Episode 62: Giving Tuesday Happened: Now What?

Episode 62: Giving Tuesday Happened: Now What?

While strategies to solicit gifts from donors on Giving Tuesday can be all-consuming for nonprofits, the Giving Tuesday aftermath is really where you...
Episode 61: How Gratitude Impacts Your Leadership and Teams

Episode 61: How Gratitude Impacts Your Leadership and Teams

Living in an intentional state of gratitude impacts far more than just your mood. We’re focusing on shifting our mindsets to one of gratefulness...
Episode 60: Marketing Tactics Every Nonprofit & Ministry Should Know in 2020; Part 2

Episode 60: Marketing Tactics Every Nonprofit & Ministry Should Know in 2020; Part 2

It can be challenging keeping up with the latest and greatest marketing tools available to you. It seems like as soon as you get the hang of one...
Episode 59: Is #GivingTuesday beneficial for all nonprofits? Maybe not.

Episode 59: Is #GivingTuesday beneficial for all nonprofits? Maybe not.

On this episode, we're debating back and forth on whether #GivingTuesday is actually beneficial for all nonprofits. There are some important...
Episode 58: 4 Ways to Step Up Your Creativity

Episode 58: 4 Ways to Step Up Your Creativity

Churches and nonprofits seem to have a constant pressure to always be on the leading edge of creativity. How do you keep your teams inspired? How do...
Episode 57: Marketing Tactics Every Nonprofit & Ministry Should Know in 2020

Episode 57: Marketing Tactics Every Nonprofit & Ministry Should Know in 2020

It can be challenging keeping up with the latest and greatest marketing tools available to you. It seems like as soon as you get the hang of one...
Episode 56: The One Thing Every Team Must Have

Episode 56: The One Thing Every Team Must Have

All strong, impactful and effective teams have one thing in common: trust. While "trust" can feel like an intangible and/or subjective team quality,...
Episode 55: How to Tell a Compelling Story for Your Brand

Episode 55: How to Tell a Compelling Story for Your Brand

For nonprofits and ministries, good storytelling can help you captivate donors, raise money and heighten awareness for your cause. And while there...
Episode 54: What Is Brand Messaging & Why Does It Matter?

Episode 54: What Is Brand Messaging & Why Does It Matter?

What you're communicating to your nonprofit or ministry's target audiences matters. If your message is confusing, unclear or irrelevant, there’s a...
Episode 53: 4 Ways to Avoid Mission Creep

Episode 53: 4 Ways to Avoid Mission Creep

It's easy to get caught up in doing good, isn't it? It's almost addicting. As a nonprofit, you have a specific goal and mission, but it can be easy...
Episode 52:  Welcoming Your Church Guests with Excellence

Episode 52: Welcoming Your Church Guests with Excellence

You can't make a second first impression. Making your church guests feel welcomed, catered to, and cared for from the moment they step foot in your...
Episode 51: 5 Ways to Minimize Card Testing Fraud On Your Nonprofit's Donation Page

Episode 51: 5 Ways to Minimize Card Testing Fraud On Your Nonprofit's Donation Page

Is your nonprofit at risk to becoming victim to credit card fraud? The answer is "yes." Sadly, now more than ever, nonprofits are experiencing the...
Episode 50: How to Keep Your Donors

Episode 50: How to Keep Your Donors

Are you retaining your current donor-base? Yes, new donors are important to your cause, but your current donors (the people who currently keep you...
Episode 49: Social Media Trends Your Nonprofit Should Know in 2019 | Part 2

Episode 49: Social Media Trends Your Nonprofit Should Know in 2019 | Part 2

Maurilio Amorim, The A Group CEO, dives into Part 2 of Social Media Trends Your Nonprofit Should Know in 2019. We reviewed the first four of the...
Episode 48: 5 Tips to Leading Loyal and Effective Teams

Episode 48: 5 Tips to Leading Loyal and Effective Teams

“Leadership” is no foreign concept to you. You’ve heard all about how to hone your leadership skills and sharpen your vision-casting. But on...
Episode 47: 4 Principles That Will Make You Indispensable at Work

Episode 47: 4 Principles That Will Make You Indispensable at Work

Employees who get the best results, see the most growth, and are the most valuable inside of nonprofit or ministry organizations have figured out how...
Episode 46: Social Media Trends Your Nonprofit Should Know in 2019

Episode 46: Social Media Trends Your Nonprofit Should Know in 2019

While new technology and new tools frequently change the digital landscape, one thing remains the same: social media is a critical component for your...
Episode 45: Marketing That Won't Cost Your Nonprofit a Penny

Episode 45: Marketing That Won't Cost Your Nonprofit a Penny

While there are many paid marketing tactics that you should consider, there is a free marketing tool that your nonprofit needs to cultivate. Your...
Episode 44: 5 Digital Marketing Trends in 2019

Episode 44: 5 Digital Marketing Trends in 2019

Digital marketing is the name of the game, where content is king and targeting is a must. The digital landscape is constantly changing, which makes...
Episode 43: How to Lead Difficult People Without Losing Your Mind

Episode 43: How to Lead Difficult People Without Losing Your Mind

If you're a leader or manager of any kind, you likely know what it's like to have someone on your team who is either underperforming, divisive or...
Episode 42: Instagram for Nonprofits: 101

Episode 42: Instagram for Nonprofits: 101

While there are several social media platforms that your nonprofit or ministry can advantage of, Instagram in particular is hitting its stride more...
Episode 41: Donor Retention: 5 Ways to Cultivate Lasting Relationships

Episode 41: Donor Retention: 5 Ways to Cultivate Lasting Relationships

As a nonprofit, it's easy to focus on gaining new donors as a means to grow and reach your financial goals. However, many organizations show that...
Episode 40: 3 C's to Explosive Growth

Episode 40: 3 C's to Explosive Growth

While we often talk about organizational growth, rarely do we focus on personal growth. Growing organizations need healthy leaders. On this episode...
Episode 39: 3 Big Digital Mistakes Your Nonprofit Should Avoid

Episode 39: 3 Big Digital Mistakes Your Nonprofit Should Avoid

Whether your nonprofit is capitalizing on marketing via its website, social media, or digital ads, it’s important to keep in mind that simply...
Episode 38: The Most Important Contribution You Can Make To Those  You Lead

Episode 38: The Most Important Contribution You Can Make To Those You Lead

Have you ever struggled with being too deep "in the weeds" of your organization? It's one of the easiest things to do. The days get busier, the to-do...
Episode 37: How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Agency

Episode 37: How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Agency

If you're a nonprofit or ministry, it's likely that at some point (if not already) you will need to work with a marketing agency to help you grow...
Episode 36: 4 Ways to Engage Your Board in Fundraising

Episode 36: 4 Ways to Engage Your Board in Fundraising

Are you engaging your board in fundraising? If not, you need to. And while this may be an uncomfortable task for many, your board should be giving...
Episode 35: The Next Generation of Donors

Episode 35: The Next Generation of Donors

Do you know anything about Gen Z? You know, the generation following behind the millennials? They're being referred to as the "most philanthropic...
Episode 34: Why Invest in Research?

Episode 34: Why Invest in Research?

Not conducting research for your organization could end up costing you far more marketing dollars than it does to have the research done. If you're a...
Episode 33: Micro-influencers: What They Are & Why They Could Be More Effective For Your Nonprofit

Episode 33: Micro-influencers: What They Are & Why They Could Be More Effective For Your Nonprofit

If you're not well-versed in the newest "micro-influencer" advertising trend on social media, you can't miss today's episode. We're taking a deep...
Episode 32: 5 Keys to Church Growth

Episode 32: 5 Keys to Church Growth

If you're a senior pastor or church leader of any kind, you likely have goals that circle around church growth and reaching more people. And while...
Episode 31: Why Strategy Actually Matters

Episode 31: Why Strategy Actually Matters

Senior Strategist at The A Group, Kristen Shoates, gives us the deep dive on why investing time and resources into a strategy for your marketing...
Episode 30: 5 Ways to Become a Hospitable Leader

Episode 30: 5 Ways to Become a Hospitable Leader

"Everyone is a leader somewhere. Whether a parent, pastor, coach, or CEO, anyone can learn to lead hospitably. In a world that far too often feels...
Episode 29:  Is It Time for a Rebrand?

Episode 29: Is It Time for a Rebrand?

How do you know when your brand should consider a refresh? Rebranding is not something your organization should do too often or on a whim, but there...
Episode 28: 7 Ways to Build Trust With Your Teams

Episode 28: 7 Ways to Build Trust With Your Teams

Gaining trust with your teams is crucial to having productive, energized, and mission-driven employees or volunteers. Not to mention the impact it...
Episode 27: 4 Types of Difficult Bosses

Episode 27: 4 Types of Difficult Bosses

Have you ever worked for a difficult boss? Sometimes you can love your job, but your manager or boss makes it hard to want to come to work every day....
Episode 26: Becoming Your Most Creative Self

Episode 26: Becoming Your Most Creative Self

It's a new year, and it's time get inspired. But do you ever find yourself in a position where you're unmotivated or all of the creative cylinders in...
Episode 25: Three New Year's Resolutions That Will Grow Your Nonprofit's Revenue

Episode 25: Three New Year's Resolutions That Will Grow Your Nonprofit's Revenue

Sadly, nonprofit organizations that don’t embrace change are sure to fall behind, plateau, or, worse yet, deteriorate. So, what can you do and...
Episode 24: The Church Christmas Checklist

Episode 24: The Church Christmas Checklist

The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and for most churches, this means lots and lots of planning and programming. But what should you focus...
Episode 23: #GivingTuesday Quick Tips

Episode 23: #GivingTuesday Quick Tips

Giving Tuesday can quickly creep up on nonprofits and ministries without you having the chance to really prepare or take advantage of the...
Episode 22:  Discovering the Unique Fuel that Drives You and Your Teams

Episode 22: Discovering the Unique Fuel that Drives You and Your Teams

Matt Brauning, expert on leadership and best-selling author, shares how to find your unique drive as a leader. What fuels you? What innate nature...
Episode 21: 5 Tips on Making Your Next Hire Your Best Hire

Episode 21: 5 Tips on Making Your Next Hire Your Best Hire

If you’re in a growing nonprofit or ministry, it’s inevitable that you’ll be expanding your team. In fast-growing seasons, it feels like...
Episode 20: How to Build Impactful Volunteer Teams

Episode 20: How to Build Impactful Volunteer Teams

Jeffrey Davidson, renowned team building expert who has worked with organizations like SouthWest, Walmart and Harvard, is talking to us about how to...
Episode 19: Church Homepage Must-Haves

Episode 19: Church Homepage Must-Haves

Your church website is now your virtual front door. It's a crucial tool for growing your church and reaching more people. But what exactly needs to...
Episode 18: Failure Is Not Final

Episode 18: Failure Is Not Final

As a nonprofit or ministry, you're always trying to move the needle and make a bigger impact. And to make a bigger impact, you're likely having to do...
Episode 17: 3 Questions Your Nonprofit Should Be Asking

Episode 17: 3 Questions Your Nonprofit Should Be Asking

Are you asking the right questions about your nonprofit? It's easy to get in the weeds of operation and not step back to ask yourself the big...
Episode 16: 4 Ways to Dominate Church Social Media

Episode 16: 4 Ways to Dominate Church Social Media

Digital platforms are the new front door to your church. What are you doing to capitalize on that? Today, we're giving you four invaluable tips...
Episode 15: 3 Fundraising Mistakes to Avoid

Episode 15: 3 Fundraising Mistakes to Avoid

One of America's top 25 fundraising experts, Lori Jacobwith (founder of Ignited Fundraising), sits down and spills her invaluable knowledge about the...
Episode 14: What Makes You Stand Out?

Episode 14: What Makes You Stand Out?

Do you know what your nonprofit or ministry's unique differentiators are? What will make you stand out in the crowd? Unfortunately, it's not enough...
Episode 13: Tips from the Board Whisperer

Episode 13: Tips from the Board Whisperer

Simone Joyaux, renowned board whisperer, author and fundraiser extraordinaire, dishes out some invaluable advice on how to best lead your board. Your...
Episode 12: Leading Through Change

Episode 12: Leading Through Change

Minicast Alert! We're introducing our new bite-sized version of our podcast. Listen in to this minicast about how to effectively lead through change...
Episode 11: How to Most Effectively Manage Your Time

Episode 11: How to Most Effectively Manage Your Time

Joshua MacLeod, founder of nonprofit Instruments of Joy, knows a thing or two about how to best manage your time when balancing all that life throws...
Episode 10: From Concept to Launch

Episode 10: From Concept to Launch

Paul Schmitz, founder of a nonprofit called ShowerUp, walks us through the process of taking a nonprofit from concept to launch. He talks all about...
Episode 9: SEC Athletic Director Turned Nonprofit Leader

Episode 9: SEC Athletic Director Turned Nonprofit Leader

Mike Hamilton, an SEC Athletic Director turned nonprofit leader, shares about the unique similarities between the two seemingly different leadership...
Episode 8: Influencer Marketing: What's the Big Deal?

Episode 8: Influencer Marketing: What's the Big Deal?

Angus Nelson, a marketing mastermind/executive consultant/leadership guru, pours out his knowledge on influencer marketing, the future of work and the...
Episode 7: Telling Your Story for Good

Episode 7: Telling Your Story for Good

Branden Harvey, a highly sought-after storyteller focused on the good in the world, tells us all about his journey that took him from photographing...
Episode 6: 5 Most Common Social Media Mistakes for Nonprofits and Ministries

Episode 6: 5 Most Common Social Media Mistakes for Nonprofits and Ministries

Cameron Bartlett, former social media marketing manager for International Justice Mission (IJM), shares with us the five mistakes that most nonprofits...
Episode 5: How to Create a Contagious Culture

Episode 5: How to Create a Contagious Culture

Having a strong organizational culture is no longer an option in today's workforce- people want to love where they work! As a nonprofit or ministry,...
Episode 4: Three Not-So-Obvious Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Episode 4: Three Not-So-Obvious Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Jarrid Wilson, social media guru and Founder of Anthem of Hope, downloads three tips that helped him gain unparalleled traction on social media. ...
Episode 3: How to Get a Generous Response (Almost) Every Time You Ask

Episode 3: How to Get a Generous Response (Almost) Every Time You Ask

Russell Cooper, Co-Founder of Tailored Fundraising, is talking all about how to successfully make "the big ask" and get a generous response almost...
Episode 2: Three Things For-Profits Can Learn from Nonprofits

Episode 2: Three Things For-Profits Can Learn from Nonprofits

Buddy Teaster, CEO of Soles4Souls (the largest provider of free shoes to children in the world), joins us to discuss the top three things that...
Episode 1: 5 Things Your Nonprofit Must Do

Episode 1: 5 Things Your Nonprofit Must Do

Episode 1: Pete Wilson is joined by his friend, Chuck Dennie, as they introduce the Another Way podcast and provide five invaluable tips that will...