Inspired Nonprofit Leadership

Episode 123: Your Professional Development and 3 Must-Have Resources

My guest for this episode is Patton McDowell. Patton has enjoyed a successful 30-year career in nonprofit leadership, strategic planning and organizational development. His consulting practice has allowed him to work with more than 230 organizations, including nonprofits focused on healthcare, education, arts & culture, and human services. Patton is a dynamic speaker who has facilitated dozens…

Episode 122: Exploring Nonprofit Board Models and Structure

My guest for this episode is Mark Pfister. With a strong focus in Strategy, Governance, and Technology / Cybersecurity, Mark is CEO & Chief Board Consultant of M.A. Pfister Strategy Group, an executive advisory firm that serves as a strategic advisory council for executives and Boards in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. He is also Chairman & CEO of Integral Board Group, a specia…

Episode 120: Must have tips to increase your productivity as a nonprofit leader

This week Mary shares tips for what you can do to build your energy within these four key dimensions: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. And Mary has a related free gift for you: Create your Weekly Renewal Plan in 3 Easy Steps. Mary’s book is now available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Tr…

Episode 119: Five Key Ingredients for a Successful Team

My guest for this episode is Bill Woolsey. Bill is the President and Founder of FiveTwo Network, a network that equips faith-based entrepreneurs to launch a variety of sustainable start-ups.  FiveTwo also provides strategic consulting services for non-profits, congregations and denominations, repositioning ministries to reach new populations. Bill’s entire pastoral ministry of almost 34 years has…

Episode 118: Seven Recruiting Principles for Board Success

My guest today is James Mueller. James is president of James Mueller & Associates LLC, a national consulting firm that provides services in the areas of organizational development, governance, and philanthropy. His new book, “Onboarding Champions: The Seven Recruiting Principles of Highly Effective Nonprofit Boards” (February 23, 2021) is filled with intelligent and practical advice interwoven…

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