YNPN San Diego Member Resources - Blogs & Podcasts


10 Nonprofit Podcasts You Need to Listen To (2019)

Podcasts are one of the fastest growing cultural phenomena in the United States and beyond. Luckily for nonprofit professionals, there’s no shortage of nonprofit podcasts out there.

Beyond the To Do List: 261 Podcasts About Productivity

Learn how to choose the right projects, tasks, and goals in work and life. Go Beyond the To-Do List! This show will help you do that with conversations with the people behind the productivity. We talk with people on all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life. Erik Fisher talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and be inspired and instructed on how to move forward yourself.Learn_More_Button_green.jpg

Dose of Leadership: Authentic & Courageous Leadership Development 

The Dose of Leadership Podcast is the ultimate leadership resource of inspiring and educational interviews with relevant and motivating leaders; real-life leadership & influence experts who dedicate their lives to the pursuit of the truth, common sense, and courageous leadership. The podcast interviews leaders from all aspects of life; business leaders, entrepreneurs, authors, speakers, military heroes, faith based leaders—all are highlighted on the Dose of Leadership Podcast.Learn_More_Button_green.jpg

What Great Bosses Know

Jill Geisler is an expert in leadership and management. For years, she developed and led the Poynter Institute's leadership and management programs and continues to teach and coach leaders worldwide. In these Poynter podcasts, she shares practical leadership lessons for managers who want to be great bosses. Jill's book: "WORK HAPPY: WHAT GREAT BOSSES KNOW" www.whatgreatbossesknow.com is available in book stores everywhere, including iBooks. Jill's newest podcast is also available on Apple podcasts. Check out "Q&A: Leadership and Integrity in the Digital Age" for useful advice on leadership, communication, technology and ethics - all designed to make you a better manager in today's digital world.Learn_More_Button_green.jpg

Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs 

Being Boss is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs, freelancers, and side-hustlers, whether you're wanting to quit your day job or have been your own boss for a while now. Authors and "business besties" Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon dig into the mindset, habits, routines, boundaries, branding, marketing tactics, business strategies, systems, and processes that help you make money doing what you love. Join us as we interview bosses such as Brené Brown, Brooke Castillo, Marie Forleo, Ramit Sethi, Danielle LaPorte, Chalene Johnson, Mike Michalowicz of Profit First, Melissa Hartwig of Whole30, and more! Subscribe, rate, and review wherever you listen to good podcasts.

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Created by Heather Mansfield, this blog provides valuable, easy to understand information, news and resources related to nonprofit technology, online communications and mobile and social fundraising.


Nonprofit AF

A terrific, humorous blog about navigating nonprofit challenges, written by Vu Le. If you've ever felt frustrated about some of the challenges in your nonprofit work and wished the world understood your pain, this is the blog for you.Learn_More_Button_green.jpg

Because the best blogs for nonprofits aren’t necessary specific to nonprofits. I first came across this image on a fantastic social media blog by Buffer (an awesome social sharing web application). Based on the heralded creative advertiser James Webb Young’s technique for producing ideas, the graphic demonstrates the concept that the ability to make connections is the key to creative and consistent idea-making.



In this short introduction, Tom takes you through a simple system for getting your dream career. This “7 Steps for Getting Dream Career: Learn How to Choose a Career “course is an overview, an initial foray into the domain of 'getting what you want out of life', and it is a great place to start for people to get a higher awareness of all the things that need to happen.


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