Inspired Nonprofit Leadership

Episode 022: Following a founder: shifting the culture

My guest for this episode is Maria Nicolacoudis. Maria has twenty-five years of experience working in mental health, providing workforce development and rehabilitation services for youth and adults with disabilities.  She has developed model, local, and state-wide service programs and social enterprises and served as a corporate consultant for integrated workforce issues. Currently Maria is the Ex…

Episode 021: Is the Executive Director the Board’s Coach?

My guest for this episode is Michael Davidson. Michael has a very diverse and interesting background. He has been a Peace Corps Volunteer, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology, an Assistant District Attorney and an attorney in private practice. He holds a BS in mathematics from New York State University College on Long Island, a JD from Columbia Law School and an Masters in Anthropology from Yal…

Episode 020: Earned income opportunities for nonprofits

My guest for this episode is Rita Fuerst Adams. Rita has worked with nonprofit throughout the United States for over 30 years with budgets ranging from $1 mil. to $450 million. Rita was the executive director of National Parents Organization – the only national organization advocating for shared parented and gender equality in family law. She has extensive experience in fundraising and marketing….

Episode 019: Tips on board self-assessments

This is one of our bonus episodes – a moment with Mary.  In this episode, Mary shares some ideas about conducting a good board of directors’ self-assessment. If you want to have a board that is truly an asset and you know changes are needed, then the place to start is with Board assessment.

Episode 018: Strategic use of videos for your nonprofit

My guest for this episode is Stephanie Shaterian. Stephanie and I talk about the different ways videos can be used strategically by a nonprofit organization and she shares stories of clients she has worked with.

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