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The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast: Making Your World Better features discussions covering the most critical issues, trends and opportunities facing nonprofit leaders and those engaged in social innovation. Hosted by Dr. Rob Harter, in this podcast you will hear real stories from experienced leaders about what strategies and practices have made them successful. It is our hope that through this audio series, people can learn not only what it takes to be an effective non-profit leader but to hear inspiring stories about people and organizations that are successfully making a positive impact in their communities. Enjoy the show!

The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast: Making Your World Better features discussions covering the most critical issues, trends and opportunities facing nonprofit leaders and those engaged in social innovation. Hosted by Dr. Rob Harter, in this podcast you will hear real stories from experienced leaders about what strategies and practices have made them successful. It is our hope that through this audio series, people can learn not only what it takes to be an effective non-profit leader but to hear inspiring stories about people and organizations that are successfully making a positive impact in their communities. Enjoy the show!
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The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast: Making Your World Better features discussions covering the most critical issues, trends and opportunities facing nonprofit leaders and those engaged in social innovation. Hosted by Dr. Rob Harter, in this podcast you will hear real stories from experienced leaders about what strategies and practices have made them successful. It is our hope that through this audio series, people can learn not only what it takes to be an effective non-profit leader but to hear inspiring stories about people and organizations that are successfully making a positive impact in their communities. Enjoy the show!

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Episodes

How a philanthropic initiative is providing reliable funding to help nonprofits move forward

11/15/2018
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Risk is a four-letter word for many in the social sector and the nonprofit world. Inadequate planning for risk has derailed many social impact projects and shut down creative initiatives set up to move nonprofits forward. How can the social sector keep impact on track in an unpredictable world? Fast and flexible funding can certainly […]

Duration:00:23:00

What does successful leadership look like?

10/31/2018
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What has made the New York City Marathon the largest and arguably the most successful race in the country? Hint: It has a lot to do with the Director of the Marathon. My guest today is Peter Ciaccia. Peter is the globally respected Race Director of the TCS New York City Marathon and President of […]

Duration:00:28:18

Why Building Leaders is Your Most Important Job

10/29/2018
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Organizations live or die on leadership. As the leader goes, so goes the organization. My guest on the show today knows about the critical nature of leadership. She is Tami Heim and she has three decades of executive leadership in a variety of industries including department stores, specialty big box retailing, publishing, strategic brand development, technology, and nonprofit work. […]

Duration:00:17:27

Building a Digital Fundraising Framework

10/23/2018
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There is no doubt that we are living in a world where technology is ever changing. Keeping up with latest software, newest ap, and most cutting edge technology takes work. My guest today on the show is going to talk about how we can maximize current technology to benefit your organization. Jesse Lane is the CMO at […]

Duration:00:22:43

What’s the most effective way to alleviate poverty?

10/4/2018
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What is the most effective strategy to alleviate poverty? My guest today would answer that very simply: Create Jobs. He would go on to say, creating dignified and sustainable work, is the most effective way to alleviate poverty over the long haul and actually serves as the foundation that brings about transformative change in people and […]

Duration:00:23:23

Fundraising with Social Media

9/14/2018
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Fundraising and Social Media: Whatever you think of social media, one thing we all know is that social media is ubiquitous in our culture. The question for today’s show is: How can you and I maximize social media for the benefit of our nonprofit organizations? Specifically online giving. How can you utilize social media to […]

Duration:00:29:00

How Do You Deal With Succession?

9/1/2018
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Each year, nonprofit boards of every type, large and small, have to deal with succession. Specifically, bringing in a successor to the founder of an organization. What is the blueprint for a successful baton-pass of succession, whether that be from founder to successor or current director to a new director? Whether you are a nonprofit leader focused […]

Duration:00:22:23

What is the future of education?

8/14/2018
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What is the future of education? Is there a new skill set that students should be learning today to be successful? Specifically with the Nonprofit sector, is there a different set of leadership skills that universities ought to be training today? This and more will be covered by my guest today. He is Dr. Craig Detweiler, […]

Duration:00:32:11

Malaria No More

7/23/2018
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Can you imagine a country once infested with malaria, to be declared malaria-free? This is exactly what is happening around the globe. Thanks to the impactful work of organizations like Malaria No More, countries are becoming malaria-free. How did this global nonprofit get started and what is its mission? My guest today is Martin Edlund, CEO […]

Duration:00:33:56

Linda Myers

7/13/2018
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What emerges in your mind when it comes to Native Americans in our country? Today’s guest has been working with the Navajo Native American community for 34 years. Her name is Linda Myers. You may have seen her and her work highlighted by CNN, where she was selected as a “CNN Hero”. She started the […]

Duration:00:25:57

Kate Hayes

6/27/2018
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Diversity on Nonprofit Boards – According to a survey by BoardSource, a research and support organization for nonprofit boards, 25% of boards are all white, and only 20% of board members are people of color. Yet, most nonprofit leaders and board chairs desire to have boards that are more diverse–not only racially, but in terms […]

Duration:00:26:34

Jenna Benn Shersher

6/18/2018
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Cancer. Many of us, if not all of us, know someone very close who has faced or is facing cancer. How to care for those facing cancer in an effective and loving way is something we all want to know. Today’s guest saw firsthand through her own battle with cancer, the unique challenges and set […]

Duration:00:32:51

Peter Greer

5/31/2018
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Hope: There are few other words more important than hope. It can make the difference between overcoming or being overcome, moving forward or shrinking back, believing life can be better or falling into despair. Hope changes things. The problem with hope is that it is very difficult to measure on a graph. Therefore, hope rarely […]

Duration:00:28:25

Laurel Mintz

5/18/2018
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Branding. For many Nonprofit leaders, this is a topic that seems out of place for the Nonprofit sector and more applicable to the for-profit world. However, when we think of branding as communication, all of a sudden branding becomes extremely relevant. My guest today will talk about the critical importance of branding and how to […]

Duration:00:25:33

charity: water

4/30/2018
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The featured organization on my show today is one of my favorite nonprofits, charity: water. They have funded over 28,000 water projects, bringing clean and safe drinking water to over 8 million people. Not only that, they have one of the more unique funding strategies that you will want to hear about. My guest is […]

Duration:00:28:21

Jacob Allen

4/10/2018
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My guest today is Jacob Allen, Partner with Cicero Group and Managing Director of the Social Impact practice. Jacob partners with leading foundations, nonprofits, and social enterprises to improve impact through strategy, performance monitoring and impact evaluation (M&E), performance management, and donor and beneficiary analytics. Over the past 15 years, Jacob has worked with mission-driven […]

Duration:00:29:25

Katie Prentiss Onsager and Jamie Fleischel

4/5/2018
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The opportunity to tell your story through quality video is priceless. However, for many nonprofits, the ability to do so on a consistent basis seems out of reach. Today’s guest will talk about what they are doing to help provide both video support and implement tracking measures to assess effectiveness of those videos… My guests […]

Duration:00:28:15

Amberlie Phillips

3/20/2018
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Our guest today is Amberlie Phillips, Chief Development Officer at YWCA Utah, Salt Lake City. She was selected through a highly competitive process to participate in “Greater Good Nonprofit Leadership Program” that is jointly provided by The Allstate Foundation and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. This highly-competitive Greater Good program pairs nonprofit executives with the best teaching […]

Duration:00:27:30

Paul Miles

3/8/2018
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Finding adequate funding for one’s nonprofit is an ever present challenge. How can you as a Nonprofit leader find the right grants and create capacity building into your organization? Today’s guest will help address just that. Paul C. Miles is the president and CEO of “We Raise Foundation”. As he shares with us today. he also talks […]

Duration:00:29:00

Brian Lauterbach

2/23/2018
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Donors don’t give to a nonprofit, they give through a nonprofit to a cause, need or program they really care about. Brian Lauterbach is the Vice President of Programs for Network For Good and he reminded us of this truth as my guest on this week’s Nonprofit Leadership Show. Network For Good is an organization that offers innovative, easy-to-use fundraising software and coaching […]

Duration:00:30:10