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Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

Patton McDowell

Dr. Patton McDowell brings the best in professional development and productivity to each episode, helping you find the perfect nonprofit job and guiding you along the path to leadership in the charitable sector. Patton brings 30 years of nonprofit leadership, coaching and consulting experience, and shares best practices for individual and organizational success based on his work with over 220 nonprofits and their staff and board leaders. You’ll learn how to assess and plan the nonprofit career that’s right for you, and how to maximize the 7 “stops” along the Path and the 10 skills and experiences necessary for nonprofit leadership. The show features interviews with nonprofit leaders and productivity experts, as well as deep-dive solo episodes and other special editions. Hit subscribe, and accelerate your journey on a nonprofit career path that can change your life.

Recent Episodes

59: 5 Keys to Leading Dynamic Virtual Meetings (Lea Williams)September 17, 2020 Episode artwork 58: How to Make Nonprofit Leadership Your Dream Job (Carson Tate) September 10, 2020 Episode artwork 57: Bringing Authenticity to Nonprofit Leadership (Lisa Baxter)September 03, 2020 Episode artwork 56: 10 Essential Skills & Experiences for Nonprofit Leadership (Patton McDowell)August 27, 2020 Episode artwork 55: Recalibrating Your Fundraising Strategy as a Nonprofit Leader (Alison Singer) August 20, 2020 Episode artwork 54: Building a Leadership Gift Culture at Your Nonprofit Organization (Chris McLeod) August 13, 2020 Episode artwork 53: Building A Legacy Organization Through Nonprofit Leadership (Jeff Michael) August 06, 2020 Episode artwork 52: Celebrating Black Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (Valaida Fullwood) August 04, 2020 Episode artwork 51: Is a Merger Right for Your Nonprofit? (Laura Belcher)July 30, 2020 Episode artwork 50: Elevating A Cause Through Nonprofit Leadership (Curtis Drafton)July 23, 2020 Episode artwork 49: 4 Tips for Effective & Efficient Fundraising (Patton McDowell)July 21, 2020 Episode artwork 48: Agile Arts Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector (Devlin McNeil)July 16, 2020 Episode artwork 47: Millennials & Corporate Partners: What Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know (Derrick Feldmann)July 09, 2020 Episode artwork 46: Finding New Opportunities Through Nonprofit Leadership (Cheryl Richards)July 07, 2020 Episode artwork 45: Navigating the Nonprofit Leadership Journey (David Malloy)July 02, 2020 Episode artwork 44: Building A Supercharged Nonprofit Board (Dolph Goldenburg)June 25, 2020 Episode artwork 43: What is Your Nonprofit Career Vision? 6 Questions You Need to Answer (Patton McDowell)June 23, 2020 Episode artwork 42: Challenging the Nonprofit Status Quo (Tina Postel)June 18, 2020 Episode artwork 41: Dealing with Adversity as a Nonprofit Leader (Michael Ward)June 11, 2020 Episode artwork 40: What Do I Do With My Nonprofit’s Strategic Plan? (Andrew Hollo)June 08, 2020 Episode artwork 39: Nonprofit Leadership in Healthcare Philanthropy (Adam Cook)June 04, 2020 Episode artwork 38: The Secret Lives of Nonprofit Leaders (Kishshana Palmer)May 28, 2020 Episode artwork 37: Maintaining Strategic Focus as a Nonprofit Leader (Brian Maness)May 21, 2020 Episode artwork 36: Fortune 500 to Nonprofit Founder & CEO (Tina Admans)May 14, 2020 Episode artwork 35: Vital Resources from BoardSource (Jim Taylor)May 12, 2020 Episode artwork