Inspired Nonprofit Leadership

Episode 105: Recruiting a diverse workforce: one Executive’s experience

My guest today is Daniel Hodges. Daniel is the President & Co-founder of Peaces of Me Foundation, and a JD candidate attending University of Baltimore School of Law. Previously, Daniel volunteered in various roles, including teaching at his church. He also volunteered with the National Federation of the Blind. Daniel received his BA in educational studies from Western Governor’s University. Wh…

Episode 104: Tips for board member engagement that work

In this episode Mary shares several tips executive directors and board members can use to promote board member engagement. Integrate these into your regular board processes and practices. Mary has over 40 years experience in the nonprofit sector: 26 as an executive and 18 as a board member. She knows your day-to-day challenges first hand and brings experience and expertise to help you have the gre…

Episode 103: Nonprofit Association ED Shares What Board Members Want

My guest today is Mark Buzan. Mark has close to two decades of experience as a Director of Communications, Government Relations, Marketing, and Business Development as well as a consultant to nonprofits and associations. Ultimately these roles lead to his becoming an Executive Director, and President and CEO of three national associations.  In addition to running Our Executive Director Association…

Episode 102: Why is Collaborative Planning Important to Your Nonprofit?

My guest for this episode is Rebecca Sutherns. Rebecca is an insightful and high energy collaborative strategist. She is a world class facilitator who has served as a trusted advisor to hundreds of mission-driven organizations in Canada and internationally for more than 20 years. Rebecca is a skilled communicator, with a particular gift for helping leaders make wiser decisions faster. She speciali…

Episode: 101: Create A Conscious Culture in Your Nonprofit

My guest today is Russ Elliot. Russ’ experience includes 35+ years of guiding executives through the challenges of leading people and organizations. During his corporate career in Human Resources, including ten years in the top role, his focus was on driving success through leadership and talent development, coaching, and systematic organizational change. Russ has coached executives in many indust…

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