My guest for this episode is Patton McDowell. Patton is a nonprofit author, speaker, and coach. He leads a consulting practice founded after a successful twenty-year career in the nonprofit sector, including experience at Special Olympics International and after leading fundraising teams for two universities.

Patton’s a frequently sought-after expert on nonprofit issues of strategic planning, organizational development, and staff & board leadership. He is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a Master Trainer for AFP International, host of the weekly podcast Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, and author of a new book, also titled Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership.

Here’s what to expect during the episode:

  • What are the essential qualities every nonprofit leader should cultivate?
  • What makes a great nonprofit leader?
  • How do you develop yourself as a nonprofit leader?
  • What are the main methods used in leadership development?
  • Why are nonprofit leaders crucial to the success of their organizations?
  • What are the three types of leaders entering the nonprofit sector?
  • Why should leaders focus on their strengths?

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