I recently had the opportunity to discuss nonprofit boards -- what motivates and inspires them toward their best, most influential work -- with Beacon Podcast host and producer Jeff Dowdy. I invite you to read the article below and CLICK HERE to listen to the episode. -- Hardy
Motivating and Inspiring Your Nonprofit Board
“Nonprofit board members across the country tell me the number one reason they become disengaged is because of poor communication. And it is not communication isn’t happening, it’s the communication is not effective.” – Hardy Smith
In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Jeff Jowdy speaks with Hardy Smith about nonprofit boards. Hardy is a respected fundraising consultant and speaker who works with nonprofits that want an ongoing culture of performance. He focuses on issues that can stunt the growth of an organization, including everything from uninvolved, unmotivated board members to community-relations challenges.
During their discussion, Hardy shares his insights on topics such as:
About our guest
Consultant and Speaker Hardy Smith works with nonprofits and associations who want an ongoing culture of performance.
Organizations across America have benefited from Hardy’s 30-plus years of experience working in the high-performance world of NASCAR racing.
His extensive involvement with nonprofit, volunteer-based, and community groups nationwide gives him a keen understanding of nonprofit and association needs.
Hardy’s offerings include consultation and professional speaking opportunities that cater to organizations’ most pressing needs.
These include keynote addresses, seminars, workshops and leadership retreats and strategic planning sessions, such as, “Why Don’t Board Members Do What They’re Supposed to Do?”; leadership training; strategic planning; and innovative and results-oriented consultation.