Episode 53 – Nonprofit Branding Concepts with Natasha Davis

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Patrick talks with branding expert Natasha Davis about how nonprofits should approach the concept of branding.

Episode 52 – What Do DEI Officers Actually Do? With Dr. Shawn Edwards

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are hot terms these days. What do they even mean, and what do Chief Diversity Officers do? Why is this work important? How do we get past the political rhetoric and into the actual work? Patrick talks with The Citadel’s Chief Inclusive Excellence Officer, Dr. Shawn Edwards,  to find out. 

Episode 51 – Sell Aspiration over Desperation

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Patrick talks about having an abundance mentality. Sophisticated funders want to support success. The Law of Abundance impacts nonprofits’ development efforts.

Episode 50 – Leadership Lessons from the St. Louis Cardinals

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What can we learn about leadership from the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and organization? It turns out, a lot! Listen to Patrick Jinks’ story of his recent time with the Cardinals and the leadership lessons he took away.

Episode 49 – The 12-Inch Rule of Leadership with Dr. Kaliym Islam

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Learn the research on how 12 life values embraced by a historically black college fraternity lead to career success. Patrick talks with Dr. Kaliym Islam, an agile training expert and author. Learn the 12-Inch Rule of Leadership and the fascinating research on how they accelerate a career in leadership.

Episode 48 – A 5-D Model for DEI Leadership

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Episode 48 - A 5-D Model for DEI Leadership
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Organizations everywhere are putting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) language in their strategic plans and values statements. But what does it mean? How do we get to the action? Patrick shares a simple framework for thinking about your organization’s work in DEI.

Episode 47 – Leading a Nonprofit Capital Expansion

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Is your nonprofit growing? What kind of leadership is required to pull off a major expansion through a capital project? In this episode, Patrick engages three nonprofit CEOs who have done it well. 

Episode 46 – Mission, Vision, and Values – with Patrick Jinks

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Board members across the country roll their eyes when you tell them we are holding a strategic planning session — especially when we tell them we are going to start with building our mission, vision, and values statements. In this episode, Patrick shares a way to have a more meaningful and engaging conversation that leads to clarity and inspiration as well as true substance. Patrick shares a 4-question construct for a mission framework, followed by one simple question about values, and provides solid organizational examples of when this is done well.

Episode 45 – Learning to Coach as a Manager with Dr. Jim Smith

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Episode 45 - Learning to Coach as a Manager with Dr. Jim Smith
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Patrick’s guest is one of the country’s leading executive coaches, Dr. Jim Smith. Jim and Patrick talk about what managers can learn about adding a coaching tool to their leadership tool kit.

Episode 44 – Managing Your Talent and Playing Your Game

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Your organization is much like a sports team in many ways. Your job may very well be to manage the talent inside the organization for success. To do that, you have to play within your own game. 

Episode 43 – Being Your Best Self with Patrick Jinks

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Your host, Patrick Jinks takes time for a solo episode to bring a few thoughts about leadership on his mind lately. In this Memorial Day episode, Patrick discusses being dependable, showing up for your people, and being your best self as a leader.

Episode 42 – Unscripted Leadership with Ron Harvey

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Patrick and Ron share an unscripted conversation about unscripted leadership.

Ron Harvey is the founder and president of Global Core Strategies and Consulting through which he helps leaders create a winning culture that is aligned with the vision of the organization.

Episode 41 – Leading Internally and Externally with Tricia Richardson

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Tricia Richardson serves as the Chief Executive Officer of SC Thrive, a statewide nonprofit offering efficient solutions to help South Carolinians access resources through technology and training.

Episode 40 – Leading a Start-Up Inside an Establishment with Dr. Heather Brandt

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Episode 40 - Leading a Start-Up Inside an Establishment with Dr. Heather Brandt
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Patrick chats with the Blonde Scientist herself! Heather M. Brandt, Ph.D. is director of the HPV Cancer Prevention Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and co-associate director for outreach in the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Episode 39 – Leadership — It’s Not All About You – with Patrick Jinks

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Episode 39 - Leadership -- It's Not All About You - with Patrick Jinks
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Patrick Jinks shares his Success Live speech from Universal Studios in Orlando. In this brief speech to business leaders and entrepreneurs, Patrick drives at the heart of leadership — others.

Episode 38 – Leadership, Strategy, and the Social Determinants of Health

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Episode 38 - Leadership, Strategy, and the Social Determinants of Health
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Patrick recently sat down with SC Thrive’s Shannon Simmons on Real People, Real Conversations YouTube Show to discuss leadership, strategy, and the theme of this year’s SC Thrive Annual Training, the social determinants of health.

Episode 37 – Leading with Head and Heart with Monroe Free

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This week, Patrick sits down with Monroe Free to talk about leading with head and heart.

Monroe is President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County (SC). To say that Monroe felt a calling to help those who are socially and economically disenfranchised would be a severe understatement. Many of his waking hours, and indeed his entire career have been devoted to improving the lives and futures of those who need a helping hand. From running Knox Area Rescue Ministries and the Christian Community Foundation in Knoxville, TN, and as CMO of Christian Blind Mission US to founding of the Monroe Free Group, a consulting firm for non-profits, Monroe has a depth of experience and caring conscience that’s second to none.

Episode 36 – A Unique Resource for Nonprofit Leaders with Heather Adams

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Episode 36 - A Unique Resource for Nonprofit Leaders with Heather Adams
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Heather Adams, 2020-2021 President of The Blue Ridge Institute (BRI), talks with Patrick about the institute as a haven for nonprofit executives, and about leadership in the social sector. Heather currently serves as the Director of Engagement and Literacy Initiatives … Read entire article…

Episode 35 – Motorcycles and the Art of Leadership

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Episode 35 - Motorcycles and the Art of Leadership
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What does riding a motorcycle have in common with leading an organization? Your host, Patrick Jinks shares his experience in becoming a proficient rider and what his lessons learned can tell us about leadership.

Episode 34 – The Academics of Leadership with Dr. Brian Simmons

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Patrick and Dr. Brian Simmons, Associate Provost at Columbia International University, discuss the value of a Ph.D. in leadership, some core tenets of leadership, and the academics of leadership, among many other topics.

Episode 33 – Networking and Relationships for Leaders with Daniel Andrews

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Episode 33 - Networking and Relationships for Leaders with Daniel Andrews
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Daniel Andrews is a networking and relationship specialist, helping business leaders make meaningful connections. He joins Patrick to discuss networking in the pandemic, the ups and downs of technology for relationship and connections, and much more.

Episode 32 – Perspectives in Social Sector Leadership with Tom Keith

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Episode 32 - Perspectives in Social Sector Leadership with Tom Keith
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Tom Keith joins Patrick in the studio to discuss leadership challenges and opportunities in the social sector.

Episode 31 – Coach Talk with Michael Wallace

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Episode 31 - Coach Talk with Michael Wallace
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Patrick talks about coaching and learning to become a coach with Michael Wallace, the Lead Coach Trainer for Leadership Systems, Inc. (LSI), and the owner of Creative Branding Designs.

Episode 30 – Leadership Lessons Part 2 with Patrick Jinks

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In Part 1, Patrick shared 5 key learnings from his PhD experience. In this second part, Patrick shares 5 leadership lessons he did not get in school, but from life experience. Presence, self-accountability, assumptions, and more are covered in this episode.

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Episode 29 – Leadership Lessons Part 1 with Patrick Jinks

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Patrick Jinks discusses the learning he has gained through PhD in Organizational Leadership studies at Columbia International University.

Episode 28 – The Intersection of Generational Diversity and Racial Equity with Raven Solomon

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Episode 28 - The Intersection of Generational Diversity and Racial Equity with Raven Solomon
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Raven Solomon is a global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion thought leader and nationally recognized keynote speaker who helps organizations get future-ready by understanding generations, racial equity, and their intersection. 

Episode 27 – Being Yourself as a Leader with Minter Dial

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In this episode, Minter Dial joins Patrick from the UK to discuss authenticity in leadership, as framed in his latest book, You Lead: How Being Yourself Makes You a Better Leader.

Episode 26 – Connected Conversations with Charles Weathers

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Episode 26 - Connected Conversations with Charles Weathers
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What does it mean to have connected conversations? Why are they important? Charles Weathers joins Patrick in studio for a conversation about authentic leadership.

Episode 25 – Catalytic Thinking with Hildy Gottlieb

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Episode 25 - Catalytic Thinking with Hildy Gottlieb
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Hildy Gottlieb is a social scientist and asker of powerful questions. She is the co-founder of Creating the Future, a global nonprofit that teaches people how to create systems change via the questions they ask.

Episode 24 – The Surprising Gift of Doubt with Marc Pitman

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Patrick discusses Marc Pitman’s new book, The Surprising Gift of Doubt with the author himself.

Episode 23 – Leading Teams and Personal Accountability with Fatima Ghzala

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This week, Patrick talks with Fatima Ghzala, a certified John Maxwell Coach and Trainer who specializes in corporate training, and teams and individual assessments. Her business is Full Potential Development Coaching, whose clients include companies like Blue Cross Blue Shield and Michelin, as well as many small businesses.

Episode 22 – Five Board Habits for Effective Nonprofit Governance with Gregory Nielsen

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Episode 22 - Five Board Habits for Effective Nonprofit Governance with Gregory Nielsen
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Patrick talks with Gregory Nielsen about the key elements of effective nonprofit board governance. Gregory Nielsen is an experienced nonprofit CEO and consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations excel. He is president and CEO of Nielsen Training and Consulting, LLC. Gregory has earned the prestigious BoardSource Certificate inNonprofit Board Consulting. He is also a frequent public speaker on nonprofit leadership and governance.

Episode 21 – Patrick’s TEDx Talk on Questions

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Research reveals that we ask tens of thousands of questions as our primary mechanism for learning in our early years. Why do we stop, and what happens when, as adults, we become more intentional about returning to our primal use of inquiry for learning, inspiring, and creating? Patrick creatively demonstrates the application and effectiveness of using questions and will lead the audience through an engaging journey to learning how questions can be more effectively used in leadership and provoking deeper thought.

Episode 20 – University Leadership in a Community with Adrienne McNeil

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Episode 20 - University Leadership in a Community with Adrienne McNeil
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Some universities are far more than institutions of higher education. Hear the leadership competencies needed to provide community leadership from Adrienne McNeil. As the Assistant Vice President for Community and Regional Affairs at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, Adrienne manages the partnerships between the university and the community.

Episode 19 – Strategic Doing with Liz Nilsen

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How do we move from planning to doing? How are they related? Author and strategic doer Liz Nilsen discusses the book and the framework with Patrick.

Episode 18 – The Soil of Leadership with Michael Bryant

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Episode 18 - The Soil of Leadership with Michael Bryant
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In this episode, Patrick sits down with Michael Bryant to discuss the people skills required to be effective in leadership. Michael is Founder and President of Peak Harvest Coaching, a leadership development and coaching firm that was founded on cultivating the soil of leadership. He is an adjunct coach and trainer for Leadership Systems, Inc. 

Episode 17 – Patrick Jinks at The United Nations

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Episode 17 - Patrick Jinks at The United Nations
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Patrick’s address to entrepreneurs at the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative, hosted at The United Nations in June 2018. Patrick shares tips on how to make a social difference while making a profit.

Episode 16 – Tying Our Values to Leadership with Bill Hudson

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Episode 16 - Tying Our Values to Leadership with Bill Hudson
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Leadership is much more than management. It is more than strategy, models, and supervision. Great leaders live out worthy values. We must know who we are as leaders. In this episode, Bill Hudson shares the values that have made him a successful organizational leader and consultant.

Episode 15 – The Power of a Story – Patrick Jinks

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Episode 15 - The Power of a Story - Patrick Jinks
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Nothing makes a point more poignant than a story. Listen to Patrick’s story of his encounter with evil spirits and his simple story of addressing homelessness.

Episode 14 – Re-Activate Your Life

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A collaboration episode with Danielle Sangita, Grace-Anne Alfiero, and Phoebe Ezell – co-authors of Re-Active Your Life: Living, Surviving, and Thriving – Lessons Learned from a Pandemic World. 

Episode 13 – A Post-Election Call to Action for Leaders – Patrick Jinks

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Episode 13 - A Post-Election Call to Action for Leaders - Patrick Jinks
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A different kind of episode – a moment of personal privilege to out a call to action for all leaders to take personal accountability for leadership.

Episode 12 – Leading Collective Impact, with Marisel Losa

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Episode 12 - Leading Collective Impact, with Marisel Losa
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Marisel leads cross-sector collaborations to improve the education, health, and financial stability of her community. Marisel Losa is President and CEO of United Way of Greenwood & Abbeville Counties in Greenwood, SC. Her track record over three decades in the … Read entire article…

Episode 11 – Leading Change and Systems Change with Dr. Tom Klaus

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Episode 11 - Leading Change and Systems Change with Dr. Tom Klaus
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What is systems change? The term is often used, but rarely fully understood. Tom Klaus, Ph.D. gives an academic view of this and other leadership concepts.

Episode 10 – Leading Global Social Change with Stacey D. Stewart

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Episode 10 - Leading Global Social Change with Stacey D. Stewart
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March of Dimes President and CEO Stacey D. Stewart discusses her leadership journey and the keys to success in leading a global organization.

Episode 9 – The Physics of Leadership with Tim Ervolina

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Episode 9 - The Physics of Leadership with Tim Ervolina
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What is the gravitational pull that leaders have to escape in order to take a team beyond the now? Patrick chats with Tim Ervolina on this and more.

Episode 8 – The 5 “L”s of Leadership with Steve Goble

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Founding John Maxwell Partner Steve Goble covers a segment from his co-authored book, Discover Your Team’s Potential — The 5 “L”s of Leadership.

Episode 7 – Speed and Culture in Leadership with Didi Wong

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Episode 7 - Speed and Culture in Leadership with Didi Wong
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How fast is too fast in leadership? It depends on the speed of the culture you are in! TV Producer, CEO of The Yes Academy explains. Born in Hong Kong, raised in England, and now residing in Los Angeles, Didi … Read entire article…

Episode 6 – The Entrepreneurial Leader with Nick Nanton, Esq.

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16x Emmy Award-Winning filmmaker Nick Nanton shares his views on servant leadership and the secrets to serial entrepreneurism.

Episode 5 – From Leadership Practitioner to Leadership Consultant with Forrest Alton

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Episode 5 - From Leadership Practitioner to Leadership Consultant with Forrest Alton
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Full circle, from leader to consultant, and back to leader — AS a consultant. Patrick talks with 1000 Feathers President Forrest Alton about the shift. What changes? What stays the same?

Episode 4 – Leading A Social Change Organization with Molly Talbot-Metz

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Leading social change is a complex, difficult job. The Mary Black Foundation in Spartanburg, SC is working to create health equity, and their CEO, Molly Talbot Metz is leading the way. In this episode, Molly and Patrick discuss why leading community change is challenging and rewarding, how leadership transitions are managed, and what the leader’s role in performance metrics — especially for a nonprofit.

Episode 3 – Building an Authentic Leadership Culture with Ron Harvey

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Episode 3 - Building an Authentic Leadership Culture with Ron Harvey
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Culture is king. How does a leader create a winning culture? Ron Harvey is the founder and president of Global Core Strategies and Consulting through which he helps leaders create a winning culture that is aligned with the vision of the organization.

Episode 2 – The 8 Essential Leadership Attributes with Dr. Jim Smith

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Patrick’s first guest is one of the country’s leading executive coaches, Dr. Jim Smith. Jim and Patrick talk about the 8 leadership attributes today’s CEOs seek for their teams, the top leadership challenges leaders are facing, and the power of coaching.

Episode 1 – Patrick Jinks – Opening the Leadership Window

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Episode 1 - Patrick Jinks - Opening the Leadership Window
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In this inaugural episode, Patrick Jinks introduces the show by challenging leaders to open the window of leadership — in other words, opening ourselves to learning and growing as a leader, no matter what field we are in.

Episode “Point Five” Teaser-Introduction Episode with Patrick Jinks

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Episode "Point Five" Teaser-Introduction Episode with Patrick Jinks
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In this teaser episode, leadership coach Patrick Jinks announces the launch of The Leadership Window