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212: Are You Ready to Lead a Capital Campaign? (Whitney Anderson)
June 1, 2023

212: Are You Ready to Lead a Capital Campaign? (Whitney Anderson)

212: Are You Ready to Lead a Capital Campaign? (Whitney Anderson) SUMMARY Is your nonprofit organization really ready to launch a capital campaign? What is a realistic and attainable goal? How do you know when you’re prepared...

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211: Is Philanthropy in a State of Crisis? (Nathan Chappell & Brain Crimmins)
May 25, 2023

211: Is Philanthropy in a State of Crisis? (Nathan Chappell & Brain C…

211: Is Philanthropy in a State of Crisis? (Nathan Chappell & Brain Crimmins) SUMMARY Is philanthropy in a state of crisis? In episode #211 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership , Nathan Chappell and Brian Crimmins , co-author...

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210: Leading Through Failure as a Nonprofit Leader (Amy Burkett)
May 18, 2023

210: Leading Through Failure as a Nonprofit Leader (Amy Burkett)

210: Leading Through Failure as a Nonprofit Leader (Amy Burkett) SUMMARY Do failures knock you back more than they should? Failure shouldn’t be debilitating and Amy Burkett says it’s actually the secret to your success! In ep...

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209: Looking for Leadership as a Nonprofit Funder (Robb Webb)
May 11, 2023

209: Looking for Leadership as a Nonprofit Funder (Robb Webb)

209: Looking for Leadership as a Nonprofit Funder (Robb Webb) SUMMARY Does your nonprofit embody the leadership qualities for which major funders are looking? Nonprofit leaders who are best prepared when applying for grant fu...

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208: Managing People Problems as a Nonprofit Leader (Beth Napleton)
May 4, 2023

208: Managing People Problems as a Nonprofit Leader (Beth Napleton)

208: Managing People Problems as a Nonprofit Leader (Beth Napleton) SUMMARY How do you manage your toughest people problems? A good leader solves problems. A great one anticipates them. In episode #208 of Your Path to Nonprof...

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207: Embracing the Art & Science of a Capital Campaign (Bob Pierce)
April 27, 2023

207: Embracing the Art & Science of a Capital Campaign (Bob Pierce)

207: Embracing the Art & Science of a Capital Campaign (Bob Pierce) SUMMARY Will you be ready when it’s time to conduct a fundraising campaign at your organization? Nearly every nonprofit is in some stage of campaign planning...

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206: Staffing Your Grants Program: Employee or Consultant? (Holly Rustick)
April 20, 2023

206: Staffing Your Grants Program: Employee or Consultant? (Holly Rus…

206: Staffing Your Grants Program: Employee or Consultant? (Holly Rustick) SUMMARY Grant writing is more than just a process, it’s a skill. And like any skill, we must perfect it with time and practice. So how do you evaluate...

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205: What Issues Will You Face as a New Nonprofit Leader? (Tom O’Toole)
April 13, 2023

205: What Issues Will You Face as a New Nonprofit Leader? (Tom O’Tool…

205: What Issues Will You Face as a New Nonprofit Leader? (Tom O’Toole) SUMMARY Are you on the path to nonprofit leadership? How prepared are you for the challenges you’ll face? In episode #205 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leade...

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204: How Can Nonprofit Leaders Bring Innovation to Their Organization? (Leah Kral)
April 6, 2023

204: How Can Nonprofit Leaders Bring Innovation to Their Organization…

204: How Can Nonprofit Leaders Bring Innovation to Their Organization? (Leah Kral) SUMMARY How can you foster sustainable innovation within your nonprofit? Between the pandemic and workforce shortages, many nonprofit leaders ...

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203: Finding Success as a New Nonprofit Leader (Aaron Randolph)
March 30, 2023

203: Finding Success as a New Nonprofit Leader (Aaron Randolph)

203: Finding Success as a New Nonprofit Leader (Aaron Randolph) SUMMARY How do you find success as a new nonprofit leader? Starting any new business is difficult, and while similar, starting a nonprofit has a whole host of un...

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202: Turning Your Financials into a Nonprofit Leadership Tool (Melisa Galasso)
March 23, 2023

202: Turning Your Financials into a Nonprofit Leadership Tool (Melisa…

202: Turning Your Financials into a Nonprofit Leadership Tool (Melisa Galasso) SUMMARY Are you and your board members confident when it comes to the financials? Many nonprofit leaders - staff and board - are not. In episode ...

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201: Key Fundraising Trends Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know (Matt Nash)
March 16, 2023

201: Key Fundraising Trends Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know (Matt Nash)

201: Key Fundraising Trends Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know (Matt Nash) SUMMARY As a nonprofit leader, are you aware of the unique motivations many Donor Advise Fund (DAF) givers share? Do you target stewardship efforts to thi...

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200: Nonprofit Leaders: Which Trends Should You Follow? (Becky Endicott & Jon McCoy)
March 9, 2023

200: Nonprofit Leaders: Which Trends Should You Follow? (Becky Endico…

200: Nonprofit Leaders: Which Trends Should You Follow? (Becky Endicott & Jon McCoy) SUMMARY What key trends are you following as a leader in 2023? For the enterprising nonprofit executive, one of the best sources of cutting-...

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199: Finding Your Passion as a Nonprofit Leader (Helena Scott)
March 2, 2023

199: Finding Your Passion as a Nonprofit Leader (Helena Scott)

199: Finding Your Passion as a Nonprofit Leader (Helena Scott) SUMMARY How do you find – and keep - your passion as a nonprofit leader? In episode #199 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership , Helena Scott shares her remarkable...

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198: Dirty Little Secrets of Direct Response Fundraising (Andrew Olsen)
Feb. 23, 2023

198: Dirty Little Secrets of Direct Response Fundraising (Andrew Olse…

198: Dirty Little Secrets of Direct Response Fundraising (Andrew Olsen) SUMMARY What is direct response fundraising? Is it part of your overall fundraising plan and are you getting the returns you expect? In episode #198 of Y...

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197: Building a New Community as a Nonprofit Leader (Sherri Chisholm)
Feb. 16, 2023

197: Building a New Community as a Nonprofit Leader (Sherri Chisholm)

197: Building a New Community as a Nonprofit Leader (Sherri Chisholm) SUMMARY Stepping into a new leadership role is an exciting challenge, but doing it in a new community can create new complexities. In episode #197 of Your ...

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196: Key Strategies for Becoming an Exceptional Nonprofit Leader (Denver Frederick)
Feb. 9, 2023

196: Key Strategies for Becoming an Exceptional Nonprofit Leader (Den…

196: Key Strategies for Becoming an Exceptional Nonprofit Leader (Denver Frederick) SUMMARY As a nonprofit leader, you’re committed to achieving greater impact, yet recent challenges could hinder the effective implementation ...

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195: Leading a Nonprofit in a Post-Pandemic Environment (Katherine Lambert)
Feb. 2, 2023

195: Leading a Nonprofit in a Post-Pandemic Environment (Katherine La…

195: Leading a Nonprofit in a Post Pandemic Working Environment (Katherine Lambert) SUMMARY The pandemic put a unique pressure on nonprofit organizations and its leaders to do more with less, and adapt to new technologies and...

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194: 3 Essential Characteristics for Nonprofit Leaders (Jama Campbell)
Jan. 26, 2023

194: 3 Essential Characteristics for Nonprofit Leaders (Jama Campbell)

194: 3 Essential Characteristics for Nonprofit Leaders (Jama Campbell) SUMMARY As a nonprofit leader looking for specific program funding, are you aware of all your opportunities and what those potential funders are specifica...

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193: Social Impact Strategies for Nonprofit Leaders (Jacob Harold)
Jan. 19, 2023

193: Social Impact Strategies for Nonprofit Leaders (Jacob Harold)

193: Social Impact Strategies for Nonprofit Leaders (Jacob Harold) SUMMARY Many nonprofit leaders have social impact amongst their chief objectives, but do you know what social impact truly means and how to measure the impact...

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192: Everything You Think About Board Development Is Wrong (Sabrina Walker Hernandez)
Jan. 12, 2023

192: Everything You Think About Board Development Is Wrong (Sabrina W…

192: Everything You Think About Board Development Is Wrong (Sabrina Walker Hernandez) SUMMARY What is the biggest misconception about board development that many nonprofit leaders face? Do you have the right members on your b...

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191: Managing Turnover as a Nonprofit Leader (Bert Armstrong)
Jan. 5, 2023

191: Managing Turnover as a Nonprofit Leader (Bert Armstrong)

119: Managing Turnover as a Nonprofit Leader (Bert Armstrong) SUMMARY As turnover affects every level of our nonprofit organizations, leaders are asking themselves “how do I attract and retain the talented people we need?” In...

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190: 22 Resources from 2022: Fundraising, Finance & Future Focus
Dec. 29, 2022

190: 22 Resources from 2022: Fundraising, Finance & Future Focus

190: 22 Resources from 2022: Fundraising, Finance & Future Focus Fundraising Rhea Wong’s Developing the Right Mindset to be an Effective Fundraiser Deepa Naik’s 3 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Inspire Greater Investment Autumn Keck...

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189: Maximizing Community Relationships as a Nonprofit Leader (Kathy Rogers)
Dec. 22, 2022

189: Maximizing Community Relationships as a Nonprofit Leader (Kathy …

189: Maximizing Community Relationships as a Nonprofit Leader (Kathy Rogers) SUMMARY Community partnerships can be an effective way to accomplish shared goals. What are the factors that make some partnerships more effective t...

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