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Special Subscriber-only Edition - Thank You

As a subscriber of the Concord Leaders podcast, thank you. You're helping break down the isolation leaders normally feel. Thank you.

Duration: 00:01:48

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

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

Giving Permission for People to do Their Best work

Executive Revolutionary, Rhode Island Urban Debate League Ashley Belanger is the Executive Revolutionary of the Rhode Island Urban Debate League. Yep, "revolutionary." In this episode of Concord Leaders, Ashley shares how titles can help people grow into their best roles. And the importance of having a "professional pit crew."

Duration: 00:11:23

022 Jamie Smith - Leaders Building Leaders

Jamie Smith is the Executive Director of YNPN, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Jamie shares about the skills needed at each stage of career growth: employee, manager, and executive. And she shares about her own journey from leadership positions to being the executive director of a large organization.

Duration: 00:13:37

21 Debi Frock -When is that 'Some Day' ever going to happen?

Debi Frock is the Executive Director of ​Ghanaian Mother's Hope, Inc. In this episode Concord Leaders, ​Debi shares about ​realizing that 'some day' might never happen so she just needed to act. And​ she shares her experience working in two different cultures in a way that all leaders will be able to relate to, even if they don't have to deliver buckets in a canoe.

Duration: 00:12:42

CLP020 - Fully Committed to the Mission with Clayton Hopkins

Clayton Hopkins is the Executive Director of Shoebox Ministry in Arizona. In this episode Concord Leaders, Clayton shares about a time an employee said, "I don't like you." And how he's helping a 30 year old nonprofit seize new opportunities.

Duration: 00:11:20

Perspective from a Professional Interim Executive Director

Serving as Interim Executive Director, Kasem Cares Foundation

Duration: 00:13:25

The Sixth Sense of Leadership

CEO & Founder, Project Humanity Darren Tipton founded Project Humanity and serves as the CEO. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Darren shares about the "sixth sense of leadership" - helping people find their place. He also shares about being open to the emotions of passion, even when it means it maybe time to quit.

Duration: 00:11:32

017 Josh Bell - Shifting Culture and Getting Big Stuff Done

In this episode of Concord Leaders, Josh shares about how his views of leadership have changed over the years, going from being the only employee to being a leader of a team. He shares about working on changing the culture after realizing, "I wouldn't want to go to work here."

Duration: 00:12:26

016 Mary Pat Corrigan - Identifying Strengths and Melding a Team

Mary Pat Corrigan is the CEO of Volunteers in Medicine. In this episode of Concord Leaders. Mary Pat shares about the joys of helping people find their parts on the team. And the horror of finding on her fourth day on the job that the organization only had six weeks of cash left!

Duration: 00:10:52

015 Leann Daddario - A Matter of Balance

Leann Daddario is the CEO & President of HandsOnJacksonville. In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares about the balance required in leading a nonprofit - helping staff excel while being accessible to donors. You'll learn an approach that tends to open donors up to hearing from her. And she shares thoughts on the vital importance of good governance.

Duration: 00:13:05

014 Maggie Morrison - Revisiting the Process

In this episode of Concord Leaders, she shares about a budget process that went wrong. And how it helped grow their board. You'll also hear her tip for leaders who feel "new" to an organization!

Duration: 00:08:31

013 Amy Nesbitt - Building Coalitions and Having Positive Impact

In this episode of Concord Leaders, Amy shares the joys of working with interns. And how she handled having her performing space being involuntarily relocated with only 8 months notice.

Duration: 00:13:58

012 April Sawhill - Taking Problems and Turning Them into Opportunities

In this episode of Concord Leaders, you'll learn about her approach to taking problems and turning them into opportunities - whether seeing for-profit organizations encroach on your space or even letting employees go. You'll leave this short conversation with ways to turn a crisis into an opportunity to change your organization's direction.

Duration: 00:13:11

011 Julie Capaldi - Place People Want to Run to and Walk Home From

In this episode of Concord Leaders, Julie talks about dealing with frequent turnover - at the worst possible times - and how she turned that culture around. Toward the end of this conversation, she shares a surprising way she gives herself energy for the work.

Duration: 00:12:15

010 Tony McDade - Making Sure Minutia Doesn't Drown Out the Important

In this episode of Concord Leaders, Tony shares about the enjoyment of seeing people grow and reach their potential. He also talks about needing to be reminded that change can take more time than he expects.

Duration: 00:11:05

009 Susie Burdick - Stewarding the Culture

Susie loves the process of helping people discover their full potential. In this episode of the Concord Leaders Podcast, Susie shares how she does that, even in a small nonprofit. Her efforts have helped her increase retention and create a place staff and visitors love to come too. You'll love her perspective!

Duration: 00:11:00

008 Mark Vogelzang - Influencing and Growing Organizations

Mark Vogelzang is the President & CEO of Maine Public, the NPR and PBS affiliate for the entire state of Maine. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Mark shares the joys of influencing organizations and what he learned from going through the two toughest years in over 20 as a CEO.

Duration: 00:11:30

007 Mark Schinnerer - Enjoying Millenials and Leading Through Regulatory Challenges

Mark Schinnerer is the CEO of CARC Inc in Carlsbad, New Mexico. In this episode of Concord Leaders, Mark shares why he loves working with Millenials. He also shares a terrific acronym - F.L.A.G. - for helping leaders focus on what matters most.

Duration: 00:10:36

006 Dana McConnell - Implementing Ideas and Putting Yourself Out There

In this episode of Concord Leaders, Dana shares the joy of being able to implement ideas and staff suggestions. And she talks about dealing with feeling overwhelmed and in over her head.

Duration: 00:09:21

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