Sheila Dwyer Schwartz – Episode 23

Sheila Dwyer Schwartz is the founder and principal of Dwyer Philanthropy. She started her consultancy because she wanted to work for mid-level nonprofits.

Her experience was in working for larger organizations and this was her way of working with a bunch of organizations she felt she could make an impact with.

Learn more about her consultancy on her website.

Click here to listen on YouTube!

Topic Timestamps:

  • How long have you been running your consultancy? [01:17]
  • How did you expand? [02:15]
  • How do you utilize LinkedIn? [03:39]
  • How do you create a sense of urgency? [04:37]
  • How do you reject working with a client? [07:27]
  • How do you measure success? [09:05]
  • Does your team work in the same location? [13:53]
  • What would you change if you were starting over? [17:30]
  • How do you work with long term clients? [19:29]
  • Billing [20:26]
  • What’s your typical schedule? [21:23]
  • Lightning Round [23:05]

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