37 episodes

Dr. Patton McDowell brings the best in professional development and productivity to each episode, helping you find the perfect nonprofit job and guiding you along the path to leadership in the charitable sector. Patton brings 30 years of nonprofit leadership, coaching and consulting experience, and shares best practices for individual and organizational success based on his work with over 220 nonprofits and their staff and board leaders. You’ll learn how to assess and plan the nonprofit career that’s right for you, and how to maximize the 7 “stops” along the Path and the 10 skills and experiences necessary for nonprofit leadership. The show features interviews with nonprofit leaders and productivity experts, as well as deep-dive solo episodes and other special editions. Hit subscribe, and accelerate your journey on a nonprofit career path that can change your life.

Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership Patton McDowell

    • Non-Profit
    • 4.9, 50 Ratings

Dr. Patton McDowell brings the best in professional development and productivity to each episode, helping you find the perfect nonprofit job and guiding you along the path to leadership in the charitable sector. Patton brings 30 years of nonprofit leadership, coaching and consulting experience, and shares best practices for individual and organizational success based on his work with over 220 nonprofits and their staff and board leaders. You’ll learn how to assess and plan the nonprofit career that’s right for you, and how to maximize the 7 “stops” along the Path and the 10 skills and experiences necessary for nonprofit leadership. The show features interviews with nonprofit leaders and productivity experts, as well as deep-dive solo episodes and other special editions. Hit subscribe, and accelerate your journey on a nonprofit career path that can change your life.

    37: Maintaining Strategic Focus as a Nonprofit Leader (Brian Maness)

    37: Maintaining Strategic Focus as a Nonprofit Leader (Brian Maness)

    037: Maintaining Strategic Focus as a Nonprofit Leader (Brian Maness)SUMMARYWhat do you do to stay organized in an ever-changing environment with children and families from across the state depending on you?  Like many nonprofit CEO’s right now, Brian...

    • 57 min
    36: Fortune 500 to Nonprofit Founder & CEO (Tina Admans)

    36: Fortune 500 to Nonprofit Founder & CEO (Tina Admans)

    Tips for starting a job in the nonprofit sector: skills and experiences to learn and manage

    • 1 hr
    35: Vital Resources from BoardSource (Jim Taylor)

    35: Vital Resources from BoardSource (Jim Taylor)

    035: Vital Resources from BoardSource (Jim Taylor)SUMMARYHow can a nonprofit leader take advantage of the resources BoardSource has to offer, especially in a time of uncertainty and strategic challenge?  The answers come from Jim Taylor, who not only...

    • 52 min
    34: The War for Fundraising Talent (Jason Lewis)

    34: The War for Fundraising Talent (Jason Lewis)

    Tips for starting or hiring for a fundraising job in the nonprofit sector: skills and experiences to learn and manage

    • 44 min
    33: Adapting to Short-Term Challenges with Long-Term Benefits (Carrie Bhada)

    33: Adapting to Short-Term Challenges with Long-Term Benefits (Carrie Bhada)

    Leadership lessons for nonprofit executive directors and senior fundraisers

    • 43 min
    32: Community Leadership in the Philanthropic Sector (Michael Marsicano)

    32: Community Leadership in the Philanthropic Sector (Michael Marsicano)

    Leadership lessons for nonprofit executive directors

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

ajacks84 ,

Great stuff!

This podcast is such a useful tool for people in the field of fundraising! The content is relevant. The host is engaging. The guests are experienced and knowledgeable. Thank you, Patton!

Lacey Richardson ,

Building a Culture of Philanthropy at Your Non-Profit

Stamie Despo is a phenomenal fundraiser, especially when it comes to building relationships! Follow her advice and it will take you far!

@mtward75 ,

Excellent resource for any non-profit professional

Patton’s authentic approach and fundamentals in coaching have paid huge dividends for our board and me personally. I’m looking forward to gaining more insights and wisdom from your podcast.

Michael Ward

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