The 5 Key Steps for Successful Project Management
Starting a new project at work can be daunting. Questions immediately begin circulating: Where do you even begin? How will you meet the deadlines? Do you have the right resources to be successful? Here at JCA, we’re experienced at managing projects. So we’ve pooled our knowledge and put together this list of five key steps to make your project a success.
Work Smarter: 6 Tips to Effectively Crowdsource Your Documentation
As much of the nonprofit workforce continues to work remotely, documenting your organization’s policies and procedures will be the cornerstone to operational success. But finding the time to document your work can be tricky—it often gets lost in the everyday shuffle. Read on for tips to help you crowdsource your documentation and leverage technology, process, and people to build an effective framework.
7 Habits of Highly Effective Advancement Operations
We’re eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic and new business norms—shaped by rapid change and unexpected challenges—are starting to set. While you cannot change the fundraising landscape, you CAN look inward at your operations. By adopting these seven habits, you can strive to make every action count and drive results by leveraging people, processes, and technology to optimize your organization’s fundraising activities.
What Now? How Ticketing Offices Can Be Proactive When Dark
There is no doubt that COVID-19 has brought many challenges to you and your arts organization in terms of daily operations. The initial stages of the shutdown brought chaos, but initial shock has worn off and we are left to wonder “what now?” In this blog, we discuss how ticketing offices can stay proactive while dark, to put them in the best position for reopening.
Be Prepared: A Step by Step Guide to Creating a Business Continuity Plan
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many nonprofits have realized the need for emergency plans to keep business operations up and running. Yet many organizations still do not have these contingency plans in place. So how do you make sure you are prepared for any future emergencies? Read on for our step by step guide to creating a Business Continuity Plan.
Persisting in the Pandemic: Evaluating Nonprofit People, Processes, and Technology
COVID-19 forced many nonprofits to quickly transition to work from home. This was more challenging for some than others—but here we are. If this is the new normal, how can an organization prepare for a longer-term remote work scenario? We’ll look at ways to evaluate people, processes, and technology to persist through the pandemic.
Leading from Home
Remember when working from home seemed like a dream come true? How quickly that wore off... And when you are a supervisor of a remote team, the challenges are compounded. Work from Home (WFH) + Lead from Home (LFH) = Big Challenge. But you are not alone—read on for advice on how to tackle your remote leadership challenges.
Suddenly Remote: 7 Tips for a Successful Virtual Workforce
Many organizations are suddenly moving to a remote workforce—but JCA is no stranger to working virtually. Our team is distributed over the entire U.S., and as far away as Canada and Scotland. Here are some tips to help ease an abrupt transition into the virtual workplace.