118 episodes

The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast: Making Your World Better features discussions covering the most critical issues, trends and opportunities facing nonprofit leaders and those engaged in social innovation. Hosted by Dr. Rob Harter, in this podcast you will hear real stories from experienced leaders about what strategies and practices have made them successful. It is our hope that through this audio series, people can learn not only what it takes to be an effective non-profit leader but to hear inspiring stories about people and organizations that are successfully making a positive impact in their communities. Enjoy the show!

Nonprofit Leadership Podcast Rob Harter

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The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast: Making Your World Better features discussions covering the most critical issues, trends and opportunities facing nonprofit leaders and those engaged in social innovation. Hosted by Dr. Rob Harter, in this podcast you will hear real stories from experienced leaders about what strategies and practices have made them successful. It is our hope that through this audio series, people can learn not only what it takes to be an effective non-profit leader but to hear inspiring stories about people and organizations that are successfully making a positive impact in their communities. Enjoy the show!

    How a family foundation is helping to transform transportation in New York City

    How a family foundation is helping to transform transportation in New York City

    Most often on this show, Rob features leaders in the nonprofit sector, such as Executive Directors/CEO’s of Nonprofits, Authors, and Researchers. This episode features guests from the donor side of things. Joining Rob on the show is Nancy Rauch Douzinas, President of the Rauch Foundation and Dave Kapell, a consultant to the Foundation. The Rauch […]

    • 28 min
    Elizabeth Beisel, Three-Time Olympian Swimmer, Shares Her Story.

    Elizabeth Beisel, Three-Time Olympian Swimmer, Shares Her Story.

    Every little swimmers’ goal is to stand on that podium at the Olympics, but it all starts with that first jump in the water and someone to show you how. Rob’s guest today is Elizabeth Beisel, a three-time olympian swimmer and the 2016 USA swim team captain. During her career, she won two Olympic medals […]

    • 24 min
    How Millennials Are Impacting How We Lead

    How Millennials Are Impacting How We Lead

    There are so many different challenges facing the nonprofit sector today. One of those is how nonprofit organizations can recruit and retain millennials for the long haul. Studies show that millennials are seeking a better work-life balance, which has led to a movement towards the “gig-based” economy when it comes to nonprofits. While compensation is […]

    • 29 min
    Why Mark Kennedy Shriver Has Dedicated Himself to Serve Children in Poverty

    Why Mark Kennedy Shriver Has Dedicated Himself to Serve Children in Poverty

    Many politicians will say that children are our future, but when push comes to shove, how many really invest what is needed to make that future a reality? Rob’s guest today, Mark Kennedy Shriver, has dedicated his life to this cause. Mark has had a successful career up to this point, serving as a Member […]

    • 31 min
    Carly Fiorina’s Insights On Leadership

    Carly Fiorina’s Insights On Leadership

    One of the most important parts of being a great leader is having an innate ability to solve both simple and complex problems. Rob’s guest on the show is Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett Packard and a former presidential candidate. Carly started the Unlocking Potential Foundation, a nonprofit focused on providing leaders with […]

    • 32 min
    How to Create Effective Systemic Change in Our Communities

    How to Create Effective Systemic Change in Our Communities

    The challenges facing today’s society are so large that nonprofits alone cannot solve them. That is why it is so important for nonprofit leaders to collaborate with each other as well as with both the government and private sector, in order to take on these growing issues. Rob’s guest today, Heather McLeod Grant, is the […]

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

lserba1 ,

Informative and engaging!

Love this podcast. Rob is a great interviewer. Fantastic resource for nonprofit professionals.

Shayna Farmelant ,

Great Snapshot of Nonprofit Industry

Rob’s podcast always keeps me up to date on the latest thinking in the nonprofit space. It’s great to hear from industry leaders on current issues facing our world and how nonprofits are able to make a difference!

MusicLoveXYZ ,

So much food for thought!

Whether you work in nonprofit full time or in various ways through your work or personal life, the advice, experiences and stories Rob and his guests share are invaluable. Listening sparks ideas, gives direction and more, making the show both enjoyable and a great resource.

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