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.
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 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 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.
In our definition of leadership, three things converge: Vision, inspiration, and empowerment. I have covered each of those in previous posts. This post is about their coming together. I have been absorbed recently in the writings of Gary Yukl. His … 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
As a leadership nerd, I have collected definitions of leadership for years. There are many excellent ones. Perhaps we’ll cover them later in this blog. But after becoming certified in executive leadership coaching, I realized I should articulate my own … Read entire article…
Quick request here folks — when conducting a video meeting during the COVID-19 crisis (or anytime, really), enable your video/webcam. Random right? Why is it such a big deal that I would write a blog post about it? To be … Read entire article…
Nonprofits rely on community credibility to achieve their missions. The community determines the legitimacy of an organization. The same applies to the organization’s leaders. Leaders are either granted or denied credibility based on a few key factors including, but not … Read entire article…
Who would you suppose is the better candidate for leadership coaching: the low-performing leader who obviously needs help strengthening leadership competencies, or the high-performing leader who already has a track record for results? Of course, a strong case can be made … Read entire article…
Have you ever said this? There are a lot of reasons to hate strategic plans. Today, I am writing about one of them — their COMPLEXITY. If a PhD is required to comprehend your organization’s strategic plan, or if it … Read entire article…
Do your organization’s board members really know what their job is? Do they MANAGE when they should be GOVERNING? Often, CEO’s chalk it up to a character issue with the board chair or executive committee. But in reality, it’s more simple … Read entire article…