THE BEACON PODCAST- Your Connection to Nonprofit Success

Change for Good

On this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Jeff Jowdy sits down with Bernard Ross, director at the UK-based Management Centre (=mc) to talk about what motivates people to care, to change, to act, to give. Understanding the way people think and behave is a huge part of fundraising, but people often don’t act as expected. Why […]

Navigating the Digital Landscape for Nonprofits

On this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Jeff Jowdy speaks with Nhu Te, editor-in-chief and Content Director for NonProfit Pro, about hot topics in nonprofits. Some of the questions she answers include: What are some hot topics and trends nonprofits should be aware of today? What topics on your site garner the most attention and […]

Working through Wicked Problems

In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Jeff Jowdy asks Bob Smith, Special Advisor for Executive Leadership and Talent Development at the University of the Tennessee, about the kind of leadership demands that a university faces. With over 14 years of experience in different university leadership positions, Bob answers questions such as: What are some […]

Aspiring Nonprofit CEO Advice

On this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Jeff Jowdy sits down with Roland Lundy, Operating Partner of Buffkin/Baker, to discuss CEOs and leadership. Some of the questions he answers include: What differences do you look for in a nonprofit CEO compared to a for profit CEO? What advice would you give someone aspiring to be […]

Work, Play, Pray Hard

In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Lighthouse Counsel Senior Consultant David Snow speaks with Carolyn and Clark Baker. Clark spent much of his life as a YMCA executive in Tennessee and Texas. Throughout his career, he successfully raised millions of dollars to build new YMCAs and camps. He is also proud of the 23 […]