EXECUTIVE 1-ON-1 COACHING
GEMtrainers offers discreet, transformational and business-practical coaching for non-profit business leaders seeking to accelerate their performance and that of their organizations.
We share powerful, actionable, on-the-job techniques, tips, tools & strategies to help leaders work on their improvement points.
Leaders work with us to gain unparalleled insight into the essence of who they are, but most importantly, they discover the massive potential they possess to become even stronger leaders who bring even greater value.
We will work with you to strengthen your personal and organization positioning, brand story, visual identity, & messaging. We will teach you how use communications more effectively, including social media, traditional media, and public speaking. We can assist you with:
Developing key messages & media.
Advancing priority campaigns.
Understanding the news cycle.
Monitoring risks & seizing opportunities.
Building relationships with & pitch print, broadcast & new media journalists.
Coach & develop leaders & senior staffers as media spokespeople.
Brand's overview, the strictly defined mission
The "Tone of Voice" - rules of how the brand communicates with its audience.
Rules of Logo Usage - exclusion zones, minimum and maximum sizes. Do's and Dont's
Business Card Design
Social Media templates
FUNDRAISING & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SCALE | COLLABORATE | SUSTAIN
We teach fundraisers what your competition wants to keep secret. We know that the problem with funding visionary work has always been that philanthropy hasn't yet caught up. If any of the scenarios below describe your fundraising efforts, it’s certain that GEMTrainers can help you and your organization.
Have a board whose members head for the exits every time the “f” word if used?
Do you have a difficult time getting foundation Program Officers to invite you to meet?
Do your fundraising totals resemble the ups and downs of a roller coaster?
Think large gifts from reliable investor-donors are beyond your reach?
Wonder Why Your Fundraising Never Seems to Get Any Easier?
STRATEGIC ADVICE: ADVOCACY & ORGANIZING CAMPAIGNS
PATH TO VICTORY
We can help you build new, effective brands for your advocacy campaign, help tear down existing ineffective strategies and neutralize opponents who work to harm movements, by ruthlessly focusing on executing compelling co-created strategies that leave nothing to chance.
NOTHING LEFT TO CHANCE
No advocacy/organizing campaign was ever won by accident. We are meticulous planners. You'll know exactly what to expect and we keep our clients informed of the status of our work and follow up on every item to make sure no balls are dropped. We also understand the importance of shifting on a dime.
GEMtrainers supports philanthropic institutions seeking to engage in thoughtful, effective philanthropy. We offer a roadmap to investments in grassroots efforts, local and national policy advocacy and campaign organizing for foundations & individuals, offering an overview of issues that philanthropists may want to consider as they create their own investment strategies.
FOUNDER & SENIOR CONSULTANT
Glenn E. Martin
Before launching GEMTrainers, Glenn E. Martin founded and served as President of JustLeadershipUSA for three years, an organization dedicated to cutting the U.S. correctional population in half by 2030. For almost 20 years, he has been part of the vanguard of successful non-profit leaders in America.
Prior to founding JustLeadershipUSA, he was the Vice President of The Fortune Society, where he founded and led the David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy. He also served as the Co-Director of the National HIRE Network at the Legal Action Center, and is a co-founder of the Education from the Inside Out Coalition. Glenn is also the founder of the #CLOSErikers campaign in NYC.
Glenn’s bold, unflinching leadership is recognized by leaders from across the political spectrum. He is a sought after public speaker and a frequent media guest appearing on national news outlets such as NPR, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, Al Jazeera and CSPAN.