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Short interviews with nonprofit CEO's and executive directors, reminding us why we love leading and giving us strategies to overcome challenges.

Short interviews with nonprofit CEO's and executive directors, reminding us why we love leading and giving us strategies to overcome challenges.

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United States

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Podcasts

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Short interviews with nonprofit CEO's and executive directors, reminding us why we love leading and giving us strategies to overcome challenges.

Language:

English

Contact:

317-296-7886


Episodes

218 There are No Superheroes - Francisco Fernández

11/24/2020
Francisco Fernández is the President, Comunidar, a community foundation in Monterrey, Mexico and the Associate Vice President for Development Tec de Monterrey, university with 25 campuses throughout Mexico. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Francisco shares the joy in helping create complimentary teams. And the difficulties of transitioning teams when trust is low.

Duration:00:14:21

217 View Leadership as a Relationship - Tony Chatman

11/10/2020
Tony Chatman is the President of Chatman Enterprises. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Tony shares a powerful perspective on leadership that might blow your mind. And he talks about dealing with failures as a leader. He even shares an important insight learned from Alexander the Great.

Duration:00:16:11

216 Inspiring the Best from Others - Suzanne Nance

10/26/2020
Suzanne Nance is the President and CEO of All Classical Portland, an independent classical musical station in Oregon. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she talks about the joy of helping others flourish. And about why it can be important to move forward on a project even though it won't last.

Duration:00:14:40

215 Helping Others Grow - Christal Cherry

10/6/2020
Christal Cherry is the CEO of The Board Pro. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares her leadership being rooted even in her experiences growing up as a child. And she shares a time when leading a division caused her to leave the organization instead.

Duration:00:11:41

214 Trust is Central - Mike Geiger

9/22/2020
Mike Geiger is the President & CEO of AFP - the Association of Fundraising Professionals. In this episode of Concord Leaders, he shares three reasons why he enjoys being a leader. And he gives tips speaking truth to power that he learned the hard way.

Duration:00:22:13

213 Being a Bridge Builder - Cindee Rood

9/8/2020
Cindee Rood is the Founder and Executive Director of Formidable Joy. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Cindee talks about the juggling act of tending to all the relationships that make an organization run. And shares how she sees that there's always a Plan B.

Duration:00:16:44

212 Having a Plan Isn't Enough - Mel and Pearl Shaw

8/25/2020
Mel and Pearl Shaw are the co-founders of Saad & Shaw Comprehensive Fund Development Services. In this episode of Concord Leaders, the Shaws talk about their respective views on leadership, knowing the players you're working with, and leading from behind. They also share the importance of building consensus.

Duration:00:16:13

211 Giving People Opportunities to Grow - Meghan Barp

8/11/2020
Meghan Barp is the President and CEO of the United Way of Greenville County. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares her joy of leading an organization that is trusted to convene the conversation and coordinate action. And about the transitioning from individual contributor to leading teams to then leading organizations.

Duration:00:13:53

Getting to be the Catalyst - Amy Sample Ward

7/28/2020
Amy Sample Ward is the CEO of NTEN. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares how how her community organizing background informs her leadership. She talks about how ignoring her gut has been the common denominator in her biggest experiences of missing the mark. And she shares why everyone in the organization should lead in their roles.

Duration:00:14:21

Growing and Developing Other Leaders - Dawn Cogan

7/14/2020
Dawn Cogan is the Executive Director of St. Mark Youth Enrichment. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she talks about having the executive director role open up only three weeks after joining her organization as the director of programs. And about the hard lessons of doing good but not being everything to everybody.

Duration:00:16:12

208 Understand Your Why with Miriam Adolphi

6/30/2020
Mirjam Adolphi is the founder of the Children's Embassy. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she how she's been able to keep centered with all the challenges that comes with running an organization in the Ukraine for 29 years. She also shares of the impact a leader had on her and how that still resonates in her life.

Duration:00:13:28

207 Biased Toward Action with Merridith Crowe

6/16/2020
Merridith Crowe is the President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares the joy in helping the staff she leads and the people they all serve. And she shares how she works with her staff as she leads with her bias toward action. (Fact check: Merridith realized she'd confused Chuck Yeager with John Glenn. But the story is just as powerful!)

Duration:00:12:31

206 Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help - Allison Rickels

6/2/2020
Allison Rickels is the Executive Director and CEO of the FarmHouse Foundation. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares why she's stayed as the CEO for over 12 years. And she shares the multiple impacts of a mentor saying, "You're not taking enough risks, Allison."

Duration:00:15:01

205 If You Listen It Becomes Clear - Monroe Free

5/19/2020
Monroe Free is the President & CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Monroe shares that his love about leading comes from the difference a team can make in the lives of others. He talks about how not understanding relationships led to a mistake with serving people. And gives us a compellingly fresh take on "vision" and leading.

Duration:00:10:20

204 No Such Thing as a Crystal Ball - Madeleine McGee

5/5/2020
Madeleine McGee is the President of TogetherSC. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she talks about the joy of working in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit leaders are optimistic people who truly believe a small group of people can change the world. She talks about unexpected advice she received from a mentor. And she talks about the lesson she learned from an early failure. And she ends with a thought on how to make tough decisions in this trying time.

Duration:00:14:06

203 Problem Solving & Being Proactive - Alisa Magnotta

4/21/2020
Alisa Magnotta is the CEO of the Housing Assistance Corporation. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares about the joy of connecting people and resources, being almost immediately promoted in her first job ever, and the process of constantly learning. She shares about lessons around a project that flopped despite investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in it. And she gives insights into how she's leading her organization during the early stages of this Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:18:38

202 Driving Toward a Future-Oriented Vision - Geoff Brown

4/7/2020
Geoff Brown is the CEO of the National Association of Personal Financial Planners. In this episode of Concord Leaders, he talks about the pressure of living into a press release. And how listening transformed his ability to keep a diverse set of members moving toward a common goal.

Duration:00:12:41

201 Groom. Grow. Release. Linda Tantawi

3/24/2020
Linda Tantawi is the CEO of Susan G. Komen Greater NYC. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she tells about the disaster of trying to move her peer-to-peer event software platforms. And she shares about leadership as looking at an organization as an organism - something to feed and grow.

Duration:00:11:52

Welcome to Season 2 of the Concord Leaders Podcast

3/23/2020
It's hard to believe Season 1 ended two and a half years ago! But Season 2 is ready to go. Here Marc shares why some of the episodes may seem to be a few weeks behind addressing the Covid-19 coronavirus. And why it's worth it!

Duration:00:02:22

024 Having a Great Idea is not Enough - Rev. Beverly Kelly

11/6/2017
Rev. Beverly Kelly is the pastor of Mattoon Presbyterian Church in Greenville, South Carolina. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares how she's learned that having a great idea isn't enough. And shares about how a great idea on her part caused lots of strife in a previous congregation.

Duration:00:15:11