As we prepare Episode 100 for some special announcements, this “in-between” episode covers some “best of” highlights from the first 100 episodes. This gives a great (albeit small) sampling of the kind of content found on The Leadership Window.
Patrick sits down with Executive Career Coach Randi Roberts to discuss the challenges leaders face along their career path. From figuring out where your career is headed to getting unstuck when you lose your mojo, Randi covers the 8 pillars of career satisfaction and how she helps leaders navigate their careers effectively.
In this episode, Patrick shares some of the insights he gains when coaching leaders.
We all experience times in our organizational leadership journeys when chaos seems to take over. One crisis after another creates stress and anxiety among the entire team. This can turn toxic quickly.
In this episode, Patrick shares a helpful model for managing the environment during times of organizational crisis.
How do we “practice” as professional leaders? What drills do we go through to strengthen our leadership muscle?
School the World’s Founder and CEO Kate Curran talks with Patrick about leading with the mindset of a social entrepreneur. With an international footprint, School the World leverages education to mitigate extreme rural poverty in Central America. Now in its … Read entire article…
Patrick re-airs a radio interview from 2018 in which he discusses how nonprofits must SELL their work. Overhead is not the value proposition. Return on Investment (ROI) is.
Patrick interviews the infamous AI bot, ChatGOT, hosted by Open.ai.
In this episode, Patrick asks questions in real-time about leadership in the nonprofit sector, and publishes unedited responses through the use of text-to-speech technology.
Ron Harvey (Global Core Strategies and Consulting) returns to the show for an impromptu conversation on leadership with Patrick. Patrick and Ron cover everything from DEI to AI. Deep conversation on critical topics affecting nonprofit leaders today and in the … Read entire article…
Heartificial Empathy — where empathy meets artificial intelligence. Branding and empathy expert Minter Dial is back on the show from the UK with deep insights on the human element of empathy and its path crossing with AI. His latest book is Heartificial Empathy (2nd Edition), and it deals with building our own empathy as well as the trends of programming empathy into AI.
Mark Slabaugh is an executive coach with a unique background in non-profit leadership and entrepreneurship. These experiences taught him how to recruit, lead, and retain teams. He is a student of his surroundings and the people he meets. He brings expertise in a truth-telling conversation.
How does performance science factor into leadership? Patrick digs into this topic with Dr. Carla Fowler, executive coach and performance science expert.
Patrick discusses principles of crisis leadership with Retired Army Colonel William Collier, author of Outnumbered 20 to 1, a true Vietnam war story and biography.
Patrick talks with Leigh Adams, Executive Director of the Ausherman Family Foundation. The Ausherman Foundation serves Frederick County, Maryland, through grantmaking, community convening, and large-scale community benefit projects.
Dr. Jinks interviews NAFCC President and CEO Nicole Lamoureax and Greenville Free Medical Clinic President and CEO Suzie Foley about their leadership of the Roadmap to Health Equity (RHE). The RHE is a national metrics initiative designed to lift the quality, equity, and impact of over 1,400 free and charitable clinics across the United States.
In this episode, Patrick shares his proprietary framework for effective nonprofit leadership, the 5×5 CEO Leadership Perspective Matrix. THe framework covers the 25 critical competencies of an effective nonprofit CEO.
Patrick chats with Dr. Whitney Anderson about the challenges and opportunities presented when conducting a capital campaign. Topics include board engagement, peer-to-peer fund development, contracted RD professionals, and more.
Patrick talks about leadership styles with Robert Jordan. Specifically, Jordan’s FABS framework, which helps leaders think about their unique value and leadership sweet spot.
In this first episode of the new year, Patrick shares why New Year’s Day is his favorite day of the year, and challenges us all with a deep question — Am I doing my best?
Patrick discusses burnout with Dr. Kim Hires.
Dr. Hires is an international Keynote Speaker, Strategic Consultant, and Coach dedicated to leadership development and helping leaders achieve their highest potential. Her work focuses on burnout prevention and cultivating cultures of well-being which she has been doing for over a decade.
Every board wants a succession plan. But there is far more to consider than most people think about. In this episode, Patrick sits down with Colleen Bozard, a certified expert in governance and succession planning, and a professional interim CEO. … Read entire article…
Ron Harvey returns to the studio to discuss his new book, Turning Point Leadership.
In this short episode, Patrick challenges the conventional wisdom that says an organization’s mission is its ‘why’. Patrick makes the case that mission is the ‘what’ — not the ‘why’. Mission is the charge, and it should be simple, clear, limited in scope, and measurable.
The Jinks Perspective spends a significant amount of time coaching nonprofit boards and staff leaders on driving greater board engagement. But what exactly IS board engagement? In this episode, Patrick shares some critical tenets for CEOs to consider when thinking … Read entire article…
Patrick sits down for a conversation with Jada Willis about the current trends in HR, how HR in the nonprofit arena differs from other sectors, the multiple dimensions of HR, and much more.
Does your nonprofit have a C-Suite of leaders? What is their role? In this episode, Patrick poses a couple of coaching questions for leaders to consider the power of a C-Suite of leaders. Also, Patrick discusses when — and when NOT — to engage in strategic planning.
Patrick chats with CPA Alex Romero about the things nonprofit leaders often miss when it comes to the financial operations and considerations of their nonprofit.
Patrick chats with Ira Wolfe about the future of work, Googlization, and leading in a world of rapid change. If there is a crystal ball for what the future of jobs, work, and the workplace look like, it lies in … Read entire article…
Patrick chats with Daniel Matalon about the problems with a scarcity mindset, and the power of agreement. Daniel Matalon is the founder of #IsThereEnough, a provocative new conversation about the intersection of survival economics and social justice. He is also … Read entire article…
Gauri Manglik is CEO and co-founder of Instrumentl, a grant service software platform designed to assist nonprofits in prospecting, acquiring, tracking, and managing grants. Gauri talks with Patrick about the grant matching platform, but the conversation goes well beyond the software, and into the mindset many nonprofits struggle with regarding fundraising, scarcity, efficiency, talent, and more.
Patrick continues his conversation with Nike Anani about succession planning and leadership transitions. Since Episode 59, Nike’s book Lifetime to Legacy has been released, and this episode covers some of the critical tenets of the book, such as: How to … Read entire article…
This episode is all about an annual gathering and network of social sector leaders that is like none other — The Blue Ridge Institute (now simply known as BRI). Patrick (who is a past president of BRI) chats with the current BRI president, Carrie Hepburn-Brown about BRI.
In this episode, Patrick shares a few leadership tenets that have come up recently in some of his coaching sessions. From handling exhaustion to delegating more effectively, and from self-accountability to managing your emotional bandwidth.
Tom Keith revisits Patrick in the studio for a conversation about what leaving a legacy of servant leadership looks like. Tom is the soon-to-be-retired President of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina.
Charles Weathers joins Patrick in the studio for a conversation about nonprofit leadership. Charles and Patrick share with each other some of the trends and challenges they are seeing in the sector.
It doesn’t have to be Carnegie Hall or TED. Leaders are called on to speak every day — at Rotary meetings, conferences, or board and staff meetings. How do you prepare? How do you EXCEL? Eddie Rice is a professional … Read entire article…
Patrick sits down again with Habitat for Humanity leader Monroe Free to discuss what is really meant by “systems change”. How does your organization define it? And how do you articulate the specific work your organization does to influence that change? They also discuss organizational values. What do they really mean?
Ron Harvey returns to the show for an impromptu conversation about leadership with Patrick.
What IS organizational culture? How do you define it? How would describe the culture inside YOUR organization? In this episode, Patrick challenges listeners with 5 coaching questions about their culture.
In this episode, Patrick shares a 3-level framework for increasing the engagement of team leaders toward taking more initiative in their leadership.
Patrick talks with Change Leadership expert Nancy Murphy about what it takes to make change stick inside organizations, how to address resistance to change, and how to build a culture of intrapreneurship. Nancy’s spent her career saying what others are … Read entire article…
Patrick talks with Succession expert Nike Anani about the key factors in a successful leadership transition. With over a decade of family enterprise expertise in Nigeria, Nike helps owners lead their family organizations to long-term legacy and impact. Her inside experience as a second-generation family business owner and family office pioneer birthed a passion to help other families in building enterprises that would outlive them.
In this episode, Patrick shares the results of his doctoral research on how nonprofits measure their performance against their mission statements.
Michael and Audree Sahota join Patrick for an engaging conversation about organizational culture, accountability, transformational leadership, evolutionary leadership, self-awareness, and more.
Patrick talks with Shawna Schuh about the value of asking the right questions of our team as we coach them for success.
Patrick and Sophie McLean discuss self-awareness, the ego, and the choice to end our own suffering.
How do you measure your leadership capability? Leadership specialist Michael Tanner talks with Patrick about his mathematical leadership equation for it in this episode.
Patrick talks with branding expert Natasha Davis about how nonprofits should approach the concept of branding.
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.
Patrick talks about having an abundance mentality. Sophisticated funders want to support success. The Law of Abundance impacts nonprofits’ development efforts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Tom Keith joins Patrick in the studio to discuss leadership challenges and opportunities in the social sector.
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.
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.
Patrick Jinks discusses the learning he has gained through PhD in Organizational Leadership studies at Columbia International University.
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.
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.
What does it mean to have connected conversations? Why are they important? Charles Weathers joins Patrick in studio for a conversation about authentic leadership.
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.
Patrick discusses Marc Pitman’s new book, The Surprising Gift of Doubt with the author himself.
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.
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.
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.