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I'm a Community and Operations Strategist for mission-driven organizations who loves helping them see their potential so they can maximize their impact. I've seen firsthand how shared experience has the potential to inspire passion and positive action, so I'm thrilled to bring those experiences and more to you on the podcast.

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Building and cultivating a dynamic Board team requires more than simply training, but rather the creation of a thoughtful and intentional program to define, recruit, orient, engage, and evaluate your Board team. 

Governance, Leadership

January 23, 2019

Defining + Evaluating Board Needs with Greg Nielsen

Most organizations define their vision and focus through a strategic plan, but not all our organizations are good about evaluating the impact being made. Maybe we measure the number of people served or services delivered, but how do we track the overall difference we are making in our communities? Today’s guest is passionate about building […]

Governance, Leadership

December 12, 2018

Using Logic Models to Understand Impact

Rob discusses how BoardLead connects talent with opportunity, how to prepare to make an impact at the board level, and the greatest factor board members can contribute to the organizations they serve.

Governance, Leadership

October 4, 2018

Training New Board Members for High Impact

Mark Thorsby of FrontWheel Consulting joins us as we talk about Governance and Riding a Bicycle. This simple yet effective methodology will have you seeing your Board in a new light and will help clarify the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in your organization.

Governance, Leadership, Volunteer Engagement

August 16, 2018

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