Inspired Nonprofit Leadership

Inspired Nonprofit Leadership is now hosted by Sarah Olivieri.

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Episode 184: How Effective Leaders Practice Empathy

My guest for this episode is Rani Puranik. Rani is co-owner, EVP, and Global CFO of Houston-based Worldwide Oilfield Machine (WOM). Over 15 years, because of the frameworks she created, the company grew to more than $350 million in annual revenue. She has been named one of the “Top 25 Most Influential Women in Energy 2022” by Oil and Gas Investor and Hart Energy. Rani is passionate about mentoring…

Episode 183: Performance Principles for Nonprofit Leaders

My guest for this episode is Carla Fowler, MD, Ph.D. Carla founded THAXA out of a passion for performance science, where the fields of strategy, productivity, and psychology intersect. Since its inception in 2013, THAXA’s scientific approach to individualized coaching has attracted a devoted client base of dozens of executives at firms ranging from Fortune 500 technology companies to venture-backe…

Episode 182: Ditching the Scarcity Mindset

My guest for this episode is Gauri Manglik. Gauri has dedicated her career to building intuitive and delightful user experiences. Seeing the opportunity to force multiply the nonprofit sector’s ability to create impact through software led her to her work at Instrumentl. As CEO and a co-founder, she has led Instrumentl to serve over 2,000 nonprofits today, making it a favorite tool among grant see…

Episode 181: Do your board recruits ask: What’s in it for me?

My guest for this episode is Mark Buzan. Mark has close to 2 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 Ass…

Episode 180: From the Trenches: Executive Director Challenges

My guest for this episode is Stephanie Minor. Stephanie is a veteran fundraising professional, nonprofit executive, and strategic development coach whose proven fundraising strategies have won big grants and gifts for important and impactful nonprofit causes. She joined NPO Centric as its Director in 2019, where she advances the work of nonprofits through capacity building and technical assistance…

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