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How to tell a story: Spellbinders shares tips for nonprofits

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Spellbinders is one of our favorite kinds of nonprofits—the kind that brings together two diverse groups for the benefit of both. In Spellbinders’ case, those two groups are elementary school (and sometimes older) kids and … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: How to lead a meeting

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Developing organizational, leadership and speaking skills is essential to leading meetings, an event we will all likely face someday as professionals (if we haven’t already). Whether the group you are leading is two or three … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Why public speaking is the most important professional skill you can have

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting There are many skills a young nonprofit professional should perfect, but one of those skills is the key to opening all other doors. Above all, a young professional should be well versed and comfortable speaking … Continue reading

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