Small Business Advisory Council

20 S. Clark St.

United States

Managing Up: Your Path to a Happy Boss and a Flourishing Nonprofit Career
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

About the Event:

If you’ve ever wondered, “Why is my colleague getting more recognition than me?”, “How can I move up faster?”, or thought “If I just do a good job, I know I’ll get a ahead” then come let Elizabeth Finlayson, The Non-Profit Coach, teach you what your boss really wants, how to give it to them, and how this is the fastest way to a flourishing career. Hear lots of real life examples to avoid mistakes she’s made with bosses and qualities she’s loved in employees. Covered in this workshop are: 10 things your boss is looking for, how to make yourself happy while managing up, how to manage a mistake, and how to find a good boss.

About the Speaker:

Elizabeth Finlayson, “your professional non-profit mentor”, is a non-profit professional coach. With 13 years of experience at small and mid-sized non-profits, she has a passion for helping professionals navigate the rocky waters of non-profit life. Elizabeth has worked in every area of development culminating in running a department. Career highlights include: An 80% funding rate as a grant writer, growing an annual gala’s attendance by 280% over four years including twice significantly exceeding goal, revitalizing a direct mail program that brought in $75,000 in the second year, and increasing the number of major donors by 78% over four years. With her background as a professional actor, she facilitates workshops on a variety of topics.



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