Nonprofit Architect  Podcast
Nonprofit Architect Podcast
Travis Johnson
The Nonprofit Architect Podcast is the premier 'how-to' podcast designed to build, launch, and improve your nonprofit! We interview nonprofit leaders, business leaders, consultants, and those with special skills in order to give you the actionable steps needed to build stronger nonprofits. Our guests dive into their expertise, pull back the curtain, and give you the actionable steps you've been looking for! We go in-depth into these great topics: Board of Directors How to Build your Board World-Class Events Event Planning Holiday Events Fundraisers How to Start a Nonprofit How to Close a Nonprofit Leadership Six-Figure Fundraising Google Ad Grant Networking LinkedIn Facebook Groups Monthly Recurring Donations Grants Grant Programs How to make your Nonprofit Grant Ready Podcasting Podcasting for a Cause Communication Partnerships Sponsorships Abundance Mindset Virtual Staffing VA Virtual Assistant Mission Creep Compassion Fatigue Self Sabotage Marketing Branding Email Campaigns Policies Procedures Legislative Advocacy Merchant Services Credit Card Processing Ebooks Membership Model Signature Programs Governance Delegation Change Management Contacting Celebrities PTSD Combatting Suicide Veteran Veterans Volunteers How to find Volunteers Business planning Mail Chimp Networking Media Kit Media Appearances Collaboration over Competition Donor Retention How to start your own foundation Non Profit Architect Non-Profit Architect
How to Live your Life with No Regrets with Joshua B Lee
Joshua, “The Dopamine Dealer of LinkedIn” joins us to give the next generation advice on the value of work and money. Live your life with no regrets.  Highlights:{02:35} What makes Joshua a Titan{08:23} The Dopamine Dealer of LinkedIn{16:50} Message to the next generation on the value of work and money{31:00} Living with no regrets{34:35} Encouragement for others{44:00} The importance of connection{56:30} Book “Balance is Bullsh*t”Joshua B Lee Bio:They call me “The Dopamine Dealer of LinkedIn” and I’m proud of that nickname.I’m an entrepreneur, business owner, author, coach, marketer, and a very blessed husband and father.Way back in 2003 I built my career in online marketing with clients like MySpace and Google with advertising spends of over half a billion dollars, which generated over 35 trillion online impressions for these companies.I’ve been lucky enough to build 16 companies in my career from online marketing to coaching to web design and more.But that’s not my real passion. My real passion is creating lasting, meaningful, and most importantly HUMAN connections. I’ve created StandOut Authority so I can work with entrepreneurs like you to help you humanize your professional or company brand on LinkedIn using authentic, inspirational engagement with your clients or audience.I think it’s one of the most important things anyone can do in their business to truly build long-term and lasting relationships that flourish.I genuinely believe there is NO B2B or B2C just Human to human connections, and I want to show you how to do exactly that!I also believe there’s no such thing as work-life “balance” only an integrated life built on a foundation of vision, relationships, passion, and business.Connect with Josh:joshua@standoutauthority.comhttps://linkedin.com/in/joshuablee https://instagram.com/thejoshuablee https://twitter.com/thejoshuablee
Oct 26
1 hr 9 min
How to Live Your Life with No Regrets with Joshua B. Lee
Joshua, “The Dopamine Dealer of LinkedIn” joins us to give the next generation advice on the value of work and money. Live your life with no regrets.  Highlights:{02:35} What makes Joshua a Titan{08:23} The Dopamine Dealer of LinkedIn{16:50} Message to the next generation on the value of work and money{31:00} Living with no regrets{34:35} Encouragement for others{44:00} The importance of connection{56:30} Book “Balance is Bullsh*t”Joshua B Lee Bio:They call me “The Dopamine Dealer of LinkedIn” and I’m proud of that nickname.I’m an entrepreneur, business owner, author, coach, marketer, and a very blessed husband and father.Way back in 2003 I built my career in online marketing with clients like MySpace and Google with advertising spends of over half a billion dollars, which generated over 35 trillion online impressions for these companies.I’ve been lucky enough to build 16 companies in my career from online marketing to coaching to web design and more.But that’s not my real passion. My real passion is creating lasting, meaningful, and most importantly HUMAN connections. I’ve created StandOut Authority so I can work with entrepreneurs like you to help you humanize your professional or company brand on LinkedIn using authentic, inspirational engagement with your clients or audience.I think it’s one of the most important things anyone can do in their business to truly build long-term and lasting relationships that flourish. I genuinely believe there is NO B2B or B2C just Human to human connections, and I want to show you how to do exactly that!I also believe there’s no such thing as work-life “balance” only an integrated life built on a foundation of vision, relationships, passion, and business.Connect with Josh:joshua@standoutauthority.comhttps://linkedin.com/in/joshuablee https://instagram.com/thejoshuablee https://twitter.com/thejoshuablee
Oct 26
1 hr 9 min
Farewell, with Travis Johnson
Travis Johnson says goodbye to the Nonprofit Architect Podcast after more than 150 episodes. Travis expresses gratitude to those who have assisted him along the journey and provides a list of some of the outstanding guests we have heard from in the previous two years. Travis will share some exciting new information with you.Titan Evolution Podcasthttps://titanevolutionpodcast.comPodcast TITAN: Are you ready to take your podcast to the next level? https://podcasttitan.com/ Ultimate Podcast Guidehttps://nonprofitarchitect.org/ultimate-podcast-guide/ Ultimate Podcast Course fully WASC accreditedhttps://envisageconnect.com/education-training/partner-products/synergy-learning-institute/
Oct 26
7 min
How Clean Energy can save you Money and the Planet at the Same Time with Ron Kamen
Down with dirty energy, up with clean energy, we have a lot of different solutions out there for the nonprofit that will help save them some money while being environmentally friendly. Ron Kamen joins us to show you how you can save your nonprofit money and save the planet at the same time. Remarkable Quotes:Ron: Save money as well as have a positive environmental impact.Ron: And by doing it more efficiently, we're reducing energy consumption.Travis: When you can have a win-win situation, you can save money and save the environment at the same time.Ron: conserve energy by reducing your energy consumption without compromising your mission or your quad.Highlights:{00:29} How and why did Ron get into this business?{07:30} How a nonprofit can save money being green{13:10} How to make big strides with little steps{15:57} Technologies you should know about {29:00} Electric car optionsRon Kamen Bio: Ron Kamen is the CEO of EarthKind Energy Consulting and the host of TheAWESome EarthKind Podcast. Ron’s life mission is to empower everyday peopleto make clean energy transitions to reduce their carbon footprint– and savethem money. For more than three decades, Ron has energized communities,governments, non-profits, and businesses to take their next step and increaseenergy efficiency, use renewable energy, and lower electricity, heating &transportation costs. He’s now building an online community of AWESomeEarthKind people are ready to “Go Clean and $ave Green.”Ron lives in New York and has a beautiful, blended family of seven children and 5grandchildren. He knows how important making clean energy transitions is forfuture generations, and he is passionate about educating parents, grandparents,business owners, and young people about steps everyone can take for ahealthier planet while saving money!Connect with Ron:  ron@awesomeearthkind.comawesomeearthkind.com917-453-5740in/ronkamenNonprofit Architect Podcast LinksMore Episodeshttp://nonprofitarchitect.org/blog Ultimate Podcast Guidehttps://nonprofitarchitect.org/ultimate-podcast-guide/ Ultimate Podcast Course fully WASC accreditedhttps://envisageconnect.com/education-training/partner-products/synergy-learning-institute/ Subscribe and Leave a Reviewhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nonprofit-architect-podcast/id1481292481 Get Fully Funded by Sharing the Credithttps://mpro.sharingthecredit.com/appointly/appointments_public/form/DBF73E8A-7D93-438E-B42C-6683022EE380
Sep 13
40 min
Ron Kamen: Preview
Down with dirty energy, up with clean energy, we have a lot of different solutions out there for the nonprofit that will help save them some money while being environmentally friendly. Ron Kamen joins us to show you how you can save your nonprofit money and save the planet at the same time.
Sep 9
3 min
How to Maximize your Gala and Auction with Dean Crownover
He has raised millions of fundraising dollars for his nonprofit clients. Dean can manage even the most boisterous crowd while generating millions of dollars. He has twelve years of experience as an auctioneer and is skilled at charity auctions. Dean Crownover joins Travis to discuss how to get the most out of your gala and auction.Remarkable Quotes:Dean: I became a 10 because what I'd learned is that these nonprofits are on the front line. They're underpaid and overworked. Dean: “Fund A Need” is the biggest money-maker outside of sponsorships at an event.Travis: The secret is, don't hold back until the gala to showcase whether you show people every day what on Earth it is that you do and what the transformation is. Dean: How can I get a deal? Right, because we're used to shopping that way. I battle that mindset of donors and buyers every night.Highlights:{08:20} The “fund a need” framework{12:09} The triumph and the umbrella video{17:00} Why promotion is important{18:34} How Covid changed the landscape{26:16} Finding items for live auctions{34:25} The different types of mindsets at a fundraiser{42:50} Be willing to say “I don’t know” {51:50} The Golden ticket{57:11} The best order of service at a fundraiserDean Crownover Bio: Dean Crownover, My Benefit Auctioneer, is a Profit Consultant and author, with a track record of raising millions of fundraising dollars for his nonprofit clients. Jane Fonda said, “Dean Crownover is a dynamic auctioneer with the fast-talking pizzazz needed to rake it in!” He is the author of PADDLES UP! My Benefit Auctioneer Reveals Post-2020 Gala Fundraiser Secrets. The book shares proved fundraising strategies, including those that emerged from virtual events during the pandemic, and how they can be incorporated for live events.Connect with Dean:  https://mybenefitauctioneer.comNonprofit Architect Podcast LinksMore Episodeshttp://nonprofitarchitect.org/blog Ultimate Podcast Guidehttps://nonprofitarchitect.org/ultimate-podcast-guide/ Ultimate Podcast Course fully WASC accreditedhttps://envisageconnect.com/education-training/partner-products/synergy-learning-institute/ Subscribe and Leave a Reviewhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nonprofit-architect-podcast/id1481292481 Get Fully Funded by Sharing the Credithttps://mpro.sharingthecredit.com/appointly/appointments_public/form/DBF73E8A-7D93-438E-B42C-6683022EE380
Sep 6
1 hr 6 min
Dean Crownover: Preview
He has raised millions of fundraising dollars for his nonprofit clients. Dean can manage even the most boisterous crowd while generating millions of dollars. He has twelve years of experience as an auctioneer and is skilled at charity auctions. Dean Crownover joins Travis to discuss how to get the most out of your gala and auction. {You can hear the full episode on Tuesday, September 6th}
Sep 2
1 min
How to Get Involved in the Arts with Michael Markiewicz
Learn how to make sure you have the correct advisors in your immediate vicinity. Learn how you can figure out how to best utilize the legislation and the laws as they currently stand to reduce the amount you will need to pay to the government, whether it be the federal or state.Remarkable Quotes:Michael: Many young people have dreams of performing on a stage, but they don't have the training. Michael: What happens in the books and records is how it gets transferred onto the tax return.Travis: Figure out what it is that you're good at and hire out the rest.Michael: If a nonprofit organization participates in an activity that generates nonrelated income, it’s called the unrelated business tax. Highlights:{01:30} The journey of Michael Markiewicz{11:10} The Broadway Dreams Foundation{18:46} Things nonprofits may miss when they are preparing their taxes{23:00} The unrelated business taxMichael Markiewicz Bio: With over 35 years of experience in providing financial guidance to entertainment professionals, family offices, small businesses, and C-level executives, Michael Markiewicz is the founder and owner of Markiewicz Enterprises, LLC, a New York-based financial services company specializing in CPA services, consulting services and asset protection.​As a CPA and certified financial planner, Michael provides premium services, with particular expertise in providing production accounting services for films in all stages of development from pre-production through post-production.  Included in those services is the application for pre-certification of film tax credits and the final application for credit funds to be received. Other focuses of his practice are outsourced family office administrative services and business management for sports and entertainment figures. Outside of his practice, Michael is a successful investor, speaker, and is very involved with many philanthropic endeavors. ​Michael graduated from Tufts University with BA in Economics and Sociology. He received his MBA and MS in Accounting from Northeastern University. As a CPA, PFS (Personal Financial Specialist), and CFP, he is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Estate Planning Council of New York City where he recently served as a Board Member. He is also the Finance Director of Marriage Equality USA and a member of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.​​Outside of his professional life, Michael studies and plays guitar enjoys singing, artist in oil and other media, loves movies and the theatre (where he is also an occasional investor) and is a huge animal rights activist. Michael also serves on the board of Moving Windmills Project, Inc, and acts as treasurer, a non-profit organization where mission is rural economic development and education in Malawi, Africa. Michael lives in Chelsea (Manhattan) with his husband Mark and their beloved wire-haired dachshunds, Maggie and Lily.Connect with Michael:  https://www.michaelmarkiewicz.netNonprofit Architect Podcast LinksMore Episodeshttp://nonprofitarchitect.org/blog Ultimate Podcast Guidehttps://nonprofitarchitect.org/ultimate-podcast-guide/ Ultimate Podcast Course fully WASC accreditedhttps://envisageconnect.com/education-training/partner-products/synergy-learning-institute/ Subscribe and Leave a Reviewhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nonprofit-architect-podcast/id1481292481 Get Fully Funded by Sharing the Credithttps://mpro.sharingthecredit.com/appointly/appointments_public/form/DBF73E8A-7D93-438E-B42C-6683022EE380
Aug 30
31 min
Michael Markiewicz: Preview
Learn how to make sure you have the correct advisors in your immediate vicinity. Learn how you can figure out how to best utilize the legislation and the laws as they currently stand to reduce the amount you will need to pay to the government, whether it be the federal or state. {You can hear the full episode on 30th}
Aug 26
2 min
How to fundraise in post pandemic world with Dee Dee Kiesow
If your nonprofit has not made changes in the last two years, you’re going to be left behind. If you want your donors to be joyful, lifelong givers then you are going to want to listen to these tips from Dee Dee Kiesow. Remarkable Quotes:Dee Dee: If you don't change how you raise money, you're going to be left in the dust.Travis:     What we tend not to do, especially in America, is celebrate all the little things that we've done.Dee Dee: Educate donors on the transformation that you provide.Dee Dee: Don’t use so much electronics and technology that you make the donor have to jump through burning hoops to give their gift.Highlights:{01:37} What Dee Dee has been up to since we talked to her last{06:54} The inspiration behind the book{11:06} Lifetime donor value {15:46} Joyful giving {20:00} Are you willing to change? Dee Dee Kiesow’s bio:Dee Dee Kiesow is an Internationally recognized, award-winning fundraising strategist, trainer, and mentor. She is the author of Fundraising in a Post-Pandemic World.She is a philanthropic force who raises tens of millions of dollars annually with her non-profit clients. Her 30 years of experience working in non-profit organizations, is how she branded Six-Figure Fundraising Formulas came to be.Her mission is to empower while teaching and mentoring professionals who serve to raise six figures without asking for a dime.Dee Dee Kiesow brings her practical experience from hundreds of situations to transform your bottom line, raise funds with a servant’s heart, and invite gifts in the spirit of philanthropic joy.Connect with Dee Dee:https://www.linkedin.com/in/dee-dee-kiesow-bas-06467734Nonprofit Architect Podcast LinksMore Episodeshttp://nonprofitarchitect.org/blog Ultimate Podcast Guidehttps://nonprofitarchitect.org/ultimate-podcast-guide/ Ultimate Podcast Course fully WASC accreditedhttps://envisageconnect.com/education-training/partner-products/synergy-learning-institute/ Subscribe and Leave a Reviewhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nonprofit-architect-podcast/id1481292481 Get Fully Funded with Sharing the Credithttps://mpro.sharingthecredit.com/appointly/appointments_public/form/DBF73E8A-7D93-438E-B42C-6683022EE380
Aug 23
37 min
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