I was recently featured on Nonprofit Marketers Guide’s “A Day in the Life” series! How fun!
Laurice Grae-Hauck is a marketer passionate about social justice, art equity, and dismantling oppressive systems. And this is her typical day:
Before 8:00 a.m. – My daughter wakes me up before the alarm does most days. At 8 years old I am grateful that she still wants to snuggle with us, but that usually means we’re behind schedule.
I take the dogs downstairs and put them in the yard while I make a carafe of coffee.
Shower while coffee brews.
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m – Get the kiddo breakfast, pack our lunches, feed the dogs, find her shoes, run upstairs 15 times for various forgotten items, unplug the EV, pull out of the garage, remember something, run back in the house, see that my husbands car is behind me in the driveway, move his car, we’re on our way!
Drop-off the kiddo, check traffic, determine fastest way to work and realize there’s a Target on the way so stop to pick up dog food (and likely a cute top for my daughter).
At stop lights or gridlocked traffic, I respond to any comments that came in on social overnight and set an unreasonable movement/step goal for the day. If traffic isn’t awful I get to the office by 9:15 and meditate for 12 minutes. Thank you, Calm!
After I’m calm, I look at my calendar and panic. Did I really schedule a call with a new staff person at 9:45 to walk them through the back-end of the member area of our website? While there I realize that one of our members pages has been mysteriously unpublished so I open a support ticket with our web developer.
If you want to find out what happens once I get to the office, head over Nonprofit Marketing Guide to read on!