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Podcast with Denver Frederick: Optimizing Nonprofit Performance

Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey discuss their book Engine of Impact with Denver Frederick, host of the Business of Giving podcast.

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“The Engine of Impact” (Engine of Impact Series)

Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey explain the “seven essentials”— seven elements of strategic leadership that distinguish high-performing nonprofit organizations.

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“What Inspired the Book” (Engine of Impact Series)

Kim Starkey, co-author of Engine of Impact, recounts how engaging with leaders of high-performing nonprofit organizations led her and Bill Meehan to write the book.

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“Why a Roadmap” (Engine of Impact)

Kim Starkey, co-author of Engine of Impact, argues that nonprofit leaders and philanthropists need a roadmap that will enable them stay the course and to avoid distracting fads.

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Reflections on Landesa and the Power of Secure Land Rights

Kim Starkey speaks at an event hosted by Landesa. The event, titled “Roots to Rights: Transforming Lives Through Land,” focuses on the role that land rights reform plays in breaking cycles of poverty.

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A Discussion with John Hennessy, Former President of Stanford University

Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey discuss their book Engine of Impact at an event hosted by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. John Hennessy, former president of the university, leads the discussion.

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A Discussion with Stanford GSB Dean Jonathan Levin

Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey discuss their book Engine of Impact during Alumni Weekend at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Jonathan Levin, dean of GSB, leads the discussion.

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A Discussion About the Growth of Philanthropy in Africa (Global Philanthropy Forum)

Kim Starkey moderates a panel session at the 2018 Global Philanthropy Forum conference. The session, titled “Building an Ecosystem: When Generosity Meets Strategy,” features high-profile leaders and philanthropists who work in Africa.

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“Inspiring a New Generation of Leaders” (Engine of Impact Series)

Maya DiRado, 2016 U.S. Olympic gold medalist, discusses how the book Engine of Impact Series has influenced her—and notes similarities between excellence in the nonprofit sector and high-level athletic performance.

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More videos on driving organizational excellence are available on the Engine of Impact YouTube channel.

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