Innovative Leadership for Nonprofit Executives

by Dani Robbins, Maureen Metcalf

Book Cover: Innovative Leadership for Nonprofit Executives

This workbook offers clear, practical, and pragmatic steps for both veteran and emerging leaders in the nonprofit industry.  Executive directors, Senior Staff, and Board Members will benefit by using this valuable information to improve their leadership skills.  The  experience, knowledge, and wisdom Maureen Metcalf and Dani Robbins offer is priceless.

About the Authors

Dani Robbins

Dani Robbins has served over 20 years in the Non Profit arena, the majority in Executive Leadership positions. Dani’s areas of expertise are Strategic and Tactical Planning, Board Governance and Resource Development, Change Management, Executive Searches, Operational Coaching, Capacity Building, Risk Management and Grant Writing. She also mentors new and aspiring Executive Directors.

Dani has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University, a Bachelor’s from Kent State University, and is a graduate of Leadership Akron Class 22 and the Advanced Leadership Program offered by Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. She is the 2006 recipient of the Vision and Spirit Award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Midwest Regional Office and various organizations under her direction have been awarded multiple regional and national BGCA awards for programming, web design and media proficiency.

Dani is the co-author of the Innovative Leadership Workbook for Nonprofit Executives, and the author of a blog on issues relating to nonprofit organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Columbus Metropolitan Club.


Maureen Metcalf

– Author of Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations – 2013 Award Winner – Best Business Reference Book – International Book Awards
– Co-author of Innovative Leadership Fieldbook – 2012 Award-Winner Best Business Reference Book – International Book Awards
– Co-author Innovative Leadership Workbook for Nonprofit Executives – 2012 Award Winner – Best Business Reference book – USA Book Awards

Known as an exceptional leadership coach. Helping leaders successfully develop themselves while transforming their businesses. Develop, test, and implement emerging models that dramatically improve leadership effectiveness and their success in transforming organizations. Work with leaders to develop “Level 5” leadership capacity.

President of Metcalf & Associates. As a management consultant, I bring 25 years of business experience to organizational challenges. Recognized as an effective, imaginative leader with proven operational skills coupled with the ability to analyze, develop, and implement successful strategies for profitability and growth.

Managed and contributed to successful completion of a wide array of projects from business design for a start up firm to performance improvement for large well established firms. Worked with a number of Fortune 50 clients delivering a wide range of significant business results such as: increased profitability, cycle time reduction, increased productivity, and improved quality. Design courses and teach MBA students at Capital University.

See Terry Bradshaw Net Worth – www.metcalf-associates.com  This is a 5 minute TV show about the author’s work.


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