71 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

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    • 4.9 • 54 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.

    71: Bringing A Global Perspective to Nonprofit Leadership (Jennifer Garner)

    71: Bringing A Global Perspective to Nonprofit Leadership (Jennifer Garner)

    71: Bringing A Global Perspective to Nonprofit Leadership (Jennifer Garner)   SUMMARYHow do you incorporate all of your previous nonprofit leadership experiences in a way that strengthens your current work?  Jennifer Garner has built an impressive...

    • 55 min
    70: 7 Strategies to Drive Sustainable Change (Dyisha Reliford)

    70: 7 Strategies to Drive Sustainable Change (Dyisha Reliford)

    70: 7 Strategies to Drive Sustainable Change (Dyisha Reliford)  SUMMARYThe ability to manage change must be part of your toolkit as a nonprofit leader.  After starting her career with Teach for America in Chicago, Dyisha Reliford continued to learn from...

    • 55 min
    69: National Philanthropy Day: 3 Lessons for Every Nonprofit Leader (Penny Hawkins)

    69: National Philanthropy Day: 3 Lessons for Every Nonprofit Leader (Penny Hawkins)

    069: National Philanthropy Day: 3 Lessons for Every Nonprofit Leader (Penny Hawkins)SUMMARYWhile National Philanthropy day provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate charitable giving, volunteer engagement and community spirit, but it also offers an...

    • 42 min
    68: The 3 “C’s” of Nonprofit Leadership (Mike Smith)

    68: The 3 “C’s” of Nonprofit Leadership (Mike Smith)

    68: The 3 “C’s” of Nonprofit Leadership (Mike Smith) SUMMARYNonprofit organizations add value to communities around the world, and Mike Smith has had the opportunity to see outstanding leadership in the charitable sector in dozens of different countries...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    67: Leveraging Technology as a Nonprofit Leader (Kim Lanphear)

    67: Leveraging Technology as a Nonprofit Leader (Kim Lanphear)

    067: Leveraging Technology as a Nonprofit Leader (Kim Lanphear) SUMMARYWhile technology may or may not be your area of expertise as a nonprofit leader, current conditions certainly force you to be more proficient. Whether you’re navigating virtual board...

    • 59 min
    66: Maximizing Partnerships for Nonprofit Success (Sabrina Dawson)

    66: Maximizing Partnerships for Nonprofit Success (Sabrina Dawson)

    66: Maximizing Partnerships for Nonprofit Success (Sabrina Dawson)  SUMMARYHow can you create lasting partnerships that not only establish your nonprofit but help it accelerate its growth? That’s exactly what Sabrina Dawson and I discussed in episode...

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!!

Patton, host of the Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership podcast, highlights all aspects of _ and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Dr. Patton does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving nonprofit and life you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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!

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