12: My Story & Mentoring (No BS)

September 18, 2017

Zoot Velasco, our host, gave the keynote speech at the Utah State Poverty Conference for Utah Community Action Partnership this week. He explained the importance of our work and how it affected him personally... no BS.


11: Boards’ BS with Jan Masaoka

September 10, 2017

Jan Masaoka, returns to discuss all the BS surrounding board issues.  


10: Planning BS with Jan Masaoka

September 7, 2017

We discuss strategic planning and get to the heart of what works and new ways to plan with  Jan Masaoka, one of the county's top leaders of the sector, who literally wrote the book on the subject!  Next week we will hear part 2 of the interview with Jan on Boards.


09: Our Guests’ BS

August 28, 2017

We go over the BS given to us by our guests over the season, including planning, resources, and more.


08: “One Big Fundraiser”

August 18, 2017

In this episode we dispel the myth that the big gala is the best method of fundraising for organizations with our guest, Cathie Mostovoy of Mostovoy Strategies. 


07: “Going Digital” BS

August 14, 2017

We talk all this Millennial Marketing with the Pied Piper of Youth Marketing,Tar Rakhra


06: “Who Cares What The Mission Statement Is?”

August 7, 2017

In this episode, we critique the good, the bad and the ugly of mission statements with Author of The Nonprofit Kit for DummiesFrances Phillips.


05: “Other Nonprofits Are Our Competition”

July 28, 2017

In this episode, we examine the idea that a high tide rises all ships and discuss strategic partnerships and collective impact projects with Shelley Hoss, CEO of the Orange County Community Foundation and her VP (the other part of this dynamic duo), Todd Hanson.


04: “We Follow Robert’s Rules”

July 21, 2017

In this episode, we call the bluff of many boards who swear they adhere to Robert's Rules of Order. We partner with the Nonprofit Ally podcast on this episode where Steve Vick interviewed Susan Leahy, author of Roberts Rules Made Simple.


03: “Boards of Directors Direct”

July 18, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the myth that a board’s job is to direct staff including an interview with Third Sector Founder, President & CEO, Jeffrey R. Wilcox