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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

27: Building A Culture of Philanthropy at Your Nonprofit (Stamie Despo)April 02, 2020 Episode artwork 26: 3 Essential Skills for Nonprofit Leadership (Hal Lewis)March 26, 2020 Episode artwork 25: Utilizing A Coach to Strengthen Your Nonprofit Leadership (Nancy Beard)March 19, 2020 Episode artwork 24: Leadership Development for the 3 Phases of Your Nonprofit Career (Chris Delisio)March 12, 2020 Episode artwork 23: Driving from the Backseat: Nonprofit Leadership Lessons (Ronnie Bryant)March 05, 2020 Episode artwork 22: Essential Skills for Nonprofit Fundraising Success (Joanne Beam)February 27, 2020 Episode artwork 21: 3 Keys to Maximizing Your Nonprofit Leadership Opportunities (Justin Dionne)February 20, 2020 Episode artwork 20: BONUS: A Dozen Resources for the Nonprofit Professional (Leighton Fogan)February 17, 2020 Episode artwork 19: Hiring Talent and Sharpening Your Nonprofit Leadership Skills (Tiffany Capers)February 13, 2020 Episode artwork 18: How Do You Blend For-Profit and Nonprofit Leadership Lessons? (Will Jones)February 06, 2020 Episode artwork 17: How Do You Move from Manager to Senior Leader at Your Nonprofit? (Katherine Lambert)January 30, 2020 Episode artwork 16: 4 Writing Practices for Nonprofit Success (Clay Hodges)January 23, 2020 Episode artwork 15: Personal Branding for the Nonprofit Professional (Yvonne Levine)January 16, 2020 Episode artwork 14: Finding Your Nonprofit Leadership Shadow (Will Sparks)January 09, 2020 Episode artwork 13: Build A 2020 Personal Strategic Plan That Works (Patton McDowell)January 02, 2020 Episode artwork 12: 7 Professional Development Books for Your 2020 Reading List (Patton McDowell)January 01, 2020 Episode artwork 11: Planning for 2020? Start With These 4 Year-End Exercises to Close Out 2019 First (Patton McDowell)December 31, 2019 Episode artwork 10: Overcoming 3 Barriers to Nonprofit Leadership Success (Karen Mitchell)December 26, 2019 Episode artwork 9: Do You Have a Nonprofit Talent Management Strategy? (Karen Geiger)December 19, 2019 Episode artwork 8: Leadership Lessons & Telling Your Nonprofit Story (Don Jonas)December 12, 2019 Episode artwork 7: Know Your Numbers: Maximizing Data for Nonprofit Success (Shannon Hinson)December 05, 2019 Episode artwork 6: Navigating Your Nonprofit Career & Creating Positive Workplace Culture (Michelle Hamilton)November 28, 2019 Episode artwork 3: Maximizing the Talent of Women in the Nonprofit Sector (Penny Hawkins)November 18, 2019 Episode artwork 5: New to Nonprofit? 5 Ways to Hit the Ground Running (Mike Blackwelder)November 18, 2019 Episode artwork 4: First Stop on the Nonprofit Path: Sharpen Your Vision (Patton McDowell)November 13, 2019 Episode artwork