The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of the Twin Cities (YNPN-TC) recently announced their topics for the 2011 Emerging Leaders Network Lunch Series and if you haven't been able to made it to one yet, you're in luck, because the next one is tomorrow! These free and informal lunches allow for exploration of a relevant topic with peers, encourage information-sharing and resource-swapping, and always begin with a round or two of "speed networking." Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and insights, business cards, and of course, lunch!
2011 Emerging Leaders Network Lunch SeriesInterested in growing your leadership skills? Attend any (or all) of our new line-up of Emerging Leaders Network Lunches (ELN), co-sponsored by the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. Each month you will explore a topic with your peers, share information, swap resources, and build on skills you can take back to your organization. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, perfect for getting to know your nonprofit peers.Bring your lunch, business cards, questions and ideas on the 3rd Friday of each month!2011 Session Dates & TopicsJanuary 21 – The Café is OpenFebruary 18 – Building your Network and Make it Work for YouMarch 18 – Foundations 101April 15 – The Gray Area: How to Navigate the Line Between Professional and PersonalMay 20 – How to Ask for What You WantJune 17 – Board of Directors 101July 15 – Say What? How to Communicate with Different Personality TypesAugust 19 – Development 101September 16 – Leading from the MiddleOctober 21 – Civic Engagement and NonprofitsNovember 18 – Finance 101December 16 – Is being an Executive Director in my future