JVA’s Genius Bar on Building a Better Board

Graduates of JVA's October 2018 Executive Director Academy (above photo) got insight and advice from Cultivando Executive Director Erin Mooney (below right) and Extreme Community Makeover Executive Director Angela Bomgaars (below [...]

2018-11-13T19:36:41+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Blog, Changemakers, Executive Directors, Training|0 Comments

7 Simple Strategies for Motivating Your Nonprofit’s Staff

More Insights from JVA’s Genius Bar Panelists By Sandy Wiegand, copyeditor and writer at Joining Vision and Action If you’re having any trouble motivating your nonprofit’s staff members to do their best [...]

2018-05-21T19:45:02+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Blog, Tools for Changemakers, Training|0 Comments

Why Your Work-Life Balance is Crucial to Your Nonprofit’s Success

Genius Bar Panelists Agree You Should Get a Life By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Work-life balance: We all say it’s important to us. No one WANTS [...]

2018-05-21T19:45:18+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Blog, Tools for Changemakers, Training|0 Comments

Eight Things You Can Do to Better Engage Your Board

 Lessons from JVA’s Executive Director Academy Genius Bar How do engage your board of directors? By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Whether your board members get their hands dirty helping [...]

2018-11-01T09:59:13+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog, Tools for Changemakers, Training|0 Comments

Websites are the New Storefronts

Alaine Anderson, Digital Strategist and Implementer at Joining Vision and Action 100% of the jobs I’ve had involved at least some interaction with an organization’s website. As a young person—a millennial, as [...]

Pay it Forward – Website Development Training

John Connelly, President & Founder at Sensus Media I won’t waste your time with a long post that highlights all the benefits of learning coding fundamentals or use the cliché ‘you have [...]

What can businesses learn from nonprofits: Thoughts from nonprofit executive directors

By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO, Joining Vision and Action (JVA) On March 10, JVA concluded Executive Director Academy, our signature executive director training, with a Genius Bar panel. I had the privilege of [...]

2017-03-24T14:42:04+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Blog, Changemakers, Executive Directors, Training|0 Comments

[How Much is] That Doggie in the Window?

Pricing Your Goods or Services PRICING YOUR SERVICES TRAINING By Rolfe Larson, Senior Consultant for Strategic and Business Planning, Joining Vision and Action. Nonprofits and government agencies like to provide services for [...]

2017-03-09T21:59:03+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Blog, Social Enterprise, Training, Unconsultants|0 Comments