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In my book, reading is one of the best investments you can make in your professional development. That’s why, today, I’m in the hot seat. Ah yes, the tables are turning and Cindy Pereira is asking all the questions—about my favorite books for nonprofit leaders! I’ve shared with you some of my favorite books on nonprofit leadership on my blog. But i…
 
Sometimes I feel really cutting edge. Not often, but every now and then. A few months back I hosted an episode with Beth Kanter and Alison Fine and we talked about how artificial intelligence can be used in nonprofits. I actually kept up with the conversation. Like I said… cutting edge. But I have to admit that the topic of today’s podcast made me …
 
As more and more of us are fully vaccinated, many are getting back into the physical work space. But what do we do when people are afraid to come to work? This is a question a lot of Executive Directors are struggling with. Sure, prior to the pandemic we all knew our staff had kids and dogs and spouses, maybe even a messy kitchen. But we learned so…
 
When you want to work effectively with your board, work on your staffing structure, be present for your family, and ALSO have time for standup paddleboard yoga – you need to really reflect on your priorities. My guest today really did all the work – she got an executive coach and put her life in order leading up to March 2020 when she thought she h…
 
Strategic planning, as a traditional process, can be costly, stressful, and deeply draining for everyone involved … and you’re often left with a very long document that sits on a shelf – or these days, in a forgotten folder in “the cloud”. But you want your org to succeed, so what choice do you have? Lindsay Hoffman, a nonprofit consultant whose pr…
 
The nonprofit sector grows by leaps and bounds every year. In 2019, there were over 100,000 501c3 applications and the overwhelming majority of them sailed through. The paperwork may be a pain, but let’s just say that the U.S. government is not terribly selective on which they approve. But does it always make sense to organize as a 501c3? What is t…
 
One of the biggest Achilles heels in the nonprofit sector is program evaluation. We’re not good at it – we think it’s too hard, we don’t know how to do it. And our boards don’t hold us accountable to figure it out. Oh yes, and of course funders want to know all about it. Chari Smith, the author of Nonprofit Program Evaluation Made Simple: Get Your …
 
Remember homonyms from junior high English class – to listen (HEAR) / a place (HERE)? Today, my guest, Lynne Twist, will introduce us to another one – to make money (PROFIT) and, then its homonym – PROPHET (spell). Don’t overthink this word – it’s not really about predicting the future – maybe it’s more about imagining one. She calls the people who…
 
How do we continue to motivate and appreciate our staff in times of prolonged crisis? It has been over a year since the world shut down due to the pandemic and it has been challenging to stay motivated and connected in a virtual work environment. Dr. Paul White makes work relationships work. He is a speaker and trainer who has taught all around the…
 
Your long tenured E.D. decides to retire. Your CEO is running out the clock. Or worst case scenario – you made the wrong hire and it took you two or three years to make a move. Now you want to get it right. You want to know how to prepare for a successful search and you are wondering if a search firm is key. There is no point in an organization’s l…
 
Learn how Save the Music Foundation creates long-term renewable relationships that lead to multi-year investments from philanthropic funders. The post Ep 128: Making Beautiful Music With Community-Driven Partnerships (with Henry Donahue) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
In the year 2000, Donna Dees rallied hundreds of thousands of people to march on Washington. How did she build such a large grassroots movement from scratch in only 9 months? The post Ep 127: Building a Grassroots Movement From Scratch (with Donna Dees and Shikha Hamilton) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.…
 
How do you create a truly successful virtual event? My guests share with us how intimate a virtual event can actually be! The post Ep 126: Creating 5-Star Special Events in the Virtual Age (with Liz Page and Amanda Harless) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Where is online fundraising headed post-pandemic? Scot Chisholm, founder of fundraising software platform Classy, looks into his crystal ball and tells us what he sees. The post Ep 124: The 5 Giving Trends That Will Define Online Fundraising (with Scot Chisholm) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.…
 
Do you know the single best indicator of the health of a nonprofit? There is one KEY ingredient for a healthy nonprofit. And it’s even more important during a crisis. In this episode I talk with Carlos de la Rosa and Rosanne Siino, Executive Director and Board Chair of the Lindsay Wildlife Preserve. Hint: Notice […] The post Ep 123: The Single Best…
 
This episode is about the role that AI is starting to play in transforming philanthropy by reducing rote tasks and fueling donor retention. The post Ep 122: How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Improve Donor Retention (with Allison Fine and Beth Kanter) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.…
 
We discuss why boards matter, when to have a board retreat, how retreats have gone virtual, and what it takes to make a retreat a home run. The post Ep 121: Creating a 5-Star Board Retreat (with Dolph Goldenburg) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
I would like to encourage you to turn your impatience toward your heroic pursuits. After all, there’s a reason you become a nonprofit superhero. The post Bonus Episode: Turn Your Impatience to Your Heroic Pursuits appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Boomers are aging out of nonprofit leadership in droves. Many started organizations post Vietnam and there is a huge impending leadership void in the sector that needs to be filled. Nonprofit boards tend to skew old and are distrusting of youth and “inexperience”. And so the cycle continues. So who will fill this void? How […] The post Ep 120: Rais…
 
There are steps can be taken to ensure success and begin the process of crafting your legacy as a leader, even BEFORE you take on a new role. The post Ep 119: Your First 90 Days as an Executive Director (with Michael Watkins) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Giving circles have raised well over a BILLION dollars over the past 20 years. Learn how your org can tap into this growing movement. The post Ep. 118: The Growing Charitable Movement That’s Raised a Billion Dollars (with Sara Lomelin) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
If you’ve ever had trouble finding great board members, or getting them ready to serve your organizations at a high level, you’ll want to listen to this episode. The post Ep 117: The Hunt for Great Board Members (with Robert Acton and Lalita Badinehal) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.…
 
My journey through the world is highly enriched by the diversity of folks around me. The post Ep 116: The Most Important Piece of Diversity Work: Belonging (with Neha Sampat) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
In this episode, Jim Collins and I continue to explore the question of why some organizations thrive in uncertainty and chaos and others do not. Quite timely! The post Ep 115: Taking Nonprofits From Good to Great – Part 2 (with Jim Collins) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
There are those who believe that the donor-centric fundraising model may be perpetuating the very inequity we seek to address in the nonprofit sector. The post Ep 114: What If Fundraising De-Emphasized the Donor? (with Vu Le and Michelle Muri) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
My guest today, best selling author Jim Collins, literally wrote the book on how to navigate a path from good to great and I could not be more excited to have him on the podcast! The post Ep 113: Taking Nonprofits From Good to Great – Part 1 (with Jim Collins) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.…
 
So many nonprofits are struggling. Facing crises that are existential. I wanted to know what funders, especially foundations, are thinking at this time. The post Ep 112: What Foundations Are Thinking Right Now (with Caryl M. Stern) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Just for a moment, imagine what it would mean for your organization if you could double your online fundraising next year. The post Ep 111: Once Upon a Time There Was a Fundraiser Who… (with Dan Portnoy) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Accepting criticism is an important leadership skill. But how might we exercise that skill when it feels off base, unfair, or poorly delivered? The post Ep 110: How to Have Difficult Conversations – Part 2 (with Sheila Heen) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
How do you build the muscle to make sure difficult conversations go well? What might you not be aware of that could change everything? The post Ep 109: How to Have Difficult Conversations – Part 1 (with Sheila Heen) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Imagine you start a new CEO job at a wonderful nonprofit. And then a pandemic hits. Changes things just a bit, right? That's what happened to my guest. The post Ep 108: A New CEO Job Starts in the Heat of a Pandemic (with Ellen LaPointe) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
When you are looking to build an outstanding board think of it as a strategic casting call! Here are the top characteristics of an outstanding board and the ideal attributes of a board leader. The post Ep 107: The Top 20 Attributes of an Outstanding Board appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.…
 
There is nothing like a good spinoff. Some of the best TV shows of all time found their origins in another show. And now there’s a spinoff of this podcast! The post Ep 106: Introducing Your Nonprofit Life (with Laura Zielke) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Everyone contends with pervasive anxiety in different ways. I have five pieces of advice from me to all of you leaders and helpers out there. Stay safe! The post Ep 105: Leadership in the Time of COVID-19 appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Your nonprofit can probably do a better job of communicating to build engagement and inspire action. Sarah Durham is THE expert on this. The post Ep 104: Creating a Nonprofit Communications Engine (with Sarah Durham) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
The most valuable kind of leadership development happens in a cohort. And that’s what this episode is all about. The post Ep 103: Stronger Together: The Power of Cohort Learning (with Darlene Nipper) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
I wrote an article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy on this topic and got a tremendous response. It seems abuse of power may be rampant. The post Ep 102: Is Abuse of Power Epidemic in the Nonprofit Sector? (with Sarah Beaulieu and Kim Jones) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
while change can lead to growth, sometimes leaders fail to manage the tensions that growth brings, and this can cripple an organization’s impact. The post Ep 101: Managing the Tension of Change (with Michael DePass) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
When your Executive Director is actually the “Interim Executive Director,” it means something went wrong… right? Well, maybe not. The post Ep 100: The Professional Interim Executive Director (with Margo Amgott) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
What kind of person does it take to build a movement? What are the strategies that take something seemingly small and turn it into a global game changer? The post Ep 99: What Visionaries Do Best (with Paul Rice) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
I’m thrilled to give voice to a passionate change agent who knows how to build a movement, Frances Kunreuther, Co-Director of the Building Movement Project. The post Ep 98: Movements are Like Relay Races (with Frances Kunreuther) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
The founder of your organization is leaving and you’re coming in as the new leader. How do you follow a founder and be successful? The post Ep 97: The Telltale Signs of Founder Syndrome (Part 2) with Rachael Gibson appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
A fascinating discussion about the remarkable nature of founders, founder syndrome, and how do you get a founder to leave. The post Ep 96: The Telltale Signs of Founder Syndrome (Part 1) with Rachael Gibson appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
Volunteerism is both noble and necessary in our polarized world. But how do you ignite them and keep them engaged over the long term? The post Ep 95: How Do We Ignite Our Volunteers? (with Tobi Johnson) appeared first on Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership.By Joan Garry
 
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