How to start a not-for-profit | Dan Marquez SIWIKE (DM-002)


July 24th, 2023

41 mins 51 secs

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About this Episode

In this insightful episode, Luki discusses the ins and outs of running a volunteer organization with special guest, Dan.

They delve deep into the experiences, challenges, and SIWIKE (Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier) of starting and scaling nonprofit groups, with a focus on the University Consulting Group (UCG).

Dan shares invaluable wisdom on keeping the mission clear, the importance of communication, and why understanding your organization's 'immovable truths' can guide your decision-making process.

Whether you're thinking of starting your own nonprofit or student club, or you're already on that journey, this episode is a treasure trove of insights you don't want to miss!

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00:00 Intro
06:20 Student Organization
14:38 Different Leadership Roles
18:00 Client Sourcing
22:50 Challenges with not-for-profit organization
28:50 Organization Expansion
34:00 People Problems
38:00 Value of your organization

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