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Nonprofit Management Institute Podcasts


Audio talks by leaders of social change


Audio lectures brought to you by Social Innovation Conversations, co-hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review's Managing Editor Eric Nee.

Nonprofit Management

Responsible and Successful Collaboration

How do we prevent collaboration from sweeping through nonprofits as a passing fad?

Featuring Willa Seldon, Carolyn Nelson, & Stephanie Couch | 1 | May. 30, 2014 | 53 minutes

Nonprofit Management

Empowering Others to Tell Your Organization’s Story

Personal connections and influence can be crucial in garnering support for an organization’s cause.

Featuring Julie Dixon | May. 30, 2014 | 1 hour 05 minutes

Nonprofit Management

The Nature of the Future: From Institutions to Amplified Individuals

Technology can enable micro-contributions that allow individuals to accomplish difficult tasks in place of institutional approaches.

Featuring Marina Gorbis | May. 21, 2014 | 1 hour 09 minutes

The Science Behind Compassion

Dr. James Doty highlights our "compassion deficit" and the need to recognize the societal and individual benefits of altruism.

Featuring James Doty | May. 12, 2014 | 1 hour 13 minutes

Nonprofit Management

The Whole World In Our Hands

From the 2013 Nonprofit Management Institute, Kenyon explains how the intersection of mobile, social, and technology is changing nonprofits.

Featuring John Kenyon | Apr. 25, 2014 | 1 hour 7 minutes


Achieve Great Things: The Art and Science of Aspirational Narrative

In his 2013 Nonprofit Management Institute talk, Doug Hattaway outlines the components of effective campaigns: an exciting goal, motivational language, and compelling call to action.

Featuring Doug Hattaway | Apr. 23, 2014 | 1 hour 20 minutes

Nonprofit Management

Thinking about Talent

Human capital is the most valuable asset in the social sector. Discover how nonprofits can create a recruiting framework and demonstrate organizational value to employees.

Featuring Sal Giambanco | Apr. 30, 2013 | 1 hour 20 minutes

Nonprofit Management

The Art of Collaborative Leadership

Rockwood Leadership Institute president Akaya Windwood discusses how we can get movements and sectors to work together to advance the common good.

Featuring Akaya Windwood | Apr. 25, 2013 | 57 minutes

Social Entrepreneurship

A Crash Course on Creativity

Stanford Professor Tina Seelig discusses how to unlock creative genius through a set of tools and conditions we each have in our control—our “innovation engine.”

Featuring Tina Seelig | Apr. 23, 2013 | 1 hour 5 minutes


The Critical Role of the Strategic Brand

Harvard researcher Nathalie Kylander challenges traditional branding principles and proposes a new framework for developing a more strategic brand.

Featuring Nathalie Kylander | Apr. 16, 2013 | 1 hour 7 minutes