53 episodes

The show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and best practices from nonprofit experts. Get advice on how to solve the problems plaguing your nonprofit with your host Joe Turner of Soukup Strategic Solutions, a full-service nonprofit consulting company helping nonprofits across the country. Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.

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IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast Soukup Strategic Solutions

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The show explores the landscape of the nonprofit organization and best practices from nonprofit experts. Get advice on how to solve the problems plaguing your nonprofit with your host Joe Turner of Soukup Strategic Solutions, a full-service nonprofit consulting company helping nonprofits across the country. Each week, we feature an expert in their nonprofit field, discussing topics that range from fundraising and nonprofit management to Board development and marketing.

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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    Partnerships for Nonprofits

    Partnerships for Nonprofits

    On this week’s episode of IMPACTability® we are joined by James Woller, the International Executive Director for Thrive For Good. James discusses partnerships in the nonprofit sector, giving expert testimony on how to find the right partners, the challenges you may face, and the benefits you can gain. By the end of this episode, you'll learn how to change your organization's culture in order to strategically find beneficial partnerships that will grow your nonprofit to a higher level of impact!
    Thrive For Good empowers people with the training and simple tools they need to grow an abundance of healthy, organic, disease-fighting foods for life — sustainably. He started his first partnership when he was nine years old, using the money he made from cutting lawns. His experience over the years has helped him take small organizations and scale up, and his work at Thrive is impacting hundreds of thousands of people.
    Highlights 
    Introductions 0:30James Woller - Background info 2:40First steps of finding the right partner 4:50James' 5 signifiers of a successful partnership 7:00Example of how two nonprofits can work together and grow from a partnership 8:40Why are nonprofit organizations hesitant to partner with other organizations? 10:50How can your nonprofit organization be optimized for working with others? 17:00Forecast for the future of nonprofits, will partnerships change the game? 20:10Wanna get started today? Here's what you need to know 21:15Coaches Corner - "Given the recent hurricane, what tips do you have for emergency preparedness?" 24:40
    Got a question that you'd like to ask a nonprofit professional? Check out the Coaches Corner in every episode, where our Impact Coaches answer your questions regarding your nonprofit. Email your questions to IMPACTcoaches@IMPACTability.net and listen to next week’s episode to see if your question gets answered! 
    Engage with other nonprofit professionals by joining our IMPACTability® Facebook community! 
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    app. 
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    • 34 min
    A Deep Dive Into Data

    A Deep Dive Into Data

    On this week’s episode of IMPACTability®, we are joined by Liz Liston, Chief Development Officer at HOPE Atlanta. We’ll look the different aspects of data and get expert tips on what you can do with data and how it can help you. Get ready for a deep dive into data with this week’s episode of IMPACTability®!
    Highlights 
    Introductions 0:30HOPE Atlanta fundraising backstory 2:18How did you grow your database? 4:21Why should you collect data? 5:22Why nonprofits are behind on data 7:00Where do we start with growing our database? 8:33What type of data should nonprofits be collecting? 10:13Donor management software 12:28Conversion strategy 15:27Best practices for donor data 17:40“People don’t need what we are selling” 19:49Technology tips 20:52One thing to add to donor collection that you might not be looking or asking for 22:07Coaches Corner 23:25
    Got a question that you'd like to ask a nonprofit professional? Check out the Coaches Corner in every episode, where our Impact Coaches answer your questions regarding your nonprofit. Email your questions to IMPACTcoaches@IMPACTability.net and listen to next week’s episode to see if your question gets answered! 
    Engage with other nonprofit professionals by joining our IMPACTability® Facebook community! 
    Like this episode? Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcasting
    app. 
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    • 29 min
    Making your Succession Plan a Success

    Making your Succession Plan a Success

    On this week's episode of IMPACTability®, we are joined by Joshua Borenstein, Art Executive and Yale Lecturer on "Theatre Organizations." We'll look at the value of a proper succession plan and get expert tips on how to achieve the best possible results regardless of the situation. Save yourself from the future headaches with this week's episode of IMPACTability®!
    About Joshua Borenstein:
    As a teacher, he has been a Lecturer in Theater Management at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale since 2017. He served at Long Wharf Theatre for 13 years, including eight as its Managing Director, and he guided the organization through three different leadership transitions. Josh was recognized in Connecticut Magazine’s “40 Under 40: Class of 2014.” He is also a graduate of Wesleyan University and Yale University's David Geffen School of Drama.
    Highlights 
    Introductions 0:30Why succession plans can be "scary" 2:00Who should create the plan? 2:30Is a succession plan as important as policy? 3:40Best practices for making a plan 4:18Beware of ego's, stick to missions 6:27How often should nonprofits assess their own leadership? 7:20Should you have multiple plans? 8:45Josh's Interim leadership story 13:00Should a nonprofit include interim leadership in their plan? 16:20Do interim Leaders have a say in the choice for the next director? 17:29How to motivate staff during a surprise leadership change 18:40Dealing with the donors 20:58Coaches corner 22:59
    Got a question that you'd like to ask a nonprofit professional? Check out the Coaches Corner in every episode, where our Impact Coaches answer your questions regarding your nonprofit. Email your questions to IMPACTcoaches@IMPACTability.net and listen to next week’s episode to see if your question gets answered! 
    Engage with other nonprofit professionals by joining our IMPACTability® Facebook community! 
    Like this episode? Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcasting app. 
    Leave a review: Reviews are hugely important because they help new people discover this podcast. If you enjoyed listening to this episode, please leave us a review.


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    • 28 min
    50th Episode Special: Highlighting the best nonprofit tips and advice

    50th Episode Special: Highlighting the best nonprofit tips and advice

    This week is a special episode of IMPACTability® as we celebrate our 50th episode by highlighting some of the best nonprofit tips, tricks, and resources that our experts have shared with us on the podcast. We have hand-picked some of the best segments from our first fifty episodes, featuring guests who have shared their expertise in the nonprofit sector. It's IMPACTability's Greatest Hits!
    Highlights 
    Introductions 0:30Common donor development mistakes. 1:30
    (With Lou Traina, Senior Consultant at Soukup Strategic Solutions.)
    What is world class stewardship and how do you get there?  2:45
    (With Mark Litzler, Director of Institutional Giving at The Cleveland Orchestra.)
    What are nonprofits missing with fundraising? 4:11
    (With Tim Kachuriak, Founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter.)
    The who, what, when, where, and why of donors 5:10
    (With Tim Sarantonio, Director of Corporate Brand at NeonOne.)
    Why are some nonprofits tech shy? 6:32
    (With Aby Jarvis, Nonprofit Education Manager at Qgiv)
    New developments in fundraising 7:45
    (With Nidhi Doshi, The Founder of PayBee)
    Benefits of donor research and tips for the field 9:30
    (With Daryl Moser, Business Developement Manager at DonorPerfect )
    How to get media publicity 13:45
    (With Kimberly Lohman-Clapp, Founder & CEO at Golden Hour Communications, LLC)
    Website identity thieves 17:00
    (With Jeanne Seewald, Trademark, Copyright, and Licensing Board Certified Intellectual Property Attorney)
    Advice on nonprofit collaborations 20:00
    (With Jayson Roa, President and Chief Executive Officer at Avow Hospice, Inc.)
    Risk mitigation  22:00
    (Tony Olivo, Senior Vice President, Software Engineering at FlexGen®)
    How to handle a Board, tips and tricks 26:30
    (With Jamie Ross, the President and CEO of the Florida Housing Coalition.)
    Executive succession plans 28:00
    (With Peggy Monson, Nonprofit Consultant at Soukup Strategic Solutions)
    Engage with other nonprofit professionals by joining our IMPACTability® Facebook community! 
    Like this episode? Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcasting app. 
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    • 32 min
    Solidifying Stewardship

    Solidifying Stewardship

    On this week's episode of IMPACTability®, we're joined by special guests Angelique Keys and Robert Paul. Angelique is the Director of Fundraising for Soukup Strategic Solutions, while Robert is a business owner and entrepreneur. These incredibly experienced guests break down everything you need to know about stewardship. Plus, they both offer some amazing tips and tricks to give your stewarding efforts a boost.
    Angelique Keys is a gifted fundraiser with over 18 years of experience in a variety of fundraising roles. Robert Paul is a business leader and entrepreneur with 35 years of B-to-B sales experience. He enjoys partnering with nonprofits to help support their missions.
    Giveaway: If you want to win a signed copy of our last guest, Darcy Eikenberg's book, just leave a review of the podcast wherever you like to listen to the show. You’ll be automatically entered for the giveaway and the winner will be announced on next week’s episode!
    Highlights 
    Introductions 1:30What is donor stewardship? 2:20Does the level of gift matter? 5:00How to offset expensive gift prices 8:07Story about stewarding a donor into a larger gift 9:13Sponsored by 13:00Second Introductions 14:00What to keep in mind with stewardship 15:00Custom Glasses story 15:30Is there a standard gift or is unique better? 19:30What do you get the person who has everything? 22:00
    Got a question that you'd like to ask a nonprofit professional? Check out the Coaches Corner in every episode, where our Impact Coaches answer your questions regarding your nonprofit. Email your questions to IMPACTCoaches@IMPACTability.net and listen to next week’s episode to see if your question gets answered! 
    Engage with other nonprofit professionals by joining our IMPACTability® Facebook community! 
    Like this episode? Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcasting app. 
    Leave a review: Reviews are hugely important because they help new people discover this podcast. If you enjoyed listening to this episode, please leave us a review. 


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    • 30 min
    Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job

    Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job

    On this week's episode of IMPACTability®, we're joined by highly acclaimed author Darcy Eikenberg. Her book, "Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job" details how someone can navigate a challenging job market in order to position themselves into a better career. So what about you? Are you looking for a job or already have one that might not be right? Maybe you're just ready for a new challenge or change of pace. Should you stay put in your current job? Whatever your situation, we have the answers for you!
    Darcy’s work focuses on helping leaders and high-performing professionals manage through times of constant change. With over 20 years’ experience working with top companies around the world, she strives to bring her clients a practical, real-life perspective that creates true business and personal results, but with a touch of humor and heart as well.
    Her clients have included Aon, Mondeléz International, State Farm, The Coca-Cola Company, and Deloitte, among others. She speaks inside companies at leader and team development events, as well as for professional associations such as the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Society of Actuaries (SOA). Darcy is a frequent guest of the media and has been quoted in the Harvard Business Review, ThriveGlobal, Forbes, CNN.com, and the Atlanta-Journal Constitution among others.
    You can purchase a copy of her new book, “Red Cape Rescue” from Amazon.
    Giveaway: If you want a chance to win a signed copy absolutely free, just leave a review of the podcast wherever you like to listen to the show. You’ll be automatically entered for the giveaway and the winner will be announced on next week’s episode!
    Highlights 
    Introductions 1:34Darcy's Journey 2:30Why should I stay at my job? 4:30What can you do to make staying put possible? 6:35How do you manage your career? 8:46Signed Book Giveaway! 10:50Does working in the nonprofit industry change anything? 11:20The process of making the "Red Cape Rescue." 12:54Sponsored Message 15:00How do I get a raise? 16:45How do we know when to move on? 20:38
    Got a question that you'd like to ask a nonprofit professional? Check out the Coaches Corner in every episode, where our Impact Coaches answer your questions regarding your nonprofit. Email your questions to IMPACTCoaches@IMPACTability.net and listen to next week’s episode to see if your question gets answered! 
    Engage with other nonprofit professionals by joining our IMPACTability® Facebook community! 
    Like this episode? Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or your favorite podcasting app. 
    Sponsored by: Major gifts are the ultimate source of funding for nonprofits, they can help fulfill your mission and achieve your vision. Having a strong major gifts program should be a priority, but where do you begin? The best place to start is with Soukup Strategic...

    • 29 min

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