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.
Leaders need to be engaged in their organizations and in their community not only helping others but also involved in the civic process. In this episode, LJ and Jocelyn talk about why it matters that leaders of organizations are involved and engaged as citizens where they live and in society as a whole.
During this episode, LJ and Jocelyn discuss the importance of social capital growth and nonprofit business advantage utilizing social capital. They also check in on how Jocelyn's coming with her new skill development talking on camera and why it is important to develop new skills now.
In this episode, LJ and Jocelyn talk about fall, cherry blossoms, and how everything good and bad in life and business has a cycle/season but it doesn't need to be seen as a bad thing. In fact, it is just the beginning to something bigger and better.
2020 has certainly been a year for the record books to put it mildly. One of the biggest changes has been to how businesses operate in the new.
On this episode, LJ and Jocelyn talk about how business as it was is dead and there is no going back. They discuss ways business owners and organizations need to pivot to transgress this new landscape that is changing every day through 2020.
If you are thinking about starting a nonprofit business, we are hear to tell you that the competition is fierce and it is one of the most entrepreneurial things you can think of doing.
LJ and Jocelyn talk in this episode about thinking through starting a nonprofit, the alternatives to starting one, and why you may want to rethink your strategy for business.
Creativity and artistic license is not limited to works of art that are displayed. It is also very much present in the written word, including technical writing that revolves around proposals and grant funding applications. The process of writing is a very creative process and there is an art to being able to properly tie writing to the various parts of proposals and grant applications. LJ and Jocelyn talk about how being creative and knowing how to artistically describe and tie things together is so important including covering what not to do with trying to be creative and artistic.
Transitions are a part of life and business. All businesses go through transition and how you manage it determines how much chaos or lack of chaos there is in your business. Some we can definitely plan for and some we can only prepare a scenario plan for ahead of time to be able to manage the outcome. LJ and Jocelyn discuss this very important business topic that is not spoken about enough.
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.
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.