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This is planet leadership, the podcast that enables leaders of associations and nonprofits to grow their organization and achieve their missions. In the episodes of this podcast, your host Eric Thurston will interview leaders in associations and nonprofits about leadership. In his role as a CEO of a midsize, dynamic software company, Eric has access to just some amazing leaders with some amazing stories. He works closely with associations and nonprofits and the unique challenges they face as organizations. The podcast is called Planet Leadership because we are going to talk to people that are literally trying to change the planet. When you look at associations and how they are advocating for their members, they face many challenges, some being budget, people, resources, public scrutiny, and public accountability. Why do some of them do it better than others? That's what this podcast will talk about. How do you build a great culture? How do you build a great team to scale an organization to potentially change the world? How do leaders transition from other industries to associations and nonprofits? Go to www.ThePlanetLeadership.com to learn more about how you can grow your association or nonprofit. Please subscribe, rate and review planet leadership, wherever you listen to your podcasts.

This is planet leadership, the podcast that enables leaders of associations and nonprofits to grow their organization and achieve their missions. In the episodes of this podcast, your host Eric Thurston will interview leaders in associations and nonprofits about leadership. In his role as a CEO of a midsize, dynamic software company, Eric has access to just some amazing leaders with some amazing stories. He works closely with associations and nonprofits and the unique challenges they face as organizations. The podcast is called Planet Leadership because we are going to talk to people that are literally trying to change the planet. When you look at associations and how they are advocating for their members, they face many challenges, some being budget, people, resources, public scrutiny, and public accountability. Why do some of them do it better than others? That's what this podcast will talk about. How do you build a great culture? How do you build a great team to scale an organization to potentially change the world? How do leaders transition from other industries to associations and nonprofits? Go to www.ThePlanetLeadership.com to learn more about how you can grow your association or nonprofit. Please subscribe, rate and review planet leadership, wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Location:

United States

Description:

This is planet leadership, the podcast that enables leaders of associations and nonprofits to grow their organization and achieve their missions. In the episodes of this podcast, your host Eric Thurston will interview leaders in associations and nonprofits about leadership. In his role as a CEO of a midsize, dynamic software company, Eric has access to just some amazing leaders with some amazing stories. He works closely with associations and nonprofits and the unique challenges they face as organizations. The podcast is called Planet Leadership because we are going to talk to people that are literally trying to change the planet. When you look at associations and how they are advocating for their members, they face many challenges, some being budget, people, resources, public scrutiny, and public accountability. Why do some of them do it better than others? That's what this podcast will talk about. How do you build a great culture? How do you build a great team to scale an organization to potentially change the world? How do leaders transition from other industries to associations and nonprofits? Go to www.ThePlanetLeadership.com to learn more about how you can grow your association or nonprofit. Please subscribe, rate and review planet leadership, wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Episode 20: Nonprofit Organizations and Search Engine Optimization (SEO), with Terry Ibele

3/25/2020
Terry is a non-profit tech expert and SEO consultant, previously heading up the SEO department at Wild Apricot/Personify. Currently, he’s following his passion and switching up careers by pursuing a degree in animation. He hosts his own podcast about all things Animation and is using his business expertise to pursue solo endeavors. What you’ll learn about in this episode: Additional...

Duration:00:23:08

Episode 19: Adapting Association Events to the Virtual Space, with Teresa Zimmerman and Erin Geoffroy

3/25/2020
Teresa Zimmerman’s Bio: Teresa Zimmerman serves as the Vice President of Marketing at Personify. She leads Personify’s global marketing organization and is responsible for driving market leadership, global awareness, demand generation, strategic events and product go-to-market plans. Teresa has a rich history of success driving excellence at enterprise SaaS companies, having spent time at Bazaarvoice, Lithium and Fuze where she oversaw North American marketing programs, including field and...

Duration:00:12:33

Episode 18: Crafting a Better Social Media Presence, with Julia Campbell

3/11/2020
Julia Campbell has run her digital marketing consulting business for almost a decade, focused exclusively on mission-driven organizations. A mom of 2 and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she is the author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits, a call-to-action for nonprofits to use stories to accomplish their missions. Based in Boston, Julia is a global authority on digital storytelling, with happy clients spanning the globe from Moscow to San Francisco. She has...

Duration:00:33:30

Episode 17: From Military Service to Leading an Association, with General Hawk Carlisle

1/8/2020
General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle became president and chief executive officer of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) on June 15, 2017. Carlisle came to NDIA after a 39-year career in the Air Force, from which he retired as a four-star general in March 2017. His last assignment was as commander, Air Combat Command (ACC) at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. Prior to serving as the ACC commander, Carlisle was the Commander of Pacific Air Forces, the Air Component Commander for...

Duration:00:38:57

Episode 16: Changing the World with Online Communities, with Michael Wilson

12/23/2019
Michael founded Small World Labs, which is now Personify Community, with the goal of providing organizations with the collaborative technology and solutions necessary to better connect with and empower their constituents, in a manner similar to which Michael saw early Internet technologies empower his deaf parents and connect them with the outside world. Prior to founding Small World Labs, Michael served as the Director of Product Management at Coremetrics, a leading provider of web...

Duration:00:47:37

Episode 16: From Military Service to Leading an Association, with General Hawk Carlisle

12/23/2019
General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle became president and chief executive officer of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) on June 15, 2017. Carlisle came to NDIA after a 39-year career in the Air Force, from which he retired as a four-star general in March 2017. His last assignment was as commander, Air Combat Command (ACC) at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. Prior to serving as the ACC commander, Carlisle was the Commander of Pacific Air Forces, the Air Component Commander for...

Duration:00:38:57

Episode 15: Thoughts On Leadership From the Expo! Expo! Trade Show Floor, with Jennifer Hoff, Erika Welling, and Amy Calvert

12/9/2019
Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, is the “show for shows.” In this unique episode of the Planet Leadership podcast recorded live from the Expo! Expo! show floor, industry leaders Jennifer Hoff of Taffy Event Strategies, Erika Welling from PRA Business Events, and Amy Calvert with the Events Industry Council share their thoughts on technology, social responsibility, and the important role business leaders can play in making the world a better place. Jennifer Hoff has spent...

Duration:00:49:44

Episode 14: Leveraging Technology in the Association Industry, with Reggie Henry

12/4/2019
Reggie Henry joined ASAE in November of 1994. His responsibilities are to implement “exemplary” systems at ASAE that can serve as a model to the rest of the association community and to “ratchet-up” the use and understanding of technology among ASAE members. He has been working with and/or for non-profit organizations since 1985. Mr. Henry speaks regularly on technology and strategy issues. Some of his most recent speaking engagements include the 2019 Empire State Leadership Conference,...

Duration:01:04:02

Episode 13: Advocating for the Exhibitions and Trade Show Industry, with Cathy Breden

11/25/2019
Cathy Breden is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) with the responsibility for managing the day-to-day operations of the association, including overseeing marketing and communications, membership, education, conventions and events, and administration. In addition, she currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), whose primary purpose is to promote...

Duration:00:37:34

Episode 12: Data Management Technology in the Association and Nonprofit Space, with Bob Alves

11/13/2019
Bob Alves co-founded ASI, the developer of iMIS Software for Associations. What you’ll learn about in this episode: Additional resources: https://www.advsol.com/https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-alves-1229217/@RobAlvesBob

Duration:00:32:19

Episode 11: Leading a Vital National Association, with Rhett Evans

10/30/2019
J. Rhett Evans is the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America’s (GCSAA) CEO. Evans joined GCSAA in July 2009 as their COO and was promoted to CEO in January 2011. He is the eighth CEO since the association’s founding in 1926. Evans is focused on expanding GCSAA’s reach and influence to become the global leader in golf course management. Under Evans, GCSAA has elevated the superintendents’ and industry’s voices through advocacy efforts at the national and grassroots levels. In...

Duration:00:43:27

Episode 10: Leadership Challenges: Moving From Commercial to Nonprofit, with Mark Baker

10/16/2019
Mark Baker has been flying for more than 40 years, using airplanes for fun, commuting, and business. With more than 10,000 hours in the left seat and a commercial pilot certificate with single and multiengine land and seaplane ratings, rotorcraft rating, and type ratings in the Cessna Citation 500 and 525s, as well as a DC-3 type rating. Mark’s favorite plane is a Piper Super Cub he’s owned for more than 25 years. Before taking the helm at AOPA, Mark had a distinguished career in top...

Duration:00:37:21

Episode 09: Business Leaders in the Big Picture, with Gary Shapiro

10/2/2019
Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,200 consumer technology companies and which owns and produces CES® – The Global Stage for Innovation. Shapiro directs a staff of about 200 employees and thousands of industry volunteers, leading his organization’s promotion of innovation as a national policy to spur the economy, create jobs, and cut the deficit. CTA advocates for skilled employees, immigration...

Duration:00:37:08

Episode 08: Consultancy in the Exhibition and Convention Industry, with Sam Lippman

9/18/2019
Sam Lippman is President and Founder of Lippman Connects, providing executive-level consulting to the convention and exhibition industry in the areas of strategic planning, marketing and management. Sam is also a trained facilitator (A.C. Nielsen/Burke Institute) who has helped event producers, venues and cities understand their market position and determine their future plans. Since 2001, Sam has produced the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) and the Large Show Roundtable...

Duration:00:43:19

Episode 07: Leadership in Sports, with Oscar Aparicio

9/11/2019
Oscar Aparicio has leveraged his rich experience as an educator in the technology and enterprise SaaS space to drive software adoption. When not helping services departments scale, he enjoys watching an inordinate amount of football. What you’ll learn about in this episode: Additional resources: https://www.ninersnation.com/49ers-podcast-better-rivals@BetterRivals

Duration:00:25:00

Episode 06: The Invisible Industry: Association Management and Trends in The Global Exhibition and Events Industry, with David DuBois

9/4/2019
David DuBois is the President and CEO of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE). As IAEE’s leader, DuBois is responsible for the management of 23 full-time professional staff, producing the annual business operating plan and budget, overseeing the support of all meetings of governance units, leading business development, directing fundraising efforts, advocating for the industry and the organization’s members, providing organizational leadership and giving strategic...

Duration:00:48:07

Episode 05: Strengthening Teams Through Experiential Leadership, with Jay Irwin

8/21/2019
After a fruitful and successful 23-year career in the computer software industry, a near-death experience inspired Jay Irwin to transform his life and make a difference in the world. An adventurous soul who’s determined to inspire through wilderness experiences, Jay’s transition from the computer software industry to experiential leadership development didn’t happen overnight. While working with some of the largest computer software companies in the world, Jay started to realize his passion...

Duration:00:36:56

Episode 04: Big Data That Changes Lives: Digital Strategy for Nonprofits, with Amanda Myers

8/14/2019
A recognized leader in developing and launching innovative, online programs Amanda Myers brings 20 years of experience to her role as Director of Product Growth with Austin-based Personify. Her broad background includes developing highly engaging national campaigns, online tools and loyalty initiatives for household brands including Land’s End, Cars.com, Enfamil, Marvel and Samsung. The last seven years have seen Myers leverage this expertise to empower thousands of associations in driving...

Duration:00:44:55

Episode 03: The Association Market and What Makes it Unique, with Loretta DeLuca

8/7/2019
As DelCor’s founder and CEO, Loretta is the inspiration for her company’s work with associations and nonprofits. She has a particular interest in mission-critical business systems, such as AMS, and is an advocate for project management for complex IT projects. Loretta has served on ASAE’s Board of Directors and chaired a number of ASAE committees. For her exemplary support of the association community, Loretta received ASAE’s 2015 Academy of Leaders Award and was named Association TRENDS...

Duration:00:43:31

Episode 02: Leadership in the Fintech Industry, with Amy Porter

7/24/2019
Amy Porter founded AffiniPay in 2005 and now serves at the company’s Executive Chairman. In this role, Amy steers the direction of the team and has led the company to 12 consecutive years of profitability. Her knowledge and experience in the payment industry have helped her build a dynamic, talented, and client-focused team dedicated to the success of association and member-based organizations. AffiniPay is also the technology behind the company’s industry-leading payment solutions LawPay...

Duration:00:39:40