Ep 138: Joan’s Favorite Books for Nonprofit Leaders

nonprofits are messyIn my book, reading is one of the best investments you can make in your professional development. That’s why, today, I’m in the hot seat. Ah yes, the tables are turning and Cindy Pereira is asking all the questions—about my favorite books for nonprofit leaders!

I’ve shared with you some of my favorite books on nonprofit leadership on my blog. But it recently occurred to me that there is so much that nonprofit leaders can learn from every genre.

That’s why Cindy and I thought it would be fun to put together a summer reading list for nonprofit leaders that covers everything from nonprofit leadership to murder mystery (hopefully not in the same story!)

Cindy produces my podcast and runs my consulting business. She also worked closely with my team to launch the second edition of my book, Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership in 2020. Needless to say, Cindy and I have had lots of talks about books…and today we’re adding you to the conversation.

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How Even Workaholic Bosses Can Promote Workplace Self Care

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I woke up this Monday morning and thought to myself: “Awesome! I got a lot done this weekend because we didn’t have any company.” Seriously Joan? We are now well into the first summer after a terrifying pandemic in which seeing friends and family—typically an antidote for terror—was actually risky. Now fully vaxxed, my house […]

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10 Tough Questions Every Board Member Should Ask

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Most founders start with what I call the “Friends of the Founder” boards. I’m talking about your tight knit circle. Maybe family, or even chosen family–either way they are 150% behind your mission and delighted to say, “Yes!”

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Ep 137: Cryptocurrency and the Future of Donor Advised Funds (with Robbie Heeger)

More and more folks are donating to charity with cryptocurrency. Meanwhile, only a few large nonprofits have any idea what to do with it.

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3 Nonprofit Founders Who Have Transformed Their Boards

Most founders start with what I call the “Friends of the Founder” boards. I’m talking about your tight knit circle. Maybe family, or even chosen family–either way they are 150% behind your mission and delighted to say, “Yes!”

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Ep 136: Who’s Afraid to Return to the Office? (with Ellen LaPointe and Nick Turner)

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As more and more of us are fully vaccinated, many are getting back into the physical work space. But what do we do when people are afraid to come to work?

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Ep 135: Building the Resilience to Withstand a Disaster (with Nina Meehan)

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Things were going great for Nina Meehan’s theater organization. Then disaster struck. Learn how she overcame huge challenges to emerge stronger than ever.

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