As I write this, my feet are firmly planted on the floor. I feel where my back and legs connect with the chair. If you like, stop and do this with me. Rest your hands palms down on your thighs. Breathe in deep enough to fill an imaginary balloon that sits right behind…Details
Joni wanted to prove them wrong. Janie just didn’t care what others thought. Longtime friends share how they’ve built their lives and livelihoods as micro-entrepreneurs.Details
What do you think about stats and data? Statistics is about collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data. As technology becomes more present in our daily lives, more data is being generated and collected now than ever before in human history. We worry about who is measuring what about us, and what we should be measuring…Details
Christopher Clinton Conway is a globally-engaged nonprofit leader, serving iconic nonprofit institutions and high-net-worth individuals, in pursuit of meaningful impact and lasting change. He’s built his business as a jet-setting globetrotter with offices in LA, Chicago and Dublin, building meaningful connections and capturing micro-moments of beauty along the way. Bold in character, style and profound positive impact, hear how Christopher is living the dream, his dream, by design.Details
Do you like to make cold calls? One study found that 87% of respondents said they ignore phone calls from unknown numbers “often” or “very often.” (MarTech) I’ve long counseled clients to network and build relationships, boldly stating “cold calls don’t work.” Could I be missing out on opportunities? I have a friend who answers…Details
Let’s talk about the power of cold calls and how to swallow the fear to make them!
Valerie Leonard is the host of the Nonprofit Utopia Live podcast and founder of Nonprofit Utopia, LLC. She teaches entrepreneurship and new ventures at Roosevelt University and Nonprofit Operations Management at UIC.
Hear how she layers multiple “products” from memberships to leadership coaching to consulting and teaching, to build a thriving business.Details
Do you ever see those surveys? The ones asking, “which of these solutions do you use for ….” It could be everything from project management to sending email to creating video. While I thought I was doing okay (Constant Contact* for email, Streamyard for livestreaming, Canva for graphics), I didn’t recognize most of the apps…Details
Do you ever see those surveys? The ones asking, “which of these solutions do you use for ….” It could be everything from project management to sending email to creating video. While I thought I was doing okay (Constant Contact for email, Streamyard for live streaming, Canva for graphics), I didn’t recognize most of the…Details
It is that time. Measure success of the year ending and plan for goals for 2022. Of course you may have started this much earlier. I’m in more of a “holy $&*@ how is the year already over?” kind of space. The Three Words Part of my annual process includes setting The Three Words for…Details
Are you a microentrepreneur? Thank you for helping to save the world! In the “olden days” a microentrepreneur was you working in your basement tapping away at your computer, renting a mailbox at a business center to hide your lack of office. Today 50% of entrepreneurs work from home, boldly saying “why on earth would…Details