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Charity Therapy

Jul 27, 2023

Hey there! We are back again, and this time we’re delving into the nitty-gritty of growing a small team in the nonprofit sector.

We've been through the ups and downs of growing our own team at Birken Law Office, and we're here to share our ups and downs. From building an organizational culture to adapting to changing group dynamics, we've got you covered!

In this episode, we're tackling a question from a listener who's part of a faith-based social services ministry. They're dealing with messy communication and a lack of project management … and they're about to significantly increase their staff. Yikes! We get it. It's like being handed a unicycle when you've only just mastered walking. But don't stress. We'll share our favorite tools (spoiler alert: we're big fans of Agile and Kanban methodologies) and tips for making work easier and more streamlined, no matter your mission. 

And, of course, we're bringing our usual blend of humor and empathy to the table. Get ready for an insightful discussion that will empower you to manage your nonprofit growth.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just strapping on your nonprofit boots, join us for a chat that's as entertaining as it is informative. Don't forget to bring your toughest questions - we ain't scared!

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Our personal experiences in growing the team at Birken Law 

  • How to establish a strong organizational culture

  • How to get out of your inbox (for real!)

  • What project management tools can do to change your work life

  • How to use Agile and Kanban project management methodologies to streamline your work

  • Why your job descriptions really matter 

  • Why delegation is the SECRET to team success

  • How to consciously cultivate a team culture that aligns with the mission

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