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  • 00:14

    Connecting NonProfits

    in Business

    Today on Community Voices with Carly Alyssa Thorne we talk with John Suffern, VP of Non-Profit Services and Solutions at Lumity. We talk about non-profits and about Lumity connecting nonprofits to vital resources.


    With 24 years of experience in information data management, workforce development, business development, customer relations and project management, John now leads the Non-Profit Services division at Lumity which includes Technology, Finance, Training, and NPO.net


    To Learn More about John Suffern and Lumity go to: http://www.lumity.org


    To see Full Blog post with Links, Bios, Embeds of Podcast and Videos Interviews go to: http://carlyalyssathorne.com/connecting-nonprofits/


    ?To become a guest on one of our Shows go to: http://carlyalyssathorne.com/be-a-guest-on-one-of-our-shows


     

  • 00:56

    Patrick Hibbard: Social Enterprise, Lean Startup and More!

    in Entrepreneur

    Host Dr. Victoria Boyd welcomes Patrick Hibbard, Sr. National Consultant, Social Enterprise Ventures, LLC and owner of Patrick Hibbard Consulting. Hibbard has a MBA in Policy & Planning and International Management, and has worked with nonprofits on strategy, organizational structure, and social enterprise issues; as well as with small businesses on how to incorporate issues of social and environmental impact in their strategy and how to use this as a competitive advantage. Summer of 2014 he travelled to Guatemala to work with the Social Entrepreneur Corps and consulted with local organizations on achieving social impact through the entrepreneurial model. He helped set up entrepreneurs in communities that sold products with high social impact; such as water filters, reading glasses, fuel-efficient stoves, etc.


    Today we will continue our discussion on Social Enterprise and also the beeiftis and limitations in applying the Lean Startup Methodology to SE. 

  • 00:53

    WARRIOR WOMAN RADIO- COACH SANDI MITCHELL, APEX LEADERSHIP COACHING

    in Lifestyle

    Sandi Mitchell is President and CEO of APEX Leadership Coaching, a firm dedicated to both people and profitability through intentional emphasis on leadership, negotiation, and emotional intelligence for extraordinary leaders. Sandi knows leadership requires more than simply having followers. Her passion is working with high-achieving leaders who want to transition from leading followers to leading leaders. 


    Sandi works with leaders from major corporations, small businesses, and nonprofits to help improve and/or accelerate in areas such as: leadership presence and capability, senior team alignment, strategic planning, emotionally intelligent negotiations, and employee engagement. Her approach utilizes hands-on experiential learning, resulting in the highest impact and results through sustainable, long-term productivity improvements. 


    Her experience and skills come from over 30 years working in the corporate world, as a business owner, and as a certified Executive Coach. Sandi is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation, a Certified Professional Coach with the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching, and a certified EQ-i 2.0, EQ-i 360, and DiSC facilitator. 


    Previous to starting APEX Leadership Coaching, Sandi was the Dean of Tech Learning Institute, a corporate university she created in the Technology department at Sabre Holdings, training over 4200 employees in more than 46 countries. There Sandi focused on the communication, emotional intelligence, alignment in virtual teams, leadership development, and coaching of the Technology leaders and their teams. She also spent 6 years as Chief of Staff in the Legal and HR departments at Sabre. 


     

  • Positively Autistic: Autism, God's Bright Kids--Back to School!

    in Lifestyle

    Today's show will be about back to school ideas. Many have already started school, but like Dana's family, some have not. You will find out about practical ideas that's helpful for both the public school student and homeschooling student, plus ideas on how to make homeschooling different and fun and exciting! And how to help your Autistic child through it while keeping your sanity!


    Dana is the owner of AngelArts, a Creative Arts Agency and Publishing House. Seven years ago, she discovered that her son and husband both have Aspergers. It's opened up a whole new world for her and her family. Yes, there are incredible challenges, but she chooses to see how God has blessed her family through it.
    Her son created a painting that became an inspiration for her Autism Awareness product line, Autism: God's Bright Kids. She also is publishing a book called "Angels in the Midst: Rising Above Autism and Aspergers," a collection of stories, poetry, videos, and artwork about how God uses ordinary people in the challenge of living with Autism and how He works in the midst of it. She is looking for submissions, sponsors, and nonprofits to give a portion of the revenue to.

  • 00:33

    TALK! with Marie Presents NonProfit Commons, Live Music & Poetry in Second Life

    in Music

     


    Today's show features Musicians James Olmos, Tukso Okey, Noma Falta, Danny Gali, Oscar Butler, Tim Behrens and Jordan Reyne. Marie also shares the work of NonProfit Commons, SafeNight and TechSoup. Stay connected on twitter!


    Featured Organizations:


    The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.


    SafeNight is a mobile app that alerts individual donors to fund hotel rooms when local domestic violence shelters are full. Agencies use a web-based tool to send a request for emergency funding and donors receive an opportunity to pay via SafeNight.


     

  • 01:02

    Wealthy Wednesday with guest Evan Zislis from Intentional Solutions

    in Entrepreneur

    Wealthy Wednesday Radio show hosted by Luci McMonagle, an Abundance Success Coach, is for Women Entrepreneurs like you that is ready to make an impact on the world, attract your ideal clients, create more sales and use public speaking as a platform to increase your influence. Like our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WealthyWednesdayRadio


    Our guest speaker is Evan Zislis has a Master’s degree in curriculum development & experiential education, he started his career as a 7th grade teacher at Aspen Middle School. Serving several nonprofits of Aspen Valley in program development & organizational leadership he created his own consulting firm in 2012.  Evan is an author in The Aspen Times called “Life.Simplified.” His first book, ClutterFree Revolution: Simplify Your Stuff, Organize Your Life & Save the World, became an overnight bestseller. Recently expanded with foreword by Dr. Melva Green from critically acclaimed TV series, Hoarders, Evan will launch the new version of ClutterFree Revolution in the summer 2015. Evan’s signature programs are ClutterFree Revolution ACADEMY (a 90-day boot camp for households) and “2 for Teachers,” (a philanthropic program delivering organizational consulting to public school teachers across the country for free).   www.MyIntentionalSolutions.com www.ClutterFreeRevolution.com 


    www.Facebook.com/ClutterFreeRevolution

  • 00:38

    Making Community Assets Count: Learning to Navigate Census.gov

    in Management

    Ileana Serrano, Data Dissemination Specialist with the Census Bureau, will be the featured guest on Monday’s episode. “People tend to think about the Census as an event that happens every ten years”, Serrano said.  “They would be amazed at the resources we have for small businesses and nonprofits to make plans that will take them to the next level.” The American Fact Finder and Economic Census can help nonprofit leaders and small business owners develop customized data sets to develop business plans, proposals, programs, advocate for their communities and roll out new products.


    The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The U.S. Census Bureau is overseen by the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) within the Department of Commerce. The Economics and Statistics Administration provides high-quality economic analysis and fosters the missions of the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.


    Call in live at (347) 884-8121. You don't need an account to listen, but, if you want to participate in an online chat, open a listener-only account at https://secure.blogtalkradio.com/register.aspx?type=listener to participate in a live chat.


    Visit http://valeriefleonard.com and http://valeriefleonard.com/nonprofitu


    Follow @VFLeonard and @NonprofitU

  • 00:51

    Positively Autistic: Autism, God's Bright Kids--Sharing Extravaganza Part 2

    in Lifestyle

    Today is going to be a sharing extravaganza part two! I am going to continue sharing some very helpful, encouraging and practical ideas for those dealing with the challenge of Autism. Come and listen and of course call in if you have an inspiring story to share with us!


    Dana is the owner of AngelArts, a Creative Arts Agency and Publishing House. Seven years ago, she discovered that her son and husband both have Aspergers. It's opened up a whole new world for her and her family. Yes, there are incredible challenges, but she chooses to see how God has blessed her family through it.



    Her son created a painting that became an inspiration for her Autism Awareness product line, Autism: God's Bright Kids. She also is publishing a book called "Angels in the Midst: Rising Above Autism and Aspergers," a collection of stories, poetry, videos, and artwork about how God uses ordinary people in the challenge of living with Autism and how He works in the midst of it. She is looking for submissions, sponsors, and nonprofits to give a portion of the revenue to.

  • 01:33

    iBloom Radio W/Host La Deema Burns W/Cherise Riley

    in Spirituality

     I am your Host La Deema Burns, Tonight My guest is Cherise L. Riley is the CEO/Founder of Destiny Empowerment International, Motivational Speaker, Life & Business Coach, Radio Show Host, Author of the upcoming book “Empowered Destiny”, Upcoming TV Talk show Host of Faith 4 Real and Recreating Your Life with Cherise with over 18yrs of Corporate Training. Leadership & Business Development and Management. Cherise’s proven ability to teach individuals how to Recreate their life, has helped hundreds of men and women worldwide to not merely exist, but to actually LIVE Pursuing purpose while embracing Destiny. Destiny Empowerment has helped create many profitable businesses, recognized local community nonprofits, motivational speakers and authors.


    We want our Listeners to be apart of the Show call in ask our guest questions,Be a part of our Blooming Moments .. It’s about what has God done in your life this past week or even today call in share them on the show or on our iBloom Radio Facebook Group page


    You will be encouraged and empowered to Bloom into your divine purpose God has for you.


    Join us on our face book group page https://www.facebook.com/groups/780062502088310/


    Or connect with me La Deema Burns through my website http://www.ladeemaburns.net to the iBloom Movement/Radio page and summit your information there to get the iBloom Newsletter also stay connected through my personal facebook https://www.facebook.com/la.deema.burns

  • 00:31

    Eartha Watts Hicks, Renowed author, music publisher and editor

    in Books

    She is the founder of Earthatone Enterprises and Earthatone Books, an imprint of Earthatone Enterprises, LLC. She has designed and published titles for herself and others. She has also lead self publishing workshops, writing, and publicity workshops for the New York City Parks Department, the National Writers Union, Project Enterprise, and other not for profits. A freelance PR writer and editor, she offers select small business owners, houses of worship, nonprofits, film projects, and independent artists (poets, authors and musicians) quality press material and market copy at a reasonable price. Many have been effective in gaining national and international exposure. As an affiliate of BlackPR.com, s. Eartha offers a range of publicity services and specializes in interactive digital media kits. She is a member of Women in PR, the Black Public Relations Society, the New York Association of Black Journalist, as well as a contributing writer for Harlem World's Magazine's blog site and several other online publications. She is a former board member of Cultivating Our Sisterhood International Association a 501(c)(3).


    She is the award-winning author of Love Changes, as well as a songwriter, music publisher, member of ASCAP.Eartha is writing fellow of the Center for Black Literature and the North Country Institute, Eartha has studied under other award-winning authors, including Valerie Wilson Wesley, Chris Abani, and Bernice McFadden. Eartha is also a member of the acclaimed Harlem Writers Guild, a writing network that has helped developed the talents of Grace F. Edwards, Lorraine Hansberry, Sarah Elizabeth Wright, Audrey Lorde, Walter Dean Myers, Ruby Dee, Paul Robeson, Maya Angelou, and Terry McMillan. In June of 2013, Miss Watts-Hicks received the Just R.E.A.D. 'literary game-changers' Award by the NYCHA branch of the NAACP and was named a 2013 NAACP ambassador for literacy.

  • 00:22

    First Books FREE Books in Eastern NC

    in Family

    You ask for better and leaders in our community have answered the call.  FREE BOOKS  First Books ...  Help bring 40,000 FREE books to Eastern North Carolina.  First Book is a nonprofit organization that provides new books and educational resources for free and at low cost to schools and program serving children in need.  We need 2,000 individuals who work in organizations that serve at least 70% or more of children from low-income families to register to pick up books.  This programs serves children 0 to 18.  Here are some of the agencies that are available....  nonprofits, churches, all schools, afterschool programs, daycares, social services, group homes, juvenile detention centers, mothers programs and the like.  We need at least 1500 registrants by August 15th.  The books will be delivered August 29th.  


    You can register by clicking the link http://register.firstbook.org/?rgst=dtecGreenvilleNC