On today’s episode, we discuss the important topic of Leadership with our guests Rachel Hutchisson and Mark Pitman. Rachel is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) executive at Blackbaud, heading up volunteerism and philanthropy efforts at the leadership level. Mark Pitman is the CEO and Founder of Concord Leadership Group, Fundraising Coach and Non-Profit Academy. Join us for our open discussion on the state of leadership within non-profit organizations and how to develop talent to fill current and future leadership gaps.
Topics discussed this episode:
- What makes a good leader?
- Leadership in a non-profit organization
- Investing in infrastructure and professional development
- Leadership gaps and talent management
- Recent reports on leadership trends within non-profits
“We come to work everyday as a complete person, not just a business person, with the desire to do good and make change in the world.” - Rachel Hutchisson
“It’s a much better journey when you’re not the smartest person in the room.” - Mark Pitman
“Professional development is not extravagant.” - Rachel Hutchisson
“Honesty and integrity are the best fundraising tools.” - Mark Pitman