Ep 45: The Final 60 Days of the Year (with Seth Rosen)

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We’re now in the critical year-end fundraising season. It’s daunting. My guest, Seth Rosen, will help you sort it out and make the most of these 2 months…

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Is It Ever OK to Micromanage Staff?

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Are you a micromanager? And is it always such a bad thing to micromanage? Maybe not. Here are some ways to tell the difference and some antidotes if you are micromanaging your staff.

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Ep 44: The Executive Director With No Staff (with Sarah Audet)

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With everything nonprofit leaders have to get done, imagine that you are the only staff person. What would that look like? I wanted to know…

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A New Resource for Nonprofit Leaders

Nonprofit Leadership Lab

Listen superhero. The world is counting on you. Come join the Nonprofit Leadership Lab and get the education, support, and community you deserve!

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Ep 43: Nonprofits, Storytelling, and ‘This American Life’ (with Alex Blumberg)

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Alex Blumberg, executive producer of ‘This American Life’ discusses with me the power of storytelling to activate people to engage and help your nonprofit.

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Do You Need a Coach, a Mentor, or Both?

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The life of a leader can feel lonely. Today I’d like to explore the distinction between a coach and a mentor and offer some advice on how to find a mentor.

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Nobody Warned Me About the ED 20!

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Ever hear of the “Freshman 15”? You know, the 1st year of college when you put on 15 pounds due to pizza, beer, and stress? Did you know there’s an “ED 20”?

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