The new workforce with Tamara Balan and Bareera Sial

Guess what – the next generation of workers are not millennials! We’re so past the conversation of millennials in the workplace and now is the time to think about how you’re hiring and engaging the next generation. This new generation values diversity and inclusion, as well as the ability to have an impact. This is […]

The introvert’s survival guide with Trina Isakson

Are you introverted or extroverted? It can sometimes look like the modern work environment is created for extroverts and if you’re introverted, it can feel draining or even exclusionary. Today’s podcast guest, Trina Isakson, spent years working in our sector as an introvert and created the Quiet Changemaker Project – a place for introverted nonprofit […]

Supporting parents in the workplace with Lacey Kempinski

How do you create a thriving nonprofit career while parenting young children at home? And what can nonprofit organizations and employers do to help support parents, as well as others who are caregiving in different capacities? In today’s episode, we’re going to explore these questions. Lacey Kempinski is a certified fundraising executive and a fundraising […]

Working with students with Peter and Catherine from Seneca360

Is it really worth having interns and students? Sometimes it can feel hit or miss making it feel like you’re adding to your workload instead of having a great mentorship experience. In this episode, we’re speaking with Peter and Catherine from Seneca360, a program that matches yourself with a skilled student who can support very […]

Aligning your board with Dr. Pat Bradshaw

We know most small organizations have some struggles with their boards. Or their boards have struggled with their organizations. Or both simultaneously. Today’s podcast features Dr. Patricia Bradshaw, who studies nonprofit boards and shares with you some tools to identify the type of board you have (there are many types) and how you can optimize effectiveness […]

Networking that feels good with Paul Nazareth

Imagine (or maybe you don’t have to because you’ve done this…) walking through a room moving from group to group, giving your “elevator pitch” and then exchanging business cards, before moving on to the next group. No real conversations, just pitching. I dreaded those events and thankfully haven’t been to one in over a decade. […]

Values-centred planning with Beth Jordan

Happy New Year and Happy New Decade!  We’re kicking off season four of The Small Nonprofit with Beth Jordan, founder and principal of Adobe Consulting Services. This week we’re talking about alignment – how we look forward and internally within our organizations to focus on being aligned with our core values as an organization. We’ve […]

Creating culture with Maryann Kerr

When we think about our organizational culture, we refer to a nice culture deck then we’re good to go. However, we know that what’s on that deck isn’t always reflective of how things are practiced or how things get done – a huge problem in our sector! In this episode, we chat with Maryann Kerr, […]

10 steps to upgrading your website with Kristi Porter

Have you ever been on a website where you just click and then you don’t know where you came from? You don’t understand where things are and then you keep clicking and can’t get back to where you want to go?  If you haven’t updated your website in the last month, chances are, your audience […]

Building for inclusion with Christina Sackeyfio

Anti-oppression, anti-racism, inclusion is an important conversation for our organizations and there’s so much work to be done around this. Tune in to this interview with Christina Sackeyfio, Principal of Boldly Inclusive, for a deep discussion on the space between an articulated inclusion or diversity effort and what you’re actually putting into practice. Listen now […]