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Oct 4, 2018

In this episode, we welcome Robert B. Acton, J.D., Principal and Founder of Cause Strategy Partners to discuss their signature program, BoardLead, and how they train professionals for high-impact board service. During our conversation, Rob touches on how BoardLead connects talent with opportunity, how to prepare to make...


Sep 5, 2018

I love volunteers! Today I’m sharing tips to effectively build strong, collaborative relationships with your key volunteers. These tips will help you increase volunteer engagement and be proactive in your communication and expectations of them. We’ll focus on three main areas – how to engage, equip, and...


Aug 29, 2018

This week's episode is about my first experience at the ASAE Annual Meeting. I'm sharing my top five takeaways from an event that challenged me to think and dream bigger about the impact we can have on and for the organizations we serve. Highlights include:

  • Value > Financial Maximization
  • The Future is Video
  • Using...


Aug 22, 2018

Dan Flowers, CEO of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank joins us on episode three of The Nova Communities Podcast and I'm thrilled for you to hear his insights on leadership and team culture. After reflecting on his leadership style and how it impacts his team, Dan and I dive into the importance of building a strong,...


Aug 20, 2018

Today 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.

  • Welcome and Intro (0.00)
  • Incompetent...