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Patton's Picks: Multipliers

July 4, 2024

Leadership Resources for the Philanthropic Sector

52 Welcome to this edition of Patton's Picks, where we explore Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman. This compelling book reveals how leaders can amplify the intelligence and capabilities of their teams, turning average groups into exceptional ones. Here’s why Multipliers is essential reading for nonprofit leaders:

  • You Want to Master Management Practices: Wiseman illustrates how leaders can double their team’s productivity simply by harnessing and empowering existing talents.
  • You Seek to Enhance Communication Skills: Effective multipliers communicate in ways that inspire others to think and contribute at their highest levels.
  • You Aim to Develop Strategic Networking: Building teams that bring diverse skills and perspectives is crucial for fostering innovation and smart problem-solving.

Stay tuned for more of Patton's Picks, your essential guide to resources that prepare you for a rewarding leadership journey.

Dr. Patton McDowell, CFRE, MBA, is the creator of the innovative PMA Mastermind Leadership Program, a unique offering designed to elevate nonprofit leaders through comprehensive training and peer collaboration. He is also the author of the best-selling book, Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, and host of the weekly podcast with the same name, available here. Since founding PMA Nonprofit Leadership in 2009, Patton has strategically guided over 300 nonprofit organizations to achieve their fullest potential. A Certified Fundraising Executive and Master Trainer for AFP Global, he serves as Executive in Residence at Cornell University's Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy and as Director of the Institute for Philanthropic Leadership.

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