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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.