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This podcast is a place for nonprofit leaders to gain insights, tips, inspiration, and encouragement to unleash their potential.

Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Mary Hiland

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    • 5.0 • 63 Ratings

This podcast is a place for nonprofit leaders to gain insights, tips, inspiration, and encouragement to unleash their potential.

    Lack of board member engagement looks like this!

    Lack of board member engagement looks like this!

    In this episode, Mary shares the results of research and her own study on board member engagement.
    Mary has over 40 years experience in the nonprofit sector: 26 as an executive and 18 as a board member. She knows your day-to-day challenges first hand and brings experience and expertise to help you have the greatest possible impact.
    Be sure to follow Inspired Nonprofit Leadership so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!  
    Grab your free gift by going to: https://hilandconsulting.org/boardorientationchecklist
    Check out the executive director Leadership Circle at: https://www.hilandconsulting.org/leadershipcircle
    Mary's book is available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Troubles and What to Do About Them.
    Let us know the topics or questions you would like to hear about in a future episode. You can do that, and follow us, on Facebook.
    To learn more about our previous guests, listen to past episodes, and get to know your host, go to: Hiland Consulting
    Connect with Mary!
    Email Mary: mary@hilandconsulting.org
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryhiland
    Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/inspirednonprofitleadership
    Website: https://www.hilandconsulting.org/
    Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilandconsulting

    • 7 min
    Why Your Board Shouldn’t be Approving Your Budgets!

    Why Your Board Shouldn’t be Approving Your Budgets!

    My guest today is Sarah Olivieri. Sarah Olivieri is a nonprofit leader and former executive director like you who used to spend days and nights asking questions like:
    How do I get my board to work with me and not against me? How can I raise more money for this important mission? How can I show up and love my job as much as I love this mission?  
    Sarah is a #1 International Best-Selling author. She received her BA from the University of Chicago with a focus on globalization and its effect on marginalized cultures and holds a master's degree in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz.
     
    Sarah has over 18 years of nonprofit leadership experience. She was the co-founder of the Open Center for Autism, the Executive Director of the Helping of War Foundation, and co-author of Lesson Plan a la Carte: Integrated Planning for Students with Special Needs.
     
    As the founder and heart behind PivotGround, Sarah helps nonprofits become financially sustainable world changers.
     
    Here’s what to expect during the episode:
    Who should be involved in the budgeting process?  What role does the board play concerning an organization's budget? Why is it essential to involve board members in decision-making? Who is responsible for budget approval? Why is trust important in an organization?  
    Connect with Sarah Olivieri!
    Website: https://www.pivotground.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sarahfolivieri/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pivotground/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/pivotground
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-olivieri/
    The case study Sarah mentions: https://www.pivotground.com/50dfcec4
     
    Get your free guide: Create Your Own Weekly Renewal Plan in 3 Easy Steps. Go to: https://www.hilandconsulting.org/request-weeklyrenewalplan.
     
    Mary's book is available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Troubles and What to Do About Them.
     
    Be sure to subscribe to Inspired Nonprofit Leadership so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!  
     
    Let us know the topics or questions you would like to hear about in a future episode. You can do that and follow us on Facebook.
     
    Connect with Mary!
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryhiland
    Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/inspirednonprofitleadership
    Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilandconsulting
    Website: https://www.hilandconsulting.org

    • 37 min
    Four tips so you won't be lonely at the top

    Four tips so you won't be lonely at the top

    In this episode, Mary shares four tips executive directors can use to avoid or overcome feeling lonely at the top.
    Mary has over 40 years experience in the nonprofit sector: 26 as an executive and 18 as a board member. She knows your day-to-day challenges first hand and brings experience and expertise to help you have the greatest possible impact.
    Be sure to follow Inspired Nonprofit Leadership so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!  
    Grab your free gift by going to: https://hilandconsulting.org/request-weeklyrenewalplan
    Check out the executive director Leadership Circle at: https://www.hilandconsulting.org/leadershipcircle
    Mary's book is available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Troubles and What to Do About Them.
    Let us know the topics or questions you would like to hear about in a future episode. You can do that, and follow us, on Facebook.
    To learn more about our previous guests, listen to past episodes, and get to know your host, go to: Hiland Consulting
    Connect with Mary!
    Email Mary: mary@hilandconsulting.org
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryhiland
    Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/inspirednonprofitleadership
    Website: https://www.hilandconsulting.org/
    Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilandconsulting

    • 10 min
    Trends in Nonprofit Leadership & Strategies for a Recession

    Trends in Nonprofit Leadership & Strategies for a Recession

    My guest for this episode is Mark Slabaugh. Mark is a Certified Pinnacle Business Guide and Executive Coach. Mark has been coaching churches and nonprofits to create greater impact faster than they thought possible. His unique background includes non-profit leadership and entrepreneurship. These experiences taught him how to recruit, lead, and retain teams. He is a student of his surroundings and the people he meets. He brings expertise in a truth-telling conversation. He tenaciously chases his personal goals and enjoys helping others leverage their skills for the team.
    As an Executive Coach and Pinnacle Business Guide, he has the joy of coaching teams with crazy dreams. He has also sat in the leader's chair and understands the pressures business owners face. This has brought some of the greatest joy in his professional career - helping leaders accomplish a crazy dream.
    Mark and his wife enjoy helping their kids chase their dreams. All four are engaged in activities and school pursuits that are unique to them. It's been such a joy to cheer for them in sports and life.
    Here’s what to expect during the episode:
    Do nonprofits get affected by a recession? What are the current trends in nonprofit organizations? What happens to nonprofits during a recession? How can you retain employees during a recession? What are some strategies nonprofits use during a recession? What does "pinnacle principle" mean? Connect with Mark Slabaugh!
    Website: https://slabaughcoaching.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markslabaugh/
    Do a free assessment with your team: http://slabaughcoaching.com/inspired
    Go to https://hilandconsulting.org/trustbuilding to get your free Trust Building Action Plan.
    Mary's book is available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Troubles and What to Do About Them.
    Be sure to subscribe to Inspired Nonprofit Leadership so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!  
    Let us know the topics or questions you would like to hear about in a future episode. You can do that and follow us on Facebook.
    Connect with Mary!
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryhiland
    Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/inspirednonprofitleadership
    Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilandconsulting
    Website: https://www.hilandconsulting.org

    • 34 min
    Want to Start a Nonprofit? You Need to Hear This!

    Want to Start a Nonprofit? You Need to Hear This!

    My guest for this episode is Rebecca Rodriguez. Rebecca has spent 22 years in the social sector, starting in fundraising, then onto operations.
     
    She is the Principal Consultant at For the Philanthropist and author of The Nonprofit Workbook:  Tips & Best Practices for Start-ups Serving the Greater Common Good.  Working with donors as well as nonprofits, her areas of expertise are program development, grant administration, and sustainability.
     
    Rebecca has worked for global organizations, including JA Worldwide, Goodwill, and Biblica. She has extensive experience working with grassroots and start-up organizations and has served as a volunteer and on various advisory committees.
     
    Rebecca earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado. Her home is the Texas Hill Country in the Highland Lakes area.  When she is not writing or working with clients, she loves to paddle board. She practices and teaches yoga and ESL to newly arrived-immigrants.
     
    Here’s what to expect during the episode:
    How much does it cost to start a nonprofit organization? What are the common misconceptions about starting a nonprofit organization? Why is it essential to improve your nonprofit's board engagement? How long does it take to set up a nonprofit? What are the things you need to consider when starting a nonprofit?  
    Connect with Rebecca Rodriquez!
    Website: https://www.forthephilanthropist.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thenonprofitworkbook/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccavrodriguez/
    Check out Rebecca's book, The Nonprofit Workbook: Tips & Best Practices for Start-Ups Serving the Greater Common Good, on Amazon! https://amzn.to/3uraMEl
     
    Rebecca is offering a 45-minute consult for anyone who is thinking about starting a nonprofit or in their first year or two of operations. To take advantage of that, just email her at info@thenonprofitworkbook.com and mention Mary Hiland’s podcast.
     
    Mary's book is available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Troubles and What to Do About Them.
     
    Be sure to subscribe to Inspired Nonprofit Leadership so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!  
     
    Let us know the topics or questions you would like to hear about in a future episode. You can do that and follow us on Facebook.
     
    Connect with Mary!
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryhiland
    Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/inspirednonprofitleadership
    Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilandconsulting
    Website: https://www.hilandconsulting.org
     

    • 38 min
    How Legacy Video Benefits Your Nonprofit

    How Legacy Video Benefits Your Nonprofit

    My guest for this episode is Stephanie Shaterian. Stephanie is a founder of fLO Content, fLO is a video content producer specializing in original, authentic, documentary-style pieces that serve specific goals or strategic purposes.
    They work with decision-makers in the for-profit and non-profit sectors who have immediate video needs for marketing, promotional, or development goals. She is a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts and holds a BFA from The Theatre School at Depaul University.
    Here’s what to expect during the episode:
    How can nonprofit organizations benefit from video marketing? Why should nonprofits consider creating legacy videos? Does a nonprofit need a YouTube channel? Why are storytelling videos important for nonprofits? How long should a nonprofit video content be? Connect with Stephanie Shaterian!
    Website: https://flocontent.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanieshaterian/
    Go to https://hilandconsulting.org/boardorientationchecklist to get your free Effective Board Orientation Checklist.
    Mary's book is available on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Love Your Board! The Executive Directors’ Guide to Discovering the Sources of Nonprofit Board Troubles and What to Do About Them.
    Be sure to subscribe to Inspired Nonprofit Leadership so that you don’t miss a single episode, and while you’re at it, won’t you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated!  
    Let us know the topics or questions you would like to hear about in a future episode. You can do that and follow us on Facebook.
    Connect with Mary!
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryhiland
    Inspired Nonprofit Leadership Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/inspirednonprofitleadership
    Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hilandconsulting
    Website: https://www.hilandconsulting.org
     

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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63 Ratings

63 Ratings

Dpippen ,

Such a powerful resource 💪🏽

Mary has curated such a fantastic group of experts that are engaging the most relevant questions and challenges in the non-profit world. She has a real pulse on the non-profit world but the episodes cover both the mindset work and the work needed on the implementation side of running a successful non-profit. This podcast could truly save a lot of leaders from burnout!

slabaugh155 ,

Equipping the nonprofit leader!!

Mary brings curiosity and passion for nonprofits to her interviews. All pointing toward equipping the nonprofit leader. Really like this podcast.

ShaniceJM ,

Wow! All nonprofit leaders need to hear this!

Dr. Hiland provides a wealth of information to help nonprofit leaders create a bigger impact. Her guests have been amazing and all share information to make your nonprofit run smoother.

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