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Nonprofit Leadership Lessons with Stacey Girdner

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  In our most recent podcast episode, Roy and I got to interview our good friend and leadership mentor, Stacey Girdner. Stacey is the Founder and Managing Partner of The PRAXIS Group, a firm that helps organizations become more effective through leadership development and coaching. We worked closely with Stacey when she was Chief […]

Leadership Field Notes with Doug Smith

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  You’re in for a real treat today! This episode is packed with leadership value for you. Doug Smith is Director of Development at Light of Life Rescue Mission, and Founder/President at L3 Leadership, and organization that exists to  build and develop a community of leaders. My conversation with Doug is the first in a series of in-depth […]

Leading Through Crisis with Dennis Van Kampen

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  What does it take to lead effectively through crisis? That’s the question that I initially posed to  Dennis Van Kampen, President/CEO of Mel Trotter Ministries. This conversation is timely and valuable because Mel Trotter Ministries provides the community social safety net in Grand Rapids, Michigan for men, women, and children experiencing homelessness throughout […]

Inspiring Growth as a Leader with Mark P. Fisher, Founder at Inspiring Growth

June 26th, 2020

Play Podcast  You are going to LOVE this conversation with Mark P. Fisher on Inspiring Growth as a leader! Mark is host of the Inspiring Growth Podcast, CEO, and Chief Encourager at Inspiring Growth, a firm he founded to help organizations increase revenue, organizational leadership, and overall joy in their work. Check out some of Mark’s great offerings here. If […]

The CARES Act and Your Nonprofit

April 16th, 2020

Yesterday I sat down with Seth Perlman, Senior Partner at Perlman & Perlman LLP. Seth is one of the nation’s leading experts on nonprofit and philanthropic law, is an active leader in the philanthropic community, and a great partner to many nonprofit organizations and companies that serve the nonprofit sector.

Positive Disruption

April 15th, 2020


I don’t know about you, but when I sat down and thought about the idea of disruption in the context of our current COVID-19 nationwide shutdown, I just had to laugh. I mean, if this isn’t disruption, what is!?!?!? But that’s not the kind of disruption I’m talking about here.

Virtual Fundraising Events with Charity Fundraising Expert, Duncan Schieb

April 13th, 2020

Play Podcast  This week I sat down with Charity Fundraising Expert, Duncan Schieb. Duncan is a highly accomplished charity auctioneer, marketer, and fundraiser. In addition to his work managing live fundraising events for organizations, Duncan also runs a successful video production company that serves both nonprofit and commercial organizations. Duncan spoke with me from […]

Fundraising in times of crisis

April 6th, 2020

Play Podcast  On Friday, March 27, Roy Jones and I sat down to talk about fundraising in times of crisis. This episode is different than our typical episodes because it’s not an interview, but a candid conversation about emergency / crisis fundraising. In this conversation we address whether nonprofits should stop fundraising because of […]

Leading in Extraordinary Times

April 6th, 2020

Play Podcast  These are certainly extraordinary times. Nonprofit organizations are facing increased stress and pressure to deliver value across our country, while doing so with reduced staffing, risk of illness to themselves, and for many, significantly greater demand. Leading in extraordinary times requires a commitment to authenticity, transparency, and a willingness to confront and […]

How do we keep fear from undermining our fundraising efforts?

March 23rd, 2020

Newport One’s Andrew Olsen is interviewed by Jason Lewis, Host of The Fundraising Talent Podcast   Andrew Olsen is Senior Vice President at Newport One, a direct response fundraising agency. Prior he was an independent fundraising consultant and is the author of Rainmaking: The Fundraiser’s Guide to Landing Big Gifts.   About this Podcast: This […]

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