Inspired Nonprofit Leadership

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.

Episode 042: Lessons learned from an experienced executive director

My guest for this episode is Mindy Berkowitz. Mindy has been Executive Director of Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley since July 2003.  In her tenure as Executive Director, Mindy partnered with the Board of Directors take the agency from a position of near crisis to one of success and growth. We talk about the lessons Mindy has learned in her many years as a nonprofit ED.

Episode 041: Creating your nonprofit’s culture: the executive’s role

My guest for this episode is Josh Selo. Josh is the Executive Director of West Valley Community Services, a Silicon Valley-based human services nonprofit. He is a CFRE certified fundraiser with more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit development, programs, and management. Josh has worked in senior positions for the YMCA of Silicon Valley and the Jewish Community Centers in both Rockland Coun…

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