Inspired Nonprofit Leadership

Episode 047: What is a board executive session? Good or bad?

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.”   Wayne Dyer This is one of Mary’s bonus episodes. The board-executive director relationship is a dance. The whole team is dancing together! One thing that can throw everyone off balance or mess up the cadence is how the board manages (or doesn’t) executive sessions. Mary shares her…

Episode 046: “It starts at the top.” A CEO’s insights about the board/CEO relationship.

My guest for this episode is Dr. Mary VanHaneghan.  Dr. Mary started her career in the human services field two decades ago as a direct service professional. During her tenure she has worked across the country in various capacities: day habilitation; post-secondary education; transitional services; case management; supported employment; behavioral health; and more. Dr. Mary received her doctorate…

Episode 045: How you can use and benefit from design thinking in your nonprofit

My guest for this episode is Carol Hamilton. Carol grew up overseas and learned at an early age that cultures vary and there are few absolutes.  Living in the world between her home American culture and European culture, she became a student of history, culture and language. Carol is fascinated with ways to better understand human organizing systems and the cultures that emerge within these system…

Episode 044: Nonprofit exposures from an insurance expert

My guest for this episode is Jan Berthold. Janice is a Senior Vice President with Heffernan Insurance and one of the few brokers who works with clients on a “Referral Only” basis. Prior to merging her firm with Heffernan, Janice was President and CEO of J. Berthold Insurance Service Inc. and a Principal of All West Insurance Brokers, one of the top five closely held insurance brokerage firms in Si…

Episode 043: To build relationship act first!

Relationships are the most important currency nonprofit leaders attract. You influence the quantity and the quality of the relationships your nonprofit has with the people who care about – or could care about – your mission. Mary has a story to tell and a tip for you.

6 Steps You Must Know to Unleash the
Potential of Your Nonprofit Board

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