NLN35: Managing Program Expansion in a NonProfit with Mark Eddy

mark-eddy-2015In our podcast discussion this week, we are chatting with , Executive Director of . Topics discussed include knowing when it is time to expand, handling those who oppose change, funding an expansion, and personal growth as a leader to facilitate growth in your organization.

In his six years as Executive Director at Leadership Southern Indiana, Mark Eddy transformed the organization from a one-stop program shop to an organization serving all generations of professionals-in-development and expanding funds to accommodate the growing organization.  The organization has added three new programs and funding has increase by 300%.

Leadership Southern Indiana is an organization that exists to train local professionals on how to better impact their community with the goal to create cross-sector, multi-generational leaders who become mobilized to transform the region as a whole.

The key points covered in this podcast discussion are:

  • Knowing When It’s Time to Expand
  • Your Biggest Detractor Can Become a Great Advocate
  • Growing Funding Doesn’t Always Mean a New Approach to Raising Funds
  • Failure = Learning, And That’s a Good Thing
  • Letting Go Allows Others the Room to Grow

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