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Posted 7.9.2014 by Matthew Foster and Wendy Ruyle
Scott Mikesh became executive director of Art Buddies a year ago. This is what his organization learned about the transition of leadership.
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Posted 6.4.2014 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Jay Haapala from AARP Minnesota talks to us about the methods and messages behind communicating with different generations.
Posted 5.19.2014 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Sarah Peters talks to us about the challenges—and rewards—of getting the word out before and during Northern Spark, a one-night arts festival with tens of thousands of attendees.
Posted 4.2.2014 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Diane Richard talks to us about “Verso,” an award-winning, multimedia magazine she and Kristine Thayer created for Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Find “Verso” in the iTunes app store or check out the latest issue online.
Posted 3.4.2014 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Ken Kunkle, a St. Paul attorney who specializes in copyrights, trademarks and business issues for creative professionals, talks to us about intellectual-property law basics for nonprofits.
Posted 2.4.2014 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
In part two of our conversation with Charles Youel, he talks about how Artcrank grew thanks to smart relationships with communities, partners and sponsors.
Posted 1.9.2014 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Charles Youel talks to us how Artcrank—at the intersection of art, bikes and community involvement—got started and grew in a smart way.
Posted 12.6.2013 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Wendy and Matthew, your regular Do-Gooder hosts, share some marketing and communications resolutions for the nonprofit new year. Now’s the time to make a fresh start—here’s where you might begin. And happy 2014, everyone!
Posted 11.5.2013 by Matthew Foster and Wendy Ruyle
Tim Hanrahan from the McKnight Foundation talks to us about their slick new website and what they learned along the redesign path.
Posted 10.11.2013 by Matthew Foster and Wendy Ruyle
Laura Zabel of Springboard for the Arts and Levi Weinhagen of TPT, Comedy Suitcase and Pratfalls of Parenting (among others!) talk to us about cultivating the creative spirit in the nonprofit workplace.
Posted 9.9.2013 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
We talked with Lars Leafblad, founder of Pollen and Leadership and Engagement Director at the Bush Foundation. Lars shared his expertise on getting and staying connected within your community.
Posted 8.6.2013 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Terry Straub of Univeristy of Minnesota Extension Service's Hennepin County Master Gardeners talks about finding, training and retaining volunteers.
Posted 7.8.2013 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
Nina Hale of Nina Hale Search talks about easy ways nonprofits can get into search optimization—and stay a bit ahead of the curve.
Posted 6.5.2013 by Matthew Foster and Wendy Ruyle
Casey Helbling of Software for Good talks about his company’s triple bottom line—people, planet, profit—and gives some advice for nonprofits looking for software or website development.
Posted 5.7.2013 by Wendy Ruyle and Matthew Foster
We talked with Liv Lane, a business coach who works with nonprofits and creative entrepreneurs, about generating buzz among the media and your constituents.
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