Category Archives: Next Generation Leadership

What do Batman, Simba, and Fawkes the Phoenix have in common? Read on…

Written by: Melissa Noyes This past Saturday was spent with Kiwanis International’s Circle K GATC conference here in Indianapolis.  GATC brings together the brand new Governors (college students that run their district’s Circle K programming) and their Administrators (volunteers who … Continue reading

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Spring Training Series: Be There or Be Square

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW       Training Coordinator/Co founder It is that time again. We are hosting our Spring Training Series, which is a great time to participate in a strategy packed training that allows you to take your nonprofit to the … Continue reading

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The Markers Tell All

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW  Training Coordinator/Cofounder This past week we had a dynamic training with a group of young professionals that are entering the world of nonprofits and have been serving around the city this year.  The training topic was … Continue reading

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Managing Up: A Smart Strategy for Young Professionals

By: Melissa Noyes While creating tailor-made trainings for local nonprofits, we often come across new ideas and concepts.  Our latest find is the concept of “managing up.”  This isn’t a term that I had ever heard before, but after a … Continue reading

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What’s age got to do with it? Apparently everything

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW Training Coordinator/Cofounder In the age of tolerance and inclusion, we like to think that our culture has overcome many of the “isms” that have plagued society for generations.  We aren’t naïve enough to think we are … Continue reading

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Engage…Your Organization’s Interns

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW Training Coordinator/Cofounder In organizations across the city there will be a new crop of interns entering our workplaces, ready to learn and begin their professional journey in the world of work.  Interns can be invaluable to … Continue reading

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Engaging Younger Volunteers & Donors: New Trends

Written by: Melissa Noyes Yesterday Kristin and I attended a lunch sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) here in Indy.  The speaker was Derrick Feldmann (from Achieve); he spoke about targeting fundraising to Millennials and younger generations.  Achieve … Continue reading

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