51. The Song of Significance with Seth Godin



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About this episode

In my latest podcast episode of The Intentional Fundraiser podcast, I had the privilege of speaking with the brilliant Seth Godin about the importance of nurturing a valuable atmosphere within nonprofit organizations.

When it comes to building a thriving nonprofit, it's crucial to focus on creating a culture of significance. By embracing transparency, empathy, and open communication, we can foster an environment where employees feel valued and motivated to make real change.

This approach also extends to our interactions with donors, who are seeking to engage with organizations that share their values and make a genuine impact.

Seth shares that leaders should prioritize creating a sense of belonging, connection, and meaning within their organization, focusing on opening doors and opportunities for employees and donors. By doing so, a nonprofit can ensure that each team member feels supported in reaching their potential and making the impact they desire.

In this juicy episode, we talk about:

  • Cultivating a meaningful environment for all involved in nonprofit organizations.
  • Implementing techniques for genuine and empathetic connections with employees and donors.
  • Refining clarity and openness in your organization's communication.
  • Welcoming innovation and adaptation within nonprofit endeavors.
  • Fostering a heartfelt, caring approach to fundraising efforts.

You don't wanna miss this transformational conversation with Seth! Take a listen.


Our guest

Seth Godin, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Teacher  


"When someone feels like it's the best job they've ever had, they don't seek to work less. They choose to work more."

– Seth Godin, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Teacher 


Resources mentioned in this episode  

The Song of Significance: A New Manifesto for Teams by Seth Godin
This is Marketing
The Practice
Let's Get Real or Let's Not Play: Transforming the Buyer/Seller Relationship by Mahan Khalsa 


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