leaders, mission-driven organizations, and individuals on unconscious bias and its impact on internal and external outcomes. Starting from their own experience, they end up giving some powerful tips on building a strategic plan for your Non-Profit that actually works. Listen in now and be informed. Reminder To find out more about the Nonprofit Board Summit visit: https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/summit Conversation Highlights: [02:57] Building sustaining partnerships…..(How the Community Action Partnership of North Alabama help to reduce the causes and consequences of Poverty?) [05:07] People accept whatever is presented to them without questioning it. [08:46] Who should be on my Board? [12:23] You need to align your board recruitment process with your overall business plan. [18:49] How old is Sale's organization? [20:16] Getting the right 'Who' on the bus before you do the right 'What'…. How can they add value to your organization? [24:47] The three-step communication process. [27:38] What to do after setting up the board? Program development is a never-ending cycle. What is Community Assessment? [34:12] Go out and ask what can you do better? [37:00] A Ph.D. in Education? What's on the horizon?   Remarkable quotes: "If you wanna go fast, go alone! If you wanna go far, go in a group!" "Don't let others mold your future." "You have a choice every day is it Positive or Negative?" "Make your decision; Break the cycle." "Diversity is more than race." "Make sure you have conviction in your mission."   Make sure to listen to The episode with Ned Murray.  "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!" Resources: Email to: tamisha@educationalandcommunitystrategies.com Text to ECS list to 22828 Connect with Tamisha on LinkedIn @Salestamisha on Twitter ECStrategies on Facebook  http://www.educationalandcommunitystrategies.com/ Bio: Tamisha Sales, M.Ed., owner and co-founder of Educational and Community Strategies, is a committed nonprofit and community partnership leader with nearly two decades of experience serving the community. Sales has documented success in building sustained community partnerships and increasing nonprofit funding that drives innovative changes and lasting community impact. She is experienced in case management, program development and evaluation, training and presenting, recruitment, and retention and advocating for marginalized populations. Tamisha Sales’ career passion is to positively impact individuals by guiding organizational solutions that take outcomes to the next level. Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  Website: https://nonprofitarchitect.org  Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect    
In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Cowboy Jax Young, CEO/ Founder of SHF, disabled Veteran, service-connected TBI, and suicide survivor founded Save Home Front in 2016. Honorably discharged from the 101st Airborne Division 1st of the 502nd Infantry “Air Assault". After finding out that his battle buddy was killed in Iraq in '03, he elected to pursue a professional entertainment career.  Starting from their own experience, they end up by giving some powerful tips building a strategic plan for your Non-Profit that actually works. Listen in now and be informed. Reminder To find out more about the Nonpofit Board Summit   visit: https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/summit Conversation Highlights: [02:31] What is SHF(SAVE Home Front)? [05:28] Service to this country is temporary! [08:05] Beyond the boot camp… [14:17] How SHF got to build a mind-blowing bike?  [20:02] Having a bigger vision....(What it takes to bring people together and make them work towards a common goal?)  [23:33] Small businesses take about 3 years to get into the black! [28:52] The need to update your vision.  [34:14] Take the time to build your brand. [37:27] If you are in Nonprofit and you are not interested in making money, then you are in the wrong space.  [41:28] A tribute to Veterans… Be a part of history!  [46:00] An advice for newbies! Remarkable quotes: "If you wanna go fast, go alone! If you wanna go far, go in a group!"  "It's one thing to be a able to say that's not who I am, it's another to show matrix that express who I really am." "Getting into the Nonprofit realm is ten times harder than the For-profit realm."  "Don't reinvent the wheel find a way that makes the wheel work for you." "You are not good at whatever you want to be good at, you are good at whatever you are meant to be good at!"  Become a part of history! Get your very own American Chopper Shirt.  "Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!" Resources: shfveterans.org REACH OUT to SHF veterans Jax on LinkedIn     Bio: CEO/Founder, Cowboy Jax Young is a disabled Veteran and suicide survivor with service-connected traumatic brain injury who founded Save Home Front (SHF) in 2016. Honorably discharged from the 101st Airborne Division, 1st of the 502nd Infantry “Air Assault.” After finding out that his battle buddy was killed in Iraq in ’03, he elected to pursue a career in professional entertainment which has proved to be multi-faceted, over 20 years. This journey has led SHF in creating on-going relationships with celebrities, world influencers, and public figures who serve and support our country. These partnerships with Veterans and Community Neighbors (non-Veterans) is the purpose of the Life After the Uniform Movement; substantiating that “A proper depiction makes all the difference.” SAVE Home Front (SHF) Mission statement: Provision of an opportunity system for U.S. Veteran careers, "A Help Up, Not a Hand Out." Vision: A world where Military Veterans and Community Neighbors understand their equal value, through the accurate depiction of one another. Slogan: "A Help Up, Not a Hand Out” in life after the uniform. Motto: A proper depiction makes all the difference. “Cowboy” Jax Young ceo.founder.shf@gmail.com Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect
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