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Rewiring Social Good? What Are You Talking About?

Rewiring Social Good? What Are You Talking About?

By Josh Jacobson This month, Next Stage embarked on a new initiative – to “rewire social good, building a new bridge between the private sector and nonprofits that creates a win-win-win value proposition.” Sorry, what? It is a pretty bold declaration for us but one...
We’re Hiring: Marketing Specialist

We’re Hiring: Marketing Specialist

Next Stage is adding to our team! We’re looking for a digital marketing expert who is passionate about social good and lives to tell a good story. They need to be a creative, strategic thinker who also understands that detailed execution is critical for success....
Asking the Right Questions: Storytelling With Integrity

Asking the Right Questions: Storytelling With Integrity

by Janet Ervin Our July 24 episode of What’s Next featured a panel of veteran journalists and storytellers sharing their best advice for crafting compelling, empathetic content. If you missed the dynamic discussion, we made it available for download here. Our...
Reflections on the Next Stage Summer Fellowship

Reflections on the Next Stage Summer Fellowship

by Michi LaCorte Joining the Next Stage team in the midst of a global pandemic and getting to know them and the six CULTIVATE cohort organizations over Zoom has definitely been an unusual experience, but to say the least, I have made memories. I came into the Davidson...
Let’s Talk Story

Let’s Talk Story

by Janet Ervin I’ve always been a reader – from the time I was old enough to sound out words, I was walking around with a book in front of my face. I grew up just north of here, in Statesville, where my family had the Charlotte Observer delivered every day. I learned...
Position Announcement:  President/CEO, House of Mercy

Position Announcement: President/CEO, House of Mercy

House of Mercy President/CEO – Position Description Title:                 President/CEO Department:     Administration FLSA:                Full Time Location:          100 McAuley Circle, Belmont, NC 28012 Reports To:       House of Mercy Board of Directors...
The Start of a New Era

The Start of a New Era

by Josh Jacobson Next Stage has new branding and I couldn’t be prouder of what that means. When I started the firm back at the end of 2013, I have to admit that I didn’t have a clear picture of where it was going. I knew the type of work I wanted to do and...