NLN39: Equipping and Empowering Board Members and Community Leaders to Make a Difference with Megha Desai

Welcome to Episode 39 of the Nonprofit Leaders Network podcast with our guest Megha Desai who is the Director of the Desai Foundation. Topics we discuss include the transition from a family foundation to a public foundation, an innovative way … Continue reading

NLN38: Maximizing Your Budget & Staff by Applying Lean Concepts to Your Nonprofit with Paddy O’Brien

In our podcast this week with Paddy O’Brien, author of “Lean for the Nonprofit: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You,” we are discussing how applying Lean concepts can greatly benefit your nonprofit organization by streamlining processes, maximizing use of … Continue reading

Ways to Frustrate Others through Communication

As much as a type can be motivated, each type can also feel frustrated and demotivated. Ways to Demotivate Type D People Type D people are often demotivated by the “You Can’t” or “You Shouldn’t” do statements. This is especially … Continue reading

Treat Others How They Really Want To Be Treated

According to the Golden Rule, you should treat others like you want to be treated. However, you need to be cautious with it. Sure, it’s the rule to follow when you’re dealing with general physical behaviors – not pinching someone … Continue reading

NLN37: How to Build an Outstanding Board Through Mentoring & Staff Involvement with Lisa Woll

In our podcast discussion this week, we are chatting with Lisa Woll, CEO of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment and the US SIF Foundation. We discuss topics relating to building an effective board by doing such things as … Continue reading

Positive and Negative Aspects Of Each Communication Style

Here’s what you need to remember about the DISC model: The model doesn’t try labeling people; it only denotes the tendencies people have based on their predisposition – reserved vs. outgoing or people-oriented vs. task-oriented. The majority of people will … Continue reading

Distinguishing Preferences In Communication

Let’s look at the four basic behavior types and familiarize ourselves with the DISC model. The idea is to help us differentiate between the behavioral types. Based on the theory of the DISC Behavioral model, there are two factors that … Continue reading

How to Ensure Effective Communication

It’s extremely important that you master both good people and effective communication skills. These skills are necessary for ensuring that you can succeed in your personal and professional life. There are five steps that you learn that will help you … Continue reading

[News] Being a Catalyst and Taking a Stand – Nonprofit and Leadership News

Leadership and Fundraising News Roundup

Have you ever watched something happening you didn’t agree with? How did that feel? Did you decide to do something about it? For change to happen in the world. Someone needs to be the first one stand up and say … Continue reading