Learning from Funder Feedback

Organizations can learn a lot from funder feedback. On today’s Coffee Time with Mastermind’s episode, we discuss how to make the most of your fundraising experience by incorporating donor feedback in your organization’s development goals.

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Data & Making Better Decisions

Is your organization collecting more information than it can use? Do your staff have the tools to take data and make good decisions? Cynthia and Pieta are talking about how to make the most of the information we have.

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Being a learning organization

What has your organization learned as it’s navigated the Covid pandemic? And how can you apply the best of your learning going forward? Today we’re talking about being a learning organization. What does it mean? How do we put it into practice? Why is it important – especially in times of uncertainty. Pieta Blakely 0:02What…

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What can a robust data system look like?

Are you tired of patching together your outcomes for the sake of another funder’s report? Would you like to get consistent reports on how well your clients are doing? Join us as we share what a robust data collection system looks like.

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Accurately Measure Progress

How does your organization measure progress? Today we’re talking about measurement. Measuring for management and measurement for progress. In this episode we delve into a deep discussion on how to measure progress for good, especially in these uncertain times – how it can be used to counter a lot of fear, anxiety, uncertainty and misdirection, and how you hold yourself accountable for supporting everybody in your organization.

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Let’s talk about Structural care!

One of our most controversial shows was on structural care that was almost a year and a half ago. And it was titled I Am Mad About Self-care. we learned something. Pieta, my co-host, taught us something that day: that self-care is actually an illusion. It puts the burden of taking care of oneself on the individual, and shifts the responsibility away from employers. And as you can imagine, this is not good. So, if you’re mad about self-care, then I would recommend you stay for the next 30 minutes, as we talk about what organizations should be doing to help their employees be better.

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Embedding Structural Care into Your Organization

We have talked about the importance of structural care in organizations. In this episode, we are highlighting actual structural care techniques that you can begin to embed into your organization.  So, if you have been listening to the past few weeks and have been thinking about how to embed structure structural care into your organization, join us for the next 30 minutes. 

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The Future of Work with Lauren Currie

There’s no doubt that the workforce is dramatically different today than it was before the pandemic. Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring some of the changes and what we think it might mean for organizations and employers. This week, we’re exploring how the pandemic shifted opportunities and priorities for one non-profit worker.…

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