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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

102: Leading A Nonprofit Through Dramatic Growth (Rob Harter)May 06, 2021 Episode artwork 101: How to Energize Your Nonprofit’s Social Media (Dana Snyder)April 29, 2021 Episode artwork 100: Leadership Lessons from the First 100 Episodes (Patton McDowell)April 22, 2021 Episode artwork 99: Moving Through the Pandemic: What Do We Do Now? (Michael Marsicano)April 20, 2021 Episode artwork 98: Embracing Kinship as a Nonprofit Leader (Charlie Elberson, Diane Gavarkavich, Whitney Feld) April 15, 2021 Episode artwork 97: Nonprofit Leaders: When is it Time to Leave? (Kathy Ridge) April 08, 2021 Episode artwork 96: Getting a Grip on Uncertainty as a Nonprofit Leader (Gail Bower) April 06, 2021 Episode artwork 95: Adapting Your Plan to Nonprofit Leadership (Bob Carter) April 01, 2021 Episode artwork 94: Can Nonprofit Leaders Bring An Equity Lens to their Strategic Planning? (Anna Dewar Gully)March 25, 2021 Episode artwork 93: Leadership Lessons from The Duke Endowment (Rhett Mabry) March 23, 2021 Episode artwork 92: The 4 Stages of Nonprofit Leadership (Ben Mohler) March 18, 2021 Episode artwork 91: Bringing A Business Perspective to Nonprofit Leadership (Laryn Weaver) March 11, 2021 Episode artwork 90: Can Fractional Leadership Transform Your Nonprofit? (Rocky Cabagnot) March 09, 2021 Episode artwork 89: How to Accelerate Your Nonprofit Leadership (Men Tchaas Ari) March 04, 2021 Episode artwork 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