16 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

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.

    16: 4 Writing Practices for Nonprofit Success (Clay Hodges)

    16: 4 Writing Practices for Nonprofit Success (Clay Hodges)

    Four writing rituals and routines to build skill and productivity

    • 51 min
    15: Personal Branding for the Nonprofit Professional (Yvonne Levine)

    15: Personal Branding for the Nonprofit Professional (Yvonne Levine)

    Tips for building your personal brand and executive presence.

    • 43 min
    14: Finding Your Nonprofit Leadership Shadow (Will Sparks)

    14: Finding Your Nonprofit Leadership Shadow (Will Sparks)

    Understanding your nonprofit leadership style and related leadership shadow.

    • 53 min
    13: Build A 2020 Personal Strategic Plan That Works (Patton McDowell)

    13: Build A 2020 Personal Strategic Plan That Works (Patton McDowell)

    Tips to help implement an effective 2020 personal strategic plan.

    • 29 min
    12: 7 Professional Development Books for Your 2020 Reading List (Patton McDowell)

    12: 7 Professional Development Books for Your 2020 Reading List (Patton McDowell)

    Seven recommended professional development books for 2020.

    • 16 min
    11: Planning for 2020? Start With These 4 Year-End Exercises to Close Out 2019 First (Patton McDowell)

    11: Planning for 2020? Start With These 4 Year-End Exercises to Close Out 2019 First (Patton McDowell)

    This episode features four exercises to help conduct an effective annual review

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

@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

KLambert73 ,

Great resource!

This is great for nonprofit professional development. Real stories from real leaders in the field. A terrific resource!

Jenks1970 ,

Helpful suggestions!

Great to hear from real people doing the day to day work.

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