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Sept. 10, 2020

58: How to Make Nonprofit Leadership Your Dream Job (Carson Tate)

58: How to Make Nonprofit Leadership Your Dream Job (Carson Tate) SUMMARY Given the uncertainty we all face right now, it is reassuring to speak with someone like Carson Tate who understands the challenges of maintaining pers...

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Sept. 3, 2020

57: Bringing Authenticity to Nonprofit Leadership (Lisa Baxter)

57: Bringing Authenticity to Nonprofit Leadership (Lisa Baxter) SUMMARY Like many in the nonprofit sector, Lisa Baxter did not seek a role in philanthropy; the sector quite literally sought her out. And while the path to non...

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Aug. 27, 2020

56: 10 Essential Skills & Experiences for Nonprofit Leadership (Patt…

56: 10 Essential Skills & Experiences for Nonprofit Leadership ( Patton McDowell ) SUMMARY This episode of the Path Podcast , #56, includes a top-10 list of the most important skills and experiences necessary for successful n...

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Aug. 20, 2020

55: Recalibrating Your Fundraising Strategy as a Nonprofit Leader (Al…

55: Recalibrating Your Fundraising Strategy as a Nonprofit Leader (Alison Singer) SUMMARY Like most nonprofit leaders, you are likely driven by passion for a cause that is meaningful to you. Alison Singer is certainly a great...

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Aug. 13, 2020

54: Building a Leadership Gift Culture at Your Nonprofit Organization…

54: Building a Leadership Gift Culture at Your Nonprofit Organization (Chris McLeod) SUMMARY How do you assure your nonprofit is in a position to receive Leadership Gifts ? Many nonprofit organizations dream of that type tra...

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Aug. 6, 2020

53: Building A Legacy Organization Through Nonprofit Leadership (Jeff…

53: Building A Legacy Organization Through Nonprofit Leadership (Jeff Michael) SUMMARY Every nonprofit organization has an upcoming anniversary, whether it’s their first, their 150th, or somewhere in between. While simply ce...

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Aug. 4, 2020

52: Celebrating Black Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (Valaida …

52: Celebrating Black Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (Valaida Fullwood) SUMMARY What can your nonprofit do to better engage Black philanthropists? There is no one better suited to answer the question than Valaida Full...

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July 30, 2020

51: Is a Merger Right for Your Nonprofit? (Laura Belcher)

51: Is a Merger Right for Your Nonprofit? (Laura Belcher) SUMMARY As uncertain conditions continue to challenge nonprofit leaders and their ability to plan strategically, the need for effective collaboration is greater than e...

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July 23, 2020

50: Elevating A Cause Through Nonprofit Leadership (Curtis Drafton)

50: Elevating A Cause Through Nonprofit Leadership (Curtis Drafton) SUMMARY Not many nonprofit leaders have actually experienced the personal and professional challenges facing the individuals their organization serves. Afte...

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July 21, 2020

49: 4 Tips for Effective & Efficient Fundraising (Patton McDowell)

049: 4 Tips for Effective & Efficient Fundraising ( Patton McDowell ) SUMMARY Patton had an opportunity to be a guest on Dolph Goldenburg’s great podcast and discuss four key tips he’s found to help nonprofit organizations or...

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July 16, 2020

48: Agile Arts Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector (Devlin McNeil)

48: Agile Arts Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector (Devlin McNeil) SUMMARY How do you manage an Arts organization when every aspect of your program is disrupted? Perhaps no nonprofit sector has more challenges right now than A...

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July 9, 2020

47: Millennials & Corporate Partners: What Nonprofit Leaders Need to …

47: Millennials & Corporate Partners: What Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know (Derrick Feldmann) SUMMARY How do you get the millennial generation to engage in your nonprofit’s cause? That’s the first question Derrick Feldmann an...

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July 7, 2020

46: Finding New Opportunities Through Nonprofit Leadership (Cheryl Ri…

46: Finding New Opportunities Through Nonprofit Leadership (Cheryl Richards) SUMMARY As a nonprofit leader, how do you know when it’s the right time to make a change? That’s exactly where Dr. Cheryl Richards and I started ou...

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July 2, 2020

45: Navigating the Nonprofit Leadership Journey (David Malloy)

45: Navigating the Nonprofit Leadership Journey (David Malloy) SUMMARY Making a job transition is challenging enough under any circumstance, but how about with the addition of a pandemic, cross-country logistics, and the addi...

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June 25, 2020

44: Building A Supercharged Nonprofit Board (Dolph Goldenburg)

44: Building A Supercharged Nonprofit Board (Dolph Goldenburg) SUMMARY How do you best engage your board members as a nonprofit leader, especially given the challenges the sector is facing right now? This episode of the Path...

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June 23, 2020

43: What is Your Nonprofit Career Vision? 6 Questions You Need to Ans…

43: What is Your Nonprofit Career Vision? 6 Questions You Need to Answer (Patton McDowell) SUMMARY These are challenging times for all kinds of reasons, given the isolation of the pandemic, the obvious disparities of race and...

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June 18, 2020

42: Challenging the Nonprofit Status Quo (Tina Postel)

42: Challenging the Nonprofit Status Quo (Tina Postel) SUMMARY What should you put in place at your nonprofit organization before you encounter challenges like those we’re facing right now? That’s one of the many topics Tina...

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June 11, 2020

41: Dealing with Adversity as a Nonprofit Leader (Michael Ward)

41: Dealing with Adversity as a Nonprofit Leader (Michael Ward) SUMMARY It’s easy to celebrate successes when things are going well for you as a nonprofit leader, but what about when things don’t go so well? Michael Ward has ...

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June 8, 2020

40: What Do I Do With My Nonprofit’s Strategic Plan? (Andrew Hollo)

40: What Do I Do With My Nonprofit’s Strategic Plan? (Andrew Hollo) SUMMARY Given the uncertainty nonprofit leaders are facing right now, it’s no wonder many are dismissing long-range strategic plans as practically useless. ...

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June 4, 2020

39: Nonprofit Leadership in Healthcare Philanthropy (Adam Cook)

39: Nonprofit Leadership in Healthcare Philanthropy (Adam Cook) SUMMARY What’s it like to lead a healthcare foundation in the midst of a pandemic? How do you stay organized when all of your events are pushed off the calendar...

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May 28, 2020

38: The Secret Lives of Nonprofit Leaders (Kishshana Palmer)

38: The Secret Lives of Nonprofit Leaders (Kishshana Palmer) SUMMARY Kishshana Palmer is not afraid tell us what we need to hear, even if we’re not sure we’re ready for it! She’s the kind of truth-teller the sector needs, a...

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May 21, 2020

37: Maintaining Strategic Focus as a Nonprofit Leader (Brian Maness)

037: Maintaining Strategic Focus as a Nonprofit Leader (Brian Maness) SUMMARY What do you do to stay organized in an ever-changing environment with children and families from across the state depending on you? Like many nonp...

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May 14, 2020

36: Fortune 500 to Nonprofit Founder & CEO (Tina Admans)

036: Fortune 500 to Nonprofit Founder & CEO (Tina Admans) SUMMARY It’s quite possible that you (or someone you know) have contemplated leaving the for-profit world to pursue an opportunity in the nonprofit sector. That’s exa...

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May 12, 2020

35: Vital Resources from BoardSource (Jim Taylor)

035: Vital Resources from BoardSource (Jim Taylor) SUMMARY How can a nonprofit leader take advantage of the resources BoardSource has to offer, especially in a time of uncertainty and strategic challenge? The answers come fr...

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