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Real Management Talk with LJ and Jocelyn

Real Management Talk with LJ and Jocelyn

By Jocelyn Van Coney & La Juana (LJ) Chambers Lawson
Real Management Talk with LJ and Jocelyn is your one stop place for everything nonprofit organization business. This is advice and consultation that they have given to their clients, governments, and community groups for years and you get an inside seat.

With more than 40 years of nonprofit experience between them, each week you can expect to hear something new on their take on nonprofit business. They will cover fundraising, grants, boards, programs, staffing, donors, and everything else that makes a nonprofit business successful.
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Episode 13 - Forget the Competition!
The word "Competition" is one of Jocelyn's favorite words to not use.  On this episode LJ and Jocelyn talk about why forgetting the competition is necessary to grow your business.
August 21, 2020
Episode 12 - The Potpourri of Nonprofit Business Questions Episode
We answer your questions regarding nonprofit business on this episode of Real Management Talk with LJ and Jocelyn.
August 20, 2020
Episode 11 - The Art of Creativity and Innovation in Business
LJ and Jocelyn discuss why being creative and innovative in business can have a direct impact on teams, customers, and the bottom line.
August 19, 2020
Episode 10 - The Sweet Spot of Fundraising, Grants, and Donor Management
In this episode LJ and Jocelyn discuss how fundraising, grants, and donor management work together in order to have an effective development program that raises organizational funds.
August 19, 2020
Episode 8 - Grant Writing FOMO
During this episode LJ and Jocelyn discuss the fear of missing out on grants that organizations believe they can use.
August 19, 2020
Episode 9 - How To Be Sexy To Grant Funders
In this episode LJ and Jocelyn cover what makes your organization attractive to foundations, corporations, and government grant funders.
August 19, 2020
Episode 7 - One Basic Thing You Need To Know About Grant Writing
The basics of grant writing are often misunderstood.  In this episode we cover the basic cornerstones of understanding the grant writing process and how it is done.
August 19, 2020
Episode 6 - Grant Writing: Nomenclature
In this episode LJ and Jocelyn talk about grant writing and terms that are most commonly used such as restricted versus non-restricted grant funds.
July 15, 2020
Episode 5 - Having Fun With Getting Business Clients
On this episode we talk about the fun a business owner can have with obtaining and working with clients.
July 15, 2020
Episode 4 - You’ve Got To Pay The Cost To Be The Boss!
On this episode of Real Management Talk, LJ and Jocelyn are discussing the costs (sacrifices) of being a business owner.
July 15, 2020
Episode 3: The Client Divorce
Most client relationships end amicably, then there are the ones that do not.  In business we do not like to talk about the ones that go wrong.  On this episode LJ and Jocelyn talk about ending client relationships including the end of contracts, making changes to the relationship, and even getting the client divorce. 
June 15, 2020
Episode 2: The Nonprofit and For Profit Business Difference
On this episode of Real Management Talk with LJ and Jocelyn the differences between the nonprofit and for profit business models are the topic.
June 15, 2020
Episode 1: Knowing Your Worth - Not Undervaluing Your Contribution
On this premier episode of Real Management Talk with LJ and Jocelyn we discuss one of the most important aspects of being in business: Knowing Your Worth! In business it is important to know your worth as it affects all aspects of your business if you do not including how much you do for and charge to your clients.  We often talk about self-worth as persons.  We do not often talk about self-worth in business dealings.
June 3, 2020