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Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

Looking for your next nonprofit job? Want to lead a nonprofit organization? Patton McDowell (www.pattonmcdowell.com) brings the best in career development and nonprofit leadership to each episode, helping you find the perfect nonprofit opportunity and guiding you along the path to leadership in the philanthropic sector. Patton brings 30 years of nonprofit leadership, coaching and consulting experience, and shares best practices for individual and organizational success based on his work with over 250 nonprofits and their staff and board leaders. The show now features over 130 interviews with nonprofit leaders and experts in philanthropy, as well as deep-dive solo episodes and other special editions. Hit subscribe, and accelerate your journey on a nonprofit career path that can change your life.

Recent Episodes

133: How to Improve Your Nonprofit Leadership Experience (Patton McDowell)

Nov. 25, 2021

133: How to Improve Your Nonprofit Leadership Experience (Patton McDowell ) SUMMARY Are you thankful for your current nonprofit leadership role? The sector should be thankful for talented individuals like you who are dedica…

132: The Power of Donor Stewardship as a Nonprofit Leader (Caitlin Donley)

Nov. 18, 2021

132: The Power of Donor Stewardship as a Nonprofit Leader (Caitlin Donley) SUMMARY Fundraising is more than simply communicating your mission effectively to your donors and asking for support. The real magic happens after th…

131: Paying it Forward as a Nonprofit Leader (Michael DeVaul)

Nov. 11, 2021

131: Paying it Forward as a Nonprofit Leader (Michael DeVaul) SUMMARY Passion is often found in young leaders, while wisdom and experience are words associated with successful senior nonprofit leaders. Where are you on your …

130: How Do You Prepare for Nonprofit Leadership? (Manuel Campbell)

Nov. 4, 2021

130: How Do You Prepare for Nonprofit Leadership? (Manuel Campbell) SUMMARY When funders approach you and ask, “why do we need this organization?” are you able to answer with more than just passion? Seasoned nonprofit leade…

129: How to Retain Talent Through a Dynamic Nonprofit Organization (Keith Fishburne)

Oct. 28, 2021

129: How to Retain Talent Through a Dynamic Nonprofit Organization (Keith Fishburne) SUMMARY Are you struggling as a nonprofit leader to retain your best talent? Keith Fishburne , whose career spans over 30 years at Special …

128: Leading Your Organization Through Strategic Execution (Logan Herring)

Oct. 21, 2021

128: Leading Your Organization Through Strategic Execution (Logan Herring) SUMMARY Should you stop calling your organization a nonprofit ? That was one of many intriguing topics Logan Herring and I discussed during our conve…