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The New Normal: Virtual Event Recap

The New Normal: Virtual Event Recap

  Thank you again to everyone who joined us on The New Normal to talk about what happens when a crisis interferes with your spring event schedule. Huge thank you to our panelists for sharing their wisdom and lessons learned. Unfortunately, we had some technical...
You’ve got this.

You’ve got this.

It’s been quite the week, hasn’t it?  We appreciate everyone who joined us this afternoon for The New Normal. The conversation was honest, meaningful and exactly what we needed to hear. If you missed it or want to share with friends, you can access the recording...
3 Lessons from the Great Recession

3 Lessons from the Great Recession

By Josh Jacobson Hello Charlotte, how is everyone doing? No, I mean it. Are you doing okay? I hope you are. This post is meant to make you feel better, so I’m going to state that on the front end. All of us at Next Stage remain bullish on where our community is going...
The New Normal

The New Normal

Early last week, life in Charlotte turned upside down as businesses, nonprofits and families rushed to adapt to home-based digital life. Many of us are homeschooling kids, figuring out how to have virtual board meetings (anyone else doing the ZoomMullet?), calculating...
Kris Reid Cares About the Local Food System

Kris Reid Cares About the Local Food System

The article below was published by The Biscuit as a part of Josh’s new series highlighting staff leaders in Charlotte’s nonprofit sector who are shaking things up and making an impact. You can find it, here.   “You know what’s more contagious than [coronavirus] …...
A Formula for Fundraising Success During COVID-19

A Formula for Fundraising Success During COVID-19

By Josh Jacobson One upside to the coronavirus (did I really just type that?) is reconnecting with current and past clients. I’ve enjoyed the check-in calls with friends new and old over the last few days. Most have had a theme. Can you guess it? Yes, fundraising is...
So Your Event Was Cancelled, Now What? 

So Your Event Was Cancelled, Now What? 

By Janet Ervin Galas, walks, golf tournaments, luncheons – our email inboxes were filled last week with cancellation after cancellation. I’ve had to cancel or disrupt several events for weather and I once had to shut down a charity walk trail because deer jumped...
We’ve Got Your Back

We’ve Got Your Back

You’ve received a ton of emails and read a number of blog posts informing you of the many ways companies plan on handling COVID-19. This is not one of those blog posts. This communication is about you. As a champion of social good, you are an incredibly...