Be Part of a Nonprofit Think Tank
Learn from Each Other, Share Your Knowledge, and Solve the Pressing Issues facing Nonprofits Today
Every other Wednesday, Starting on May 11th, from Noon to 1:15pm
The Home of Marge Smith – In Person 68 Montadale Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540
Rsvp to Secure Your Place: BIBRANN@gmail.com
Wednesday, May 11th – Addressing End of Year Accomplishments, Acknowledgment and Recognition of Board, Staff and Volunteers:
- Impact Retention
- Increase Recruitment
- Enhance Your Brand
During our time together we discuss the consequences of not creating a culture where your vital resources, your people, are celebrated. We will discuss myriad ways to meaningfully recognize each type of stakeholder, be they volunteers, staff, donors and/or board members.
Wednesday, May 25th – Creating a Culture based on Inclusion and Respect. We will share tools and techniques to address best practices as they relate to creating a Positive Culture. Included are several activities that you can replicate in your own organizations.
- Examine what undermines the feeling of inclusion
- Share specific ways individuals demonstrate respect
- Take away replicable activities that enable individuals to feel valued
Wednesday, June 8th Internal Communications: Each nonprofit has to communicate with various constituents about various subjects, often simultaneously. We will review and discuss operational models for ensuring that everyone who needs to know is in the know.
- Fortify your Structure for Communication
- Roles and Responsibilities for Various Communications
- Share best practices for Internal Communications
Wednesday, June 22nd – Creating Trusted Relationships External Stakeholders – For some, there is a sense that trust, post-pandemic needs to be rebuilt. Together, we will focus on the ways to rekindle and establish trusted relationships.
- Conduct an inventory of relationships
- Understand what factors create or undermine Trust
- Develop a Trust Relationship Plan with key stakeholders
Wednesday, July 13th – Conflict Resolution – “Getting to Yes” – Often, we avoid conflict, yet conflict has the potential of moving a group or an individual forward if it’s managed appropriately.
- Examine the various conflict styles
- Review of case studies applying the various negotiation techniques
- Turning Conflict into a Learning Opportunity that Strengthens Relationships