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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

88: How Do You Create a Dynamic Culture as a Nonprofit Leader? (Mary Ward)February 25, 2021 Episode artwork 87: What Questions Should Nonprofit Leaders Be Asking? (Tosha Anderson) February 18, 2021 Episode artwork 86: 3 Entrepreneurial Skills Nonprofit Leaders Must Learn (Matt Larson) February 11, 2021 Episode artwork 85: How Can Nonprofit Leaders Be More Authentic Fundraisers? (Jennifer Harris) February 04, 2021 Episode artwork 84: 4 Keys to Building A Global Nonprofit (Elizabeth Hausler) January 28, 2021 Episode artwork 83: Maximizing Advocacy to Fulfill Your Mission (Karen Lee) January 21, 2021 Episode artwork 82: 4 Things They Don’t Teach You About Nonprofit Leadership (Martyn Drake) January 19, 2021 Episode artwork 81: 3 Ways Nonprofit Leaders Get in Their Own Way (Kris Putnam-Walkerly)January 14, 2021 Episode artwork 80: How to Attract Young Professional Talent to Your Nonprofit (Kamber Parker)January 07, 2021 Episode artwork 79: Is Co-Leadership Right for Your Nonprofit? (Alicia Winckler & Alan Mather)January 05, 2021 Episode artwork 78: 5 Ways to Build Your Nonprofit Leadership Plan (Patton McDowell)December 31, 2020 Episode artwork 77: How to Recruit and Engage Stellar Board Members (Karen Eber Davis)December 24, 2020 Episode artwork 76: Fundraising During A Perfect Storm (Chris Carnie) December 17, 2020 Episode artwork 75: How to Engage Your Community Through Nonprofit Leadership (Stacy Sumner Jesso) December 10, 2020 Episode artwork 74: 4 Ways to Make Your Virtual Fundraiser More Successful (Jenni Hargrove)December 08, 2020 Episode artwork 73: What Nonprofit Leaders Must Do to Support Their Teams (Valerie Williams) December 03, 2020 Episode artwork 72: What Can a Mastermind Do for Your Nonprofit Leadership? (Patton McDowell)November 26, 2020 Episode artwork 71: Bringing A Global Perspective to Nonprofit Leadership (Jennifer Garner) November 19, 2020 Episode artwork 70: 7 Strategies to Drive Sustainable Change (Dyisha Reliford)November 17, 2020 Episode artwork 69: National Philanthropy Day: 3 Lessons for Every Nonprofit Leader (Penny Hawkins)November 12, 2020 Episode artwork 68: The 3 “C’s” of Nonprofit Leadership (Mike Smith) November 05, 2020 Episode artwork 67: Leveraging Technology as a Nonprofit Leader (Kim Lanphear) November 03, 2020 Episode artwork 66: Maximizing Partnerships for Nonprofit Success (Sabrina Dawson) October 29, 2020 Episode artwork 65: Why You Shouldn’t Start a Charity (Matthew Zachary)October 22, 2020 Episode artwork 64: How Can We Address Compensation Gaps in the Nonprofit Sector? (Sally Loftis)October 15, 2020 Episode artwork