Announcing Classes in Pinellas & ALL 8 Leadership Conference Breakouts

Jen Dodd News, Stories

Team NLC isn’t content to rest on our laurels; what happened in 2018 was pretty awesome but it’s also….so 2018. We’ve been working on some top-secret projects for a while, and today we can share news–about two of them. First up: we’re thrilled to announce that we’re going to be putting on 10 classes IN PINELLAS COUNTY this year! We’ve …

Celebrating Our Female Leaders

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications News, Stories

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Team NLC is thrilled to introduce you to four outstanding women leaders who will be bringing you inspiration and practical action steps to increase your focus and lead with purpose during our breakout sessions at the 2019 Leadership Conference on May 22nd. We have a deep and diverse talent pool for …

ALL THE NEWS about the 2019 Leadership Conference

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications News

We have MAJOR news about the 2019 Leadership Conference to share! In fact there’s so much, you might think of this post as a series of sound bites! But there’s no #fakenews. Team NLC has been busily planning and locking in details of the 9th annual Leadership Conference for months now! It’s been hard to sit on the juicy details …

3 Ways to Ease Into Your Annual Nonprofit Audit

Lorraine Faithful, Operations Manager News, Stories

Is it “annual fiscal audit time” for your nonprofit? It is if your nonprofit’s fiscal year is the same as the calendar year.  If you closed your fiscal year at the end of December, then you are most likely getting prepared for your auditors to examine your financial statements.  This can be a busy and stressful time for you and …

Free Tax Preparation

Team NLC News

Did you know that anyone earning $66,000 per year (per household) can get their taxes done for free? Complete your taxes electronically by going to or call 2-1-1 to find the physical location closest to you to have you taxes done completely free by a trained tax preparer.

Beware the “Culture of Nice”

Guest Post by Kathy McDonald, NLC trainer News, Stories

It was important to Melissa* that she create an inclusive culture where all voices were heard. Yet, as a chronic conflict avoider, she was unwittingly building a “culture of nice,” where getting along was valued over getting things done. (*Names have been changed to protect identities.) Neither extreme is helpful.  But Melissa failed to see how her culture of nice …

Setting Expectations through An Out of Office Message

Ashley Pero News, Stories

Repost from 2011 — timely given the upcoming holidays! Are you getting ready for some time out of the office? It is important not to forget to set your out of office email and voicemail messages. You can easily set a task reminder for the day of your departure to pop up in Outlook. And, if you do forget it …

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change

Andrew Rametta, Fellow in Fund Development News

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change   “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.   How?  That’s up to you! You can …

And I Think to Myself….What a Wonderful World

Team NLC News, Stories

Every year, Team NLC shares what we’re each grateful for. It’s especially exciting to share this year’s post with you because we have so many new team members and so very much to be thankful for! We wish you and yours a wonderful, restorative, memory-filled holiday weekend.   I am grateful today for life’s teachable moments. After a year like …