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Thank you for being part of the Virtual Executive Director / Labyrinth / Relentlessly Human Tour experience. I love and appreciate everyone who has listened, downloaded, reviewed, supported through Patreon, and shared their talent with me on the mic.

Now that the podcast has come to an end, please enjoy listening to the archives. I created a timeless podcast of nonprofit leadership, operations, and fundraising tips, as well as interviews with artists and healers. 

If you would like to get in touch with me, feel free to email becky [at] I'm available for coaching and consulting for purpose-driven leaders, and I'd love to hear from you!

Sep 29, 2019

Oh WOW! This continuation from last week's episode is juicy! Susan Axelrod is an executive coach who specializes in fundraising and self-care. In this half of the conversation, we rant about how badly nonprofit leaders need executive coaching, Susan explains her "Golden Rule" of self-care, and I reveal something...

Sep 24, 2019

This week I got to spend time talking with Susan Axelrod about how colossally bad we are at self-care and what to do about it.

Susan is an author and executive coach, who reached out to me while she was researching for a series of articles on self-care for nonprofit leaders for Charity Channel (link below). 

She is an...

Sep 16, 2019

Improviser and top-ranked tour guide, Margaret Hicks, teaches museum docents, hospitality workers, and anyone who faces the general public some improv tools to better connect with visitors. We got to talk before her workshops in Abingdon and covered everything from radical acceptance to the hidden success found...

Sep 9, 2019

Hello and welcome to year three of the Virtual Executive Director podcast! Same music, same host (me), and yes, the same dogs possibly interrupting our recording sessions (though they are blessedly asleep right now). 
Philosopher and author Alain de Botton said â€œAnyone who isn't embarrassed of who they were last...

Sep 3, 2019

This week's podcast is a compilation of all the "Two-Minute Mini" episodes that I have posted so far on Patreon, exclusively for Patreon supporters of the podcast. 

Before I officially start my third season of the VED podcast, I thought it would be fun (now that Patreon supporters have already heard them) to share these...