In this Conversation episode, we’re joined by nonprofit leaders Leslie Beasley (Miracle Foundation), Dave LeVan (Lifewater International), and Paige Shope (Yoked Partners). We’ll delve into how non-profit organizations are increasingly adopting for-profit strategies, blurring the lines between the two sectors. Our discussion will venture into valuable leadership insights from experienced leaders, strategies to creating an effective team and organizational culture, and how to lead in uncertain times.

Conversation Notes

  • The differences between business and non-profit (14:58)
  • More organizations operating like for-profit entities (19:00)
  • Importance of clarity on impact (23:00)
  • Lessons learned leading (32:00)
  • Identifying where people will be most effective (42:00)
  • Staying focused on your strengths as an organization (57:00)
  • Best leadership advice (1:05:00)

Podcast Sponsor

Sojourn Studio

Sojourn Studio empowers young women and moms on the Thailand-Myanmar border through dignified work as they handcraft beauty to rewrite stories and lift communities. Get shopping today and support families at the same time!

Resources and Links from the show

Missions Based Management by Peter Brinkerhoff

Think Orphan Episode 219: The Uncharitable Truth about Nonprofits with Lindsey Hadley

Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni

Uncharitable Movie

Comments are closed.