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The Practice of Nonprofit Leadership was designed for Executive Directors of small to medium sized nonprofits. If you are currently an Executive Director or hope to be one someday this is your spot. Leading an organization can be one of the most fun, exhilarating, rewarding, scary, thankless jobs in the universe. Using a mixture of encouragement, information, stories, and practical tools, hosts Tim Barnes and Nathan Ruby will use their years of nonprofit leadership experience to make your jo ...
 
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Transformational Philanthropy from the Donor’s Perspective: Interview with Ron Zeeb, Founder of The Heritage Institute Transformational Philanthropy from the Donor’s Perspective: “When the non-profits learn to focus on my need to give rather than their need to get, they will get a lot more from me.” As the recently released Bank of America Study of…
 
What is the difference between vision and mission? How much cash should a small to medium nonprofit have in reserve? How does an Executive Director decide what to do with their day? On today's episode, Tim and Nathan discuss these and other questions that they have received from podcast listeners or have been asked by nonprofit executive directors.…
 
What kind of brand and what kind of culture do you have? Is there a gap between how you see your brand and how your community sees your brand? Rob’s guest, Ted Vaughn, explains why so many nonprofits inadvertently develop a “brand gap” by failing to integrate their culture and brand strategy. He also shares how you can avoid making this mistake. Te…
 
The late Max DePree, former CEO of Herman Miller, wrote the following in his book, Leadership Is An Art, "The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you!" (emphasis ours) As we move towards the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving, Tim and Nathan discuss the importance of saying "Thank You", key constituencies to wh…
 
Avoiding Strategic Planning Pitfalls: Interview with Planning Expert Carol Hamilton Carol Hamilton, the host of the Mission: Impact podcast, is an organization effectiveness consultant who helps nonprofits become more strategic and innovative for greater mission impact. She facilitates strategic planning, helps organizations map their impact, and s…
 
Many nonprofit founders will see a problem in their community and decide to tackle the problem by starting a nonprofit. Today’s guest, Doctor David Nayak, was motivated by a problem and a need in his community to start a foundation to help address this. He explains the reason why he started this foundation and how he is able to maintain balance whi…
 
So you are ready for your first official Board Meeting, as the Executive Director of your nonprofit. But questions begin to come to mind. Who puts together the Board Meeting Agenda? What items should be on the Agenda? What am I responsible for in the meeting? Tim is on the road, so Nathan is going solo as he dives into putting together a Board Meet…
 
Leadership, Integrity & Enrolling Others In Your Vision: Food Pantry Lines to Volunteer to CEO & Vice Chairman of the Board with Joel Clelland Joel Clelland is a serial entrepreneur and influencer who has had a number of successful businesses: special events, entertainment, and insurance. Most recently, Joel Clelland served as Centric’s Chief Execu…
 
Whether grants generate a large portion or a small portion of your budget, it is important to be efficient in your grant prospecting process. Today’s guest, Gauri Manglik, explains how nonprofits can improve their fundraising and grant prospecting. Rob’s guest, Gauri Manglik, is the CEO and Co-founder of Instrumentl. Instrumentl is a platform that …
 
High Inflation. Volatile Markets. Global Conflict. How might these factors impact the year-end giving push for your nonprofit organization? Maybe not the way you might think. On today's episode, Tim and Nathan explore a number of the economic challenges currently taking place, how individuals and foundations tend to respond to these uncertainties, …
 
Publishing Your Expertise and Inspiring Story to Create Abundance and Hope: Interview with Publisher, Ken Rochon Ken Rochon, who also goes by Dr. Smiley is a renaissance man and serial entrepreneur. He has written 38 books, published over 300, and is an expert in creating impact with book tours and social proof campaigns. He has visitors from over …
 
When it comes to auditing the donations coming into your nonprofit organization, have you ever thought about where your donations are primarily coming from? Today’s guest, Vance Roush, explains why nonprofits need to offer donors more options especially the option to give from their stocks. Rob’s guest, Vance Roush, is the founder of Overflow. Over…
 
It is no secret that leading and working in nonprofit organizations can be stressful, leading to a high burnout rate in global nonprofits. This is especially true when the stress is prolonged and becomes chronic, impacting a leader's health, relationships, and ability to function in their jobs. On today's episode, Tim and Nathan dive into the issue…
 
Expanding The Reach of Your Message - Creative Cost Effective Ways to Spread Awareness & Attract Support: Interview with Jessica Koch If your cause or organization is the most amazing thing ever, but no one knows about you.... this can be a problem... or if you are in the top 100 causes and your message and how you share it has stopped feeling rele…
 
2020 skyrocketed the move to online giving for all donors who give to nonprofits. Organizations who already had a clear and robust process for donors to give online really benefited—those who didn’t, really struggled. They struggled to keep their giving on par with previous years. Now, the question for all nonprofits of how to “future-proof” fundra…
 
One of the key roles of an Executive Director is securing individual major financial gifts for their organization. To secure those gifts requires cultivation to help build connection and trust with the organization. On today's episode, Tim and Nathan welcome special guest Terry Egan, Director of Development for Children's Organ Transplant Associati…
 
How to Find More Best Fit Grant Funders for Your Nonprofit: Interview with Gauri Manglik Finding the Best Fit Grant Funders: In the age of big data, it’s more important than ever to leverage any quantitative insight you can around the funders you’re applying for funding from. How can you do so and what are the best nonprofits doing differently than…
 
Despite the market being hit hard as of late, thankfully charitable giving has remained resilient. One particular tool that is fueling philanthropy is Donor Advised Funds (DAF). Today’s guest, Stephen Kump, explains the benefits of this fast growing tool and why so many donors prefer to give through a DAF. Rob’s guest, Stephen Kump, is the co-found…
 
On today's episode, Tim and Nathan address 4 common lies that Executive Directors tell themselves. These lies often impact an Executive Director's ability to lead the organization to effectiveness and impact. The lies discussed are: I should take a lower salary. Donors don't want me to talk to them about their giving. Running my organization as a b…
 
Fostering and Supporting Emerging Leaders: Interview with Dorien Porter A Senior at Liberty studying Politics from Georgia. Dorien Porter has served our community in many different facets. First at Liberty within its SGA and now as the Executive President of our area’s Rotaract Club. Dorien is the outcome of Generational service above self-believer…
 
The traditional model of having a singular Executive Director can actually be an unsustainable way to lead an organization. This model can be overwhelming for one person and often leads to burn out. Today’s guests are Brooke McKenna and Naomi Spence who are Co-Executive Directors at the Hunger Coalition in Blaine County, Idaho (Sun Valley area). Th…
 
Across the United States, nonprofit organizations are all struggling to serve their communities due to the current economic climate. Many people are having issues to afford housing and food and nonprofits need to adapt to the economic changes so they can serve their growing number of clients. Today’s guests are Brianne Snow and Sharel Lund, both Ex…
 
A donor, a board member, or a volunteer approaches you with what they believe is an amazing idea on how to raise more funds...or an idea for a new program or new direction the organization should take. What if it is a really good idea? Even more challenging, what if it is a terrible idea? On today's episode, Tim and Nathan explore how to respond as…
 
Having the Confidence to Fulfil the Numbers Part of a Board Member's Fiduciary Responsibilities Nonprofit board members know their organization must be financially healthy to do the most good, but some people find financial statements hard to decipher. However, board members of nonprofits need to know basic accounting in order to fulfill their fidu…
 
Today’s episode is Part 2 of a fascinating conversation with Dr. Jan Rivkin of the Harvard Business School. In Part 1, Doctor Rivkin dives deep into how the Young American Leaders Program (YALP) is solving important problems by bringing together local leaders from all over the United States. In today’s episode, he explains how one can develop the s…
 
In an encore presentation from episode 24, Tim and Nathan share part 1 of their interview with Rob Hatch, co-founder and President of Owner Media group. Rob is also the author of Attention!: The power of simple decisions in a distracted world. Rob shares about his journey as a Nonprofit Executive Director and what he has learned about leading yours…
 
Saving lives: Bridging the Knowledge Gap for Military Service Members and Families to Avoid Loss of Life, and the Loss of HOPE! Brian Arrington, USAF (ret), M.S. is President/Founder of VETS2INDUSTRY LLC and Vets2Industry Foundation Inc. and is Director, Military Programs and Recruiting for Military Hiring Accelerator, LLC. Brian retired July 2019,…
 
Right now in the United States, 95% of the sector is being overlooked and underinvested when it comes to nonprofit donations, according to Philanthropy Together. Thankfully, the collective giving movement is growing and making a positive change in underinvested communities. Today’s guest explains how more diverse communities can get funded when the…
 
Boards are more than a necessary evil... but are an important part of a successful and impactful nonprofit. And the relationship between the Executive Director and the Board is a key part of that. In today's episode, Tim and Nathan explore how the Executive Director/Board relationship gets stuck and then discuss four qualities that encourages the r…
 
The New Leadership Playbook - Being Human Whilst Successfully Delivering Accelerated Results: Interview with Andrew Bryant Do we need a New Leadership Playbook, hasn't it all been said before? You can't lead others unless you first lead yourself (self-leadership is the first principle) To get results you need a leadership framework ( expectations X…
 
It can be difficult to see actual change to today’s big problems, especially when starting at the federal level. Change usually occurs due to the efforts of dedicated individuals at the local level. Rob’s guest shares how a program at Harvard Business School is dedicated to solving big issues by bringing together local leaders from all over the Uni…
 
Finding unique opportunities and reasons for donors to give to your nonprofit, is a consistent challenge for nonprofit leaders. One such opportunity is a global movement toward generosity called Giving Tuesday. Created in 2012 and taking place on the last Tuesday each November, this event has truly become a worldwide opportunity for people to give …
 
Why and How Congregations Need to Build a Military Ministry: Interview with Kathy Gallowitz Why military ministries are important for the military connected population and how equipped volunteers can offer practical support and promote spiritual resiliency. This community outreach is a win-win. Retired LtCol Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz is career Air For…
 
Cryptocurrency is all the rage in many ways right now, but there still remains a lot of skepticism about the long term sustainability of cryptocurrency and just the uncertainty around it. There’s a lot of misunderstanding when it comes to cryptocurrency’s use for nonprofits and philanthropy. This is part two of our series on cryptocurrency and part…
 
In his book, The Four Hour Work Week, Tim Ferriss includes this quote: "a person's success in life can usually be measuredly the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have. But a recent stat points out that "40% of people report that they have put off a conversation for six months or more...hoping the issue disappears. On to…
 
How Being a Faithful Business Servant Empowers Your Mission: Interview with Vince Baker Nonprofits and churches ignore or devalue online marketing, which limits their effectiveness and reach and compromises their ability to secure sufficient funding to achieve their mission. Vince Baker is a highly motivated Business Marketing Agent, Internet Marke…
 
Cryptocurrency is here to stay and it’s coming to a nonprofit near you. Understandably, many of you might be very skeptical when it comes to cryptocurrency, in general, and certainly when it comes to how it might impact your nonprofit fundraising efforts. Rob’s guest today is Robbie Heeger, the CEO of Endaoment, a new public charity that offers don…
 
Summer is coming to a close. Kids are back in school. Football season is here. And NOW is the time to start the sprint to Year End Fundraising. On today's episode, Tim and Nathan discuss why year end fundraising needs to start now. Nathan shares 4 action steps that Executive Director should initiate in September, to lay the foundation for a success…
 
Focusing on the Right Audience to Build Your Brand with Branding Specialist, Beth Brodovsky When looking for new audiences it’s hard to know where to start. Your next great supporter seems like they could come from anywhere. But what if there was a way to narrow your search? Of course, you want everyone to connect with your work, but building a bra…
 
Ever wondered how philanthropy and charity first began? The answer may surprise you! The Greek roots for the word “philanthropy” refer to the “love of humankind”. Rob’s guest today is author Paul Vallely who has written a new book that serves as an encyclopedic review of the origins and history of philanthropy and charity over the centuries. Paul a…
 
Over the past few weeks, we have had conversations with individuals who have recently taken on the role as a new nonprofit Executive Director. The questions always comes up… "Now what do I do? " "Where do I start?" "What should the first few days/weeks look like? " "How do I figure out what my priorities should be?" On today's episode, Tim and Nath…
 
Bank On Yourself for Nonprofits: Interview with MARK WILLIS CFP How Bank On Yourself can apply to a variety of nonprofit situations and goals. Some generic examples might be charitable giving, employee retention, and retirement planning. Mark Willis, CFP® is a man on a mission to help you think differently about your money, your economy, and your fu…
 
Almost everyone is familiar with the YMCA, especially because of the Village People’s infamous song. What many may not know is that the Y, with all of its nationwide affiliates, is actually one of the largest nonprofits, not only in the US, but in the world. Rob’s guest today is the retiring President and CEO of the YMCA of the USA, Kevin Washingto…
 
For many nonprofits, the end of summer is often when organizations start to feel the cash crunch. The binges connected to the big end of the year revenue flow has subsided and the there are a few more month months still the end of the year fundraising starts to ramp up. And that's when knowing and understanding cash flow is so important. On today's…
 
Why Use a Benefit Auctioneer: Interview with Dean Crownover Why hire a professional for the fundraising (it’s so much cheaper to do it on our own)!? Hey – valid question. What a lot of people don’t realize is that auctioneers need to be licensed in many states – like Georgia, North Carolina and Alabama. There are legalities around selling items, ev…
 
Rob has had several guests on the show to talk about the work they are doing with diversity, equity and inclusion. Today’s guest is dedicated to this same important work. The work is particularly relevant this month, because August is Black Philanthropy Month. Rob’s guest today is Dr. Chera Reid, the Co-Executive Director of the Center for Evaluati…
 
This may come as a shock, but Executive Directors and Nonprofit Leaders are Human. So what happens in our family, our communities, and in the world can impact how we think and feel. And can have an impact on how we lead. On today's episode, Nathan explores the concept of mindset and how it impacts our leadership. He presents 3 mindsets that can hel…
 
Leadership Within the Barbershop: The Importance of Mentorship Interview with Dr. Lumumba Quow, DPB, and Dr. Sundiata Morris, DPB Leaders are the pillar of the community and it takes a special person to have the drive and tenacity to up live that responsibility. it takes a village to raise a child, it is that keeps the world going around and around…
 
Personality tests have existed for centuries, yet many leaders are still surprised by how insightful and beneficial understanding your personality type can be to the work you want to accomplish. Rob’s guest today is Ian Morgan Cron, speaker, author, and pioneer in the contemporary Enneagram movement. His book “The Road Back to You” is perfect for t…
 
It's in the name of our podcast. One of the most important factors in whether a nonprofit is effective and impactful is leadership. And it’s true whether we are talking about a small one person organization or a large multimillion dollar global organization. Leadership is a key factor. On today's episode, Tim and Nathan explore the kind of leadersh…
 
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