Nonprofits Are Messy: Lessons in Leadership | Fundraising | Board Development | Communications

By Joan Garry

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Joan Garry: Nonprofit Leader and former Executive Director of GLAAD helps fellow CEOs, Boards and Board Chairs, Fundraisers, and Nonprofit Marketers

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Ep 65: The Case of the Serial Nonprofit Founder (with Robin Steinberg)
50:51
<p>Nonprofit founders are superheroes. Robin Steinberg is certainly one. In fact, she keeps on creating new nonprofits! And she has a wealth of knowledge to share.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-65-the-case-of-the-serial-nonprofit-founder/">Ep 65: The Case of the Serial Nonprofit Founder (with Robin Steinberg)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Aug 11, 2018
Ep 64: Donors That Know More, Give More (with Roxie Jerde)
46:47
<p>How educated do you think most donors are about the organization they support and invest in? Not very. And this is a big problem we must solve.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-64-donors-that-know-more-give-more/">Ep 64: Donors Who Know More, Give More (with Roxie Jerde)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 28, 2018
Ep 63: How To Think About Mergers and Collaboration (with Nadya Shmavonian)
52:30
<p>Mergers can help nonprofits increase reach and impact, but they can also become a disaster. Here’s how to decide if you should go for it.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-63-how-to-think-about-mergers-and-collaboration/">Ep 63: How To Think About Mergers and Collaborations (with Nadya Shmavonian)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 14, 2018
Ep 62: Hiring the Perfect Executive Director (with Dara Klarfeld)
42:00
<p>What is the secret sauce to finding and hiring the perfect ED for your organization? How can you become a “rockstar” candidate? Find out in today’s episode.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-62-hiring-the-perfect-executive-director/">Ep 62: Hiring the Perfect Executive Director (with Dara Klarfeld)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 30, 2018
Ep 61: How to Build a Smart Communications Plan (with Ben Wyskida)
41:08
<p>In this episode, Ben Wyskida, CEO of Fenton Communications explains what you must do to build a successful communications plan for your nonprofit.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-61-how-to-build-a-smart-communications-plan/">Ep 61: How to Build a Smart Communications Plan (with Ben Wyskida)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 16, 2018
Ep 60: Why Nonprofit Journalism Matters (with Christa Scharfenberg)
40:46
<p>Nonprofit media fills an important gap. Local and regional newsrooms have been decimated and the expense of investigative journalism is very high. In this episode, Christa Scharfenberg, the acting CEO for the Center of Investigative Reporting, explains the specific challenges nonprofit journalism faces.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-60-why-nonprofit-journalism-matters/">Ep 60: Why Nonprofit Journalism Matters (with Christa Scharfenberg)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 02, 2018
Ep 59: Scaling up Your Nonprofit (with Kathleen Kelly Janus)
45:47
<p>Your nonprofit has hit a wall and you want to scale up. But how? Why do some organizations grow and others do not? In this episode, Kathleen demystifies the process for “biggie-sizing” your nonprofit.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-59-scaling-up-your-nonprofit/">Ep 59: Scaling Up Your Nonprofit (with Kathleen Kelly Janus)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
May 19, 2018
Ep 58: Is It Time to Leave Facebook?
51:13
<p>Facebook has broken trust with the public. Should your nonprofit think about leaving the platform? Learn how Cambridge Analytics purchased data from people who did not explicitly give permission and how this affects your nonprofit.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-58-is-it-time-to-leave-facebook/">Ep 58: Is It Time to Leave Facebook? (with Julia Campbell)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
May 05, 2018
Ep 57: You Can Do Hard Things
24:02
<p>How can you run a nonprofit with so little staff? You want to make a difference with that budget? There is so much hard work to be done - surely you can’t do these hard things, can you? Guess what… you can. Here’s the proof.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-57-you-can-do-hard-things/">Ep 57: You Can Do Hard Things</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 14, 2018
Ep 56: Anatomy of a Crisis (with Emily Klehm)
47:56
<p>When a major crisis hit – an employee had been mugged at gunpoint and a dog stolen – Emily Klehm stepped up big time as the leader of the South Suburban Humane Society. But she never could have guessed what would happen next.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-56-anatomy-of-a-crisis/">Ep 56: Anatomy of a Crisis (with Emily Klehm)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 07, 2018
Ep 55: The Nonprofit Sector Has Serious Money Hangups (with Belinda Rosenblum)
49:09
<p>Do you get anxious asking people for donations? How much salary should the leader of a nonprofit make? How do you feel about wealthy people? The answers to these questions all come down to your deeply rooted feelings about money. How can we recognize and understand these feelings so we can make them more productive?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-55-the-nonprofit-sector-has-serious-money-hangups/">Ep 55: The Nonprofit Sector Has Serious Money Hangups (with Belinda Rosenblum)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 31, 2018
Ep 54: The 15-Year-Old Nonprofit Superhero (with Kayla & Andrea Abramowitz)
49:00
<p>Kayla Abramowitz is AMAZING. At 11 years old, she founded a nonprofit that helps sick kids feel a whole lot better. In this episode, Kayla and her CEO-mom share what they’ve learned over the last 4 years running their nonprofit, and provide some well-earned wisdom for every nonprofit founder out there.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep54-15-year-old-founder-nonprofit-superhero/">Ep 54: The 15-Year-Old Nonprofit Superhero (with Kayla & Andrea Abramowitz)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 17, 2018
Ep 53: Asking for Money Isn’t Sexy... But Philanthropy Is (Claire Axelrad)
43:45
<p>Neuroscientists confirm that when somebody gives a donation, it lights up the same part of the brain as having sex or eating chocolate. So why does fundraising give so many adults the creeps? And how to you build a culture of philanthropy where everyone understands how they can effectively contribute?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep53-asking-for-money-sexy-claire-axelrad/">Ep 53: Asking for Money Isn’t Sexy… But Philanthropy Is (with Claire Axelrad)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 03, 2018
Ep 52: Personal Politics vs. Public Responsibilities (with Anne Wallestad)
39:00
<p>Every person who joins a board comes with opinions and points of view. But what happens when your responsibility to your organization as a board member conflicts with your personal politics? Should you keep it to yourself?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-52-personal-politics-vs-public-responsibilities-with-anne-wallestad/">Ep 52: Personal Politics vs. Public Responsibilities (with Anne Wallestad)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 17, 2018
Ep 51: A Symphony of Shared Leadership (Jim Roe and Bernard Labadie)
44:31
<p>At arts orgs, how should power be shared when, in addition to the Executive Director, there is also a creative director who is, perhaps, the most important leader of all? My guests explain how their very successful shared leadership model really works for them, and ultimately results in a beautiful symphony.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep51-symphony-of-shared-leadership/">Ep 51: A Symphony of Shared Leadership (with Jim Roe and Bernard Labadie)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 03, 2018
Ep 50: Why Bartenders Make Great Leaders (with Helen Rothberg)
49:01
<p>Based on lessons she learned working as a bartender while pursuing degrees in business and behavioral science, Dr. Helen Rothberg identifies leaders by a cocktail of choices they make; how to approach obstacles, managing conflict, facilitating groups and connections, adapting to current realities, and much more.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep50-bartenders-great-leaders/">Ep 50: Why Bartenders Make Great Leaders (with Helen Rothberg)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jan 20, 2018
Ep 49: How To Make 2018 a Whole Lot Better
42:12
<p>This podcast is about resolving to bounce back. It’s about living in a world of unease while keeping your passion and desire to improve it -- alive and well. In this episode, I share 15 things worth a shot in 2018. These non-resolutions have three things in common. They are doable, universal, and meaningful.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep49-2018-whole-lot-better/">Ep 49: How To Make 2018 a Whole Lot Better</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jan 06, 2018
Ep 48: Building a Culture of Gratitude
43:40
<p>A strong leader builds an organizational culture of gratitude. It impacts your staff, board, volunteers, donors, and more. But how do you do it? And when?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep48-culture-gratitude/">Ep 48: Building a Culture of Gratitude</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Dec 16, 2017
Ep 47: How to Engage Millennials (with Abra Annes)
56:16
<p>How do we engage millennials and get them to support causes we care about, and that we hope they care about too? That's the topic of today's podcast...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep47-engage-millennials-abra-annes/">Ep 47: How to Engage Millennials (with Abra Annes)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Dec 02, 2017
Ep 46: Strategic Program Design (with Lindsay Hoffman)
41:37
<p>Too often, nonprofits become distracted by the newest and shiniest programming. This can cause big opportunities to be missed. Lindsay Hoffman explains...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep46-strategic-program-design-lindsay-hoffman/">Ep 46: Strategic Program Design (with Lindsay Hoffman)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Nov 18, 2017
Ep 45: The Final 60 Days of the Year (Seth Rosen)
39:54
<p>We're now in the critical year-end fundraising season. It's daunting. My guest, Seth Rosen, will help you sort it out and make the most of these 2 months…</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep45-final-60-days-seth-rosen/">Ep 45: The Final 60 Days of the Year (with Seth Rosen)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Nov 04, 2017
Ep 44: The Executive Director With No Staff (Sarah Audet)
39:28
<p>With everything nonprofit leaders have to get done, imagine that you are the only staff person. What would that look like? I wanted to know...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep44-executive-director-no-staff-sarah-audet/">Ep 44: The Executive Director With No Staff (with Sarah Audet)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Oct 14, 2017
Ep 43: Nonprofits, Storytelling, and ‘This American Life’ (Alex Blumberg)
39:10
<p>Alex Blumberg, executive producer of 'This American Life' discusses with me the power of storytelling to activate people to engage and help your nonprofit.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep43-storytelling-this-american-life-blumberg/">Ep 43: Nonprofits, Storytelling, and ‘This American Life’ (with Alex Blumberg)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Sep 30, 2017
Ep 42: What’s With All The Ribbons? (with Dan Osheyack)
38:16
<p>In this episode, my guest Dan Osheyack and I will explore issues of awareness, action, and cause marketing at nonprofits.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-42-ribbons-dan-osheyack/">Ep 42: What’s With All The Ribbons? (with Dan Osheyack)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Sep 16, 2017
Ep 41: What Every New Board Member Needs to Understand
39:39
<p>I’d love for this podcast to be played for new board members – maybe at an orientation or perhaps at a board retreat when you are setting expectations.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep41-new-board-member-understand/">Ep 41: What Every New Board Member Needs to Understand</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 29, 2017
Ep 40: Overcoming Fundraising Mistakes (with Jim Bennett)
<p>Fundraising can be full of landmines. But is there a way to turn fundraising lemons into lemonade? Why yes, I do believe there is.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep40-fundraising-mistakes-jim-bennett/">Ep 40: Overcoming Fundraising Mistakes (with Jim Bennett)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 15, 2017
Ep 39: From Kitchen Volunteer to Board Chair (with Sylvia Vogelman)
<p>Multiple studies show the positive benefits of volunteering (for the volunteer). Today's guest took that to the limit and ultimately became the board chair!</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep39-volunteer-board-chair-sylvia-vogelman/">Ep 39: From Kitchen Volunteer to Board Chair (with Sylvia Vogelman)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 01, 2017
Ep 38: What the Heck is Marketing Anyway? (with Sarah Durham)
<p>Marketing, done right, is central to all aspects of a nonprofit organization, from raising money to attracting the best people to enabling programs...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep38-marketing-sarah-durham/">Ep 38: What the Heck is Marketing Anyway? (with Sarah Durham)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 17, 2017
Ep 37: The Partnership That Drives a Thriving Nonprofit (with Kim Freedman and Nick Purrington)
<p>What is the single best indicator of a thriving nonprofit? A strong partnership between the board and staff leaders. So I spoke with both and asked them...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep37-partnership-thriving-nonprofit-kim-freedman-nick-purrington/">Ep 37: The Partnership That Drives a Thriving Nonprofit (with Kim Freedman and Nick Purrington)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 03, 2017
Ep 36: The Community Builder Who Became a Philanthropist (with Stu McLaren)
<p>How does one of the foremost experts in building online communities end up working to help thousands of children in Africa get a daily education?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep36-community-builder-stu-mclaren/">Ep 36: The Community Builder Who Became a Philanthropist (with Stu McLaren)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
May 13, 2017
Ep 35: Stop Asking Your Board to Fundraise! (With Gail Perry)
<p>In this episode fundraising expert Gail Perry argues that pushing your board members to fundraise is a big mistake. She suggests a better approach...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep35-get-your-board-fundraise-gail-perry/">Ep 35: Stop Asking Your Board to Fundraise! (With Gail Perry)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 29, 2017
Ep 34: Small But Mighty Nonprofits (With Joan Garry)
<p>Small nonprofits need as much (or more) help than larger ones but usually don't have the same resources available. This episode focuses on their issues...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep34-small-mighty-nonprofits/">Ep 34: Leading a Small (But Mighty) Nonprofit (With Joan Garry)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 15, 2017
Ep 33: Successful Nonprofit Collaborations (With Geri Mannion)
<p>It takes a village to run a nonprofit. Today’s guest tells us a thing or two about the success that comes with collaboration – and the potential hazards.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep33-nonprofit-collaborations-geri-mannion/">Ep 33: Successful Nonprofit Collaborations (With Geri Mannion)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 01, 2017
Ep 32: Even Roger Federer Has a Coach (With Michael Bungay Stanier)
<p>For business and nonprofit leaders, an executive coach can make all the difference. Here's my interview with the #2 executive coach in the world...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep32-coach-michael-bungay-stanier/">Ep 32: Even Roger Federer Has a Coach (With Michael Bungay Stanier)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 18, 2017
Ep 31: Givers and Takers at Nonprofits (With Adam Grant)
<p>Once in awhile you read a book that really sticks with you and changes the way you think. For me, one of those was "Give and Take" by Adam Grant.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep31-give-take-adam-grant/">Ep 31: Givers and Takers at Nonprofits (With Adam Grant)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 04, 2017
Ep 30: Nonprofits Are Messy... So What? (with Tim Harford)
<p>Some argue that when I call nonprofits “messy,” I’m doing them a disservice. Am I? My guest Tim Harford believes that we should all embrace the mess. But how?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep30-nonprofits-are-messy-tim-harford/">Ep 30: Nonprofits Are Messy… So What? (with Tim Harford)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 18, 2017
Ep 29: Leadership Transitions: How to Avoid the Mess (with Don Tebbe)
<p>Don Tebbe, an expert at planning successful leadership transitions, joined me to give us all some great advice on how to navigate the waters of change.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep29-leadership-transitions-don-tebbe/">Ep 29: Leadership Transitions: How to Avoid the Mess (with Don Tebbe)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 04, 2017
Ep 28: Difficult Conversations in Uncertain Times (with Parisa Parsa)
<p>Nonprofits are needed now more than ever. Strong leadership is needed more than ever. And we have to start doing a better job of listening to each other...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep28-difficult-conversations-parisa-parsa/">Ep 28: Difficult Conversations in Uncertain Times (with Parisa Parsa)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jan 21, 2017
Ep 27: Confessions of a Terrible Board Member (with Eileen Opatut)
<p>What if a prospective board member looks great “on paper” but doesn’t pan out as the five-star board member you’d expected? Is it their fault? Yours?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep27-terrible-board-member-eileen-opatut/">Ep 27: Confessions of a Terrible Board Member (with Eileen Opatut)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jan 07, 2017
Ep 26: Building a Culture of Optimism (with Steve Gross)
<p>Two brothers start a business selling t-shirts with just $78 in the bank. They live out of a van and eat PB and J for 5 years. They are selling optimism..</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep26-culture-optimism-steve-gross/">Ep 26: Building a Culture of Optimism (with Steve Gross)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Dec 17, 2016
Ep 25: Year End In T-Minus 30... (With Seth Rosen)
<p>Most nonprofits see 30% of their revenue come in the door in December. Have you planted sufficient seeds? Will you hit your numbers? Are you ready?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-25-year-end-seth-rosen/">Ep 25: Year End In T-Minus 30… (with Seth Rosen)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Dec 03, 2016
Ep 24: Corporate Support the Right Way (with Julie Hirshy)
<p>In this episode you will learn about how sports teams -- and corporations in general -- have so much more to give than just money.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep24-corporate-support-julie-hirshy-philadelphia-eagles/">Ep 24: Corporate Support the Right Way (with Julie Hirshey)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Nov 05, 2016
Ep 23: Unlocking the Mystery of Foundation Funding (with Molly deAguiar)
<p>If you are funded by a foundation or want to be, you'll want to listen to this episode where I interview foundation program officer Molly de Aguiar...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep23-foundation-funding-molly-deaguiar/">Ep 23: Unlocking the Mystery of Foundation Funding (with Molly de Aguiar)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Oct 22, 2016
Ep 22: The Art and Science of Asking for Money (with Brian Saber)
<p>Why do so many people find it terrifying to ask for money, even for organizations they care deeply about? It's critical. Here's how to go about asking...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep22-asking-for-money-brian-saber/">Ep 22: The Art and Science of Asking for Money (with Brian Saber)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Oct 08, 2016
Ep 21: The Happy Healthy Nonprofit (with Beth Kanter)
<p>Working at a nonprofit can feel like an express train to Burnout-land. How do we avoid that stay mindful and healthy while doing such passionate work?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-21-happy-healthy-nonprofit-beth-kanter/">Ep 21: The Happy Healthy Nonprofit (with Beth Kanter)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Sep 24, 2016
Ep 20: Volunteer If You Want to Live Longer (with Pamela Hawley)
<p>Harvard did a study that determined that volunteering helps people live longer and healthier lives with 38% fewer nights spent in the hospital.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep20-volunteer-podcast-pamela-hawley/">Ep 20: Volunteer If You Want to Live Longer (with Pamela Hawley)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Sep 10, 2016
Ep 19: How to Give a Great Speech (with Elaine Bennett)
<p>How do you write and give a great speech that excites and inspires your audience about your organization? Elaine Bennett tells you how to do just that.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-19-give-great-speech-elaine-bennett/">Ep 19: How to Give a Great Speech (with Elaine Bennett)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Aug 27, 2016
Ep 18: Mission Control and Strategic Planning (with Liana Downey)
<p>It seems like everyone views strategic planning with a sort of dread. But when you do it right, it's game changing. With special guest Liana Downey.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-18-mission-control-strategic-planning-liana-downey/">Ep 18: Mission Control and Strategic Planning (with Liana Downey)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Aug 13, 2016
Ep 17: How One Founder Avoided 'Founder Syndrome' - with guest Kevin Jennings
<p>Perhaps the question I am most commonly asked is this: How do I make the switch from corporate to nonprofit? Bill Abrams knows a lot about this subject...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-17-avoid-founder-syndrome-kevin-jennings/">Ep 17: How One Founder Avoided ‘Founder Syndrome’ – with guest Kevin Jennings</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 30, 2016
Ep 16: Why I Moved From Corporate to Nonprofit - with guest Bill Abrams
<p>Perhaps the question I am most commonly asked is this: How do I make the switch from corporate to nonprofit? Bill Abrams knows a lot about this subject...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-16-corporate-to-nonprofit-bill-abrams/">Ep 16: Why I Moved From Corporate to Nonprofit – with guest Bill Abrams</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 16, 2016
Ep 15: On Direct Response Fundraising - with guest Lisa Maska
<p>I spoke with guest Lisa Maska about how marketing has changed in the digital age and why direct response fundraising still works better than anything else.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-15-direct-response-fundraising-lisa-maska/">Ep 15: On Direct Response Fundraising – with guest Lisa Maska</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jul 02, 2016
Ep 14: Building a Great Development Team - with guest Seth Rosen
<p>Seth Rosen, my fundraising genius and associate, lays out the steps for building a happy and productive development team.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/great-development-team-seth-rosen/">Ep 14: Building a Great Development Team – with guest Seth Rosen</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 18, 2016
Ep 13: Extraordinary Nonprofit Communications - with guest Sean Gibbons
<p>Sean Gibbons explains why organizations that do communications well are smarter, stronger, and vastly more effective than those that don’t.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-13-extraordinary-nonprofit-communications-sean-gibbons/">Ep 13: Extraordinary Nonprofit Communications – with guest Sean Gibbons</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Jun 04, 2016
Ep 12: From Tragedy to Legacy - with Guest Caroline Samponaro
<p>This is the story of a community organizing itself in the wake of a tragedy in order to make positive change. With guest Caroline Samponaro.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-12-community-organizing-caroline-samponaro-podcast/">Ep 12: Turning Tragedy Into Legacy – with Guest Caroline Samponaro</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
May 21, 2016
Ep 11: Finding Great People (Your Most Important Asset) - with Marilyn Machlowitz
<p>Nothing is more important than your people. Nothing. But how do you find 5-star employees? Should you hire a recruitment firm to help?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-11-finding-great-people-podcast/">Ep 11: Finding the Best People – with Guest Marilyn Machlowitz</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
May 07, 2016
Ep 10: Successful Fundraising at Small Nonprofits – With Pamela Grow
<p>So your nonprofit is too small to hire a development director, but you won’t get any bigger without a development director. What do you do?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-10-fundraising-small-nonprofits-pamela-grow-podcast/">Ep 10: Successful Fundraising at Small Nonprofits – With Pamela Grow [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 24, 2016
Ep 9: Websites, Social Media and Online Movements – With Scott Paley
<p>This episode is packed with useful, practical advice on how to make people sit up and take notice of your organization and mobilize for your cause.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-9-online-movements/">Ep 9: Websites, Social Media and Online Movements – With Scott Paley [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 17, 2016
Ep 8: A Day in the Life of a Board Chair – With Joe Landau
<p>Board Chair is one of the most important roles at a nonprofit organization, but it isn’t the job for just anyone. Learn about what makes a good board chair.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-8-board-chair-podcast/">Ep 8: A Day in the Life of a Board Chair – With Joe Landau [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 10, 2016
Ep 7: Corporate Sponsorship Ain’t What it Used to Be – With Guest Nancy Mahon of Estee Lauder
<p>Once upon a time a nonprofit would ask corporate partners to sponsor a table at your annual gala... Well, things have gotten a bit more complex.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-7-corporate-sponsorships-nancy-mahon-estee-lauder-podcast/">Ep 7: Corporate Sponsorships Ain’t What They Used to Be – With Guest Nancy Mahon of Estee Lauder [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Apr 03, 2016
Ep 6: It's All About the Message - My Conversation With PR Guru Howard Bragman
<p>“At the end of the 7th day, God realized He needed a publicist. So He made a couple of calls, everyone recommended Howard Bragman, and the rest is history.”</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/howard-bragman-podcast/">Ep 6: It’s All About the Message – My Conversation With PR Guru Howard Bragman [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 27, 2016
Ep 5: Special Events: It’s Not All About the Centerpieces! With Guest Jason Burlingame of STAMP Event Management
<p>Event planning can fray the calmest of nerves. For many nonprofits it's "make or break". Here's great advice from event guru Jason Burlingame.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-5-special-events-podcast-jason-burlingame/">Ep 5: Special Events: It’s Not All About the Centerpieces [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 20, 2016
Ep 4: Nonprofits Are Messy AND Funny: My Interview With Vu Le of Nonprofit With Balls
<p>His blog is called Nonprofit With Balls. How can you not laugh? Here's my interview with the hysterical Vu Le.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-4-diversity-leadership-humor-interview-vu-le-nonprofit-with-balls-podcast/">Ep 4: Nonprofits Are Messy AND Funny: My Interview with Vu Le [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Mar 07, 2016
Ep 3: My Interview with Alexander Sanger of Planned Parenthood
<p>Interview with author, board chair, and former Planned Parenthood NY CEO Alexander Sanger. We discuss leadership, staff motivation, and board relations.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/ep-3-interview-alexander-sanger-planned-parenthood-podcast/">Ep 3: My Interview with Alexander Sanger of Planned Parenthood [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 27, 2016
Ep 2: A Day in the Life of an Executive Director - With Marea Chaveco and Glennda Testone
<p>Being the Executive Director of a nonprofit is a tough and demanding job. But what exactly does an Executive Director do all day? And how can Executive Directors manage their time to truly be effective?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/executive-director-day-podcast-marea-chaveco-glennda-testone/">Ep 2: A Day in the Life of an Executive Director [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 26, 2016
Ep 1: The Fear of Asking - My Interview With Seth Rosen
<p>Asking for money can be intimidating. Fundraiser extraordinaire Seth Rosen and I discuss concrete ways to ask for money without panic and fear. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com/fear-asking-for-money-podcast-seth-rosen/">Ep 1: The Fear of Asking for Money [PODCAST]</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.joangarry.com">Joan Garry Nonprofit Leadership</a>.</p>
Feb 26, 2016