Philanthropy’s Imperfections, with Sal Alaimo

Mickey gets to visit with Sal Alaimo, Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management at Grand Valley State University, discussing some of the imperfections of philanthropy and what might be necessary for philanthropy to reach its potential in impacting society. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon. We welcome your questions and feedback via The… Continue reading Philanthropy’s Imperfections, with Sal Alaimo

The Secret World Of Volunteers, with Russell Barton

Mickey visits with Russell Barton to talk about the secret world of volunteers within his experiences being involved in non-profits in decline and some of their challenges. We discuss how to manage volunteers, what volunteers are looking for and some personal anecdotes about volunteerism. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon. We welcome your… Continue reading The Secret World Of Volunteers, with Russell Barton

The Solution Is Giving, with Erika Feinberg

Mickey gets to spend some time speaking with Erika Feinberg, of Social Venture Partners, talking about the importance of connecting, passion, purpose, and a new method Erika has under development right now called Peek Forward. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon. We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot website.

The Issue Of Accountability, with Cindi Phallen

Visiting with Cindi Phallen, President of Create Possibility, to talk about accountability, leadership, and taking ownership of the success or failure of one’s org. Among the topics we cover: Be mindful of role of board: setting strategy and direction, generating and allocating resources to execute the plan. Identify who “owns” each priority in plan. This… Continue reading The Issue Of Accountability, with Cindi Phallen

Nonprofit Board Chairs, with Jeff Jowdy

Mickey gets to visit with Jeff Jowdy, President of Lighthouse Counsel, about the special significance of what it means to be a board chair, and the research Lighthouse Counsel is conducting in the area, along with a summary of their findings so far. To participate in the research, please visit: https://www.research.net/r/8N5P88Q We welcome support of… Continue reading Nonprofit Board Chairs, with Jeff Jowdy

Why Boards Even Matter, with Mary Hiland

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Our second episode with Mary Hiland, of Hiland Consulting. This time we examine why boards exist, how the culture of board recruiting may change, how to maintain board energy & morale, and taking a hard look at the question: Can we do away with the executive committee? We welcome your questions and feedback via The… Continue reading Why Boards Even Matter, with Mary Hiland

Leaders Invest In Themselves, with Mary Hiland

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Mary Hiland of Hiland Counsulting talks with us at length about issues in leadership development, especially as they apply to Board Chairs, examining a 2016 study of board chairs. Among the things we discuss: 51% of board chairs reported there was nothing to do to prepare them for board leadership. Mentorship was one thing board… Continue reading Leaders Invest In Themselves, with Mary Hiland

Pause For Change, with Heather Hiscox

We visit with Heather Hiscox, Co-Founder of Pause For Change, a consultancy that helps organizations to address “sticky challenges” or exciting opportunities using the P.A.U.S.E. methodology. The methodology is specifically derived from several corporate and nonprofit leadership models (and interventions) to interrupt the status-quo behaviors and habits that may prevent an organization from properly addressing… Continue reading Pause For Change, with Heather Hiscox

Chasing Diversity And Inclusion, with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah

This episode was recorded on May 27, 2020: Nonprofit SnapCast visits with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah to talk about equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace; and how it intersects with leadership development. We discuss: We’ve been chasing diversity and inclusion since the Civil Rights Act and making anemic progress. It’s time workplaces face the truth about… Continue reading Chasing Diversity And Inclusion, with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah