115 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!

    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
    Learn About a Company Making It Easier to Give to Nonprofits Through Planned Giving

    Learn About a Company Making It Easier to Give to Nonprofits Through Planned Giving

    When it comes to sustaining long-term success for nonprofits, planned giving is a critical component. Designating nonprofits in your will is one of the best things that you can leave behind, and Rob’s guest today, Patrick Schmitt, is making it easier than ever. Patrick, along with Jenny Xia Spradling, co-founded FreeWill, a company created to […]

    • 17 min
    What Is “Mission Creep” and How to Avoid It

    What Is “Mission Creep” and How to Avoid It

    Mission creep can happen to the best of nonprofit organizations. In particular, when nonprofits are seeking funding, the risk of mission creep becomes higher. How do we as nonprofit leaders avoid mission creep, in particular when nonprofits work with government agencies. Author Liana Downey is my guest on this week’s Podcast and she will address […]

    • 30 min
    Leadership Insights From New York City’s Largest Social Services, Nonprofit Organization

    Leadership Insights From New York City’s Largest Social Services, Nonprofit Organization

    Running the largest social services nonprofit organization in the largest city in the United States is incredibly rewarding, but it is no walk in the park. David Rivel is the CEO of The Jewish Board, a nonprofit organization that provides mental health and social services to some of New York’s most at-risk residents. As government […]

    • 48 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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