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Now displaying: January, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Do you need a mentor? Do you know what kind of mentor you need, or what you’re looking to gain from a mentoring relationship? In today’s episode, Tiffany Crumpton, Vice President of Renewals and Retention at Blackbaud and active member of Blackbaud's Senior Women's Community, joins the podcast to discuss mentorship. Listen in to learn about what mentorship means and how it differs from sponsorship, the different kinds of mentors out there, and how to get the most out of a mentor.

 

Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • How Tiffany defines mentoring and what it means to her
  • What sponsorship means
  • The different kinds of mentors
  • What to think about identifying a mentor
  • How to get the most out of a mentor
  • The importance of checking back in
  • One of Tiffany’s experiences with a mentor relationship

 

Resources:

Tiffany Crumpton

 

Quotes: 

“When you’re identifying a mentor, be really upfront with them about why you’re asking them, why you thought of that person.”

“I also believe that the best mentors are always mentees themselves.”

“Look for the type of sponsor you want, the gender doesn’t matter.”

Jan 13, 2022

Giving doesn’t stay static. As things change and more innovations become available, giving changes with it, and that’s true for the upcoming year too. Today, you’ll be hearing about some of the changes and giving and how social good organizations and donors are affected.

Sonia Nigam, Co-founder and CEO of Change, and Amar Shah, Co-founder and President of Change, discuss changes in online shopping, how social good organizations are adjusting to cryptocurrencies and NFTs, and what’s going to happen going forward in 2022

 

Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • How the online giving landscape is changing
  • How the online shopping experience is changing
  • What is crypto is and how it’s used
  • The number of nonprofits accepting cryptocurrency
  • How many donors are interested in giving via cryptocurrency
  • What NFTs are and how it could be used in giving
  • How NFTs can become a bigger part of online strategies
  • What’s going to happen in giving in 2022
  • Advice for social good organizations
  • Convincing leaders and staffers to be willing to experiment
  • How listeners can learn more about what’s happening at Change

 

Resources:

Sonia Nigam

Amar Shah

Change Blog

 

Quotes: 

“I feel like one of the most interesting evolutions around giving today is how it’s becoming more experience-based.” –Sonia Nigam

“Social good’s really at the foundation of this ecosystem.” –Sonia Nigam

“I think one of the biggest things that’s going to continue is the increase in online giving, either via e-commerce or even via cryptocurrency.” –Amir Shah

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