Episode 61 Lisa Baxter - Pearls of Wisdom from a Kidney Warrior
Kent's Kidney Stories
Welcome back! In today’s episode, Kent has a conversation with the one and only. Lisa Baxter. She endured dialysis for 12 years until she received "the call." Listen in, as Lisa shares her story and shares some pearls of wisdom for all Kidney Warriors. Don't forget to subscribe to the Lisa Baxter Show YouTube Channel. If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode, contact Kent at email@example.com For more information on Kidney Solutions, visit them at www.kidneysolutions.org Host: Kent Bressler Producer: Jason Nunez
57: Bringing Authenticity to Nonprofit Leadership (Lisa Baxter)
Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership
57: Bringing Authenticity to Nonprofit Leadership (Lisa Baxter) SUMMARYLike many in the nonprofit sector, Lisa Baxter did not seek a role in philanthropy; the sector quite literally sought her out. And while the path to nonprofit leadership has not always been accommodating to her, the lessons learned and wisdom gained has helped Lisa not only succeed but also provides valuable advice for other leaders on a similar career track. In episode #57 of the Path podcast, Lisa discusses the systems she has in place to remain productive while balancing work and family, and also how she’s even more sensitive to the value of her time. She also shares some great resources that have helped her develop her skills and encourage others to join the profession.ABOUT LISALisa is the Director of Major Gifts for MLK Community Health Foundation in Los Angeles and is responsible for the strategic direction and management of key donors and fundraising initiatives essential to developing, expanding and stewarding major philanthropic support for the hospital. Lisa has worked in the nonprofit sector for 12 years including roles as the Director of Development for After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA), the Associate Director, Corporate Giving at Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Director of Corporate Development at Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. Prior to Make-A-Wish, Lisa worked at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) for five years as an Associate Director, Major and Planned Gifts. Lisa began her career in nonprofit as a Match Support Specialist at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles and earned her BA in English from Mount Saint Mary’s University and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Los Angeles (AFP-GLAC) and Conaxion a non-profit that supports small businesses in South LA with access to capital, technical assistance and resources needed to grow and thrive. Lisa is also the 2020 Chair of the AFP-GLAC I.D.E.A. (Inclusion. Diversity. Equity. Access.) Committee.EPISODE TOPICS & RESOURCESWomen of Color in Fundraising and PhilanthropyCreating Safe Spaces for Crucial Conversations about Race: Virtual WorkshopLaura Frederick’s book The AskDale Carnegie’s book How to Win Friends & Influence PeopleThomas Crane’s book The Heart of Coaching
How can design thinking help cultural institutions deliver greater social value?In Episode 5 Tandi is joined by Lisa Baxter, founder of The Experience Business, for a deep dive on qualitative research, customer empathy and social purpose. We talk about how to facilitate meaningful conversations between arts organisations and communities, and how that insight can inform everything from our brand values, to our programming, marketing communications, and engagement programs.This episode covers:Why audience experience is at the core of why organisations receive public fundingHow qualitative research puts the humanity into research and why it’s a good idea to have arts professionals sit in on research groupsThe techniques that arts professionals can use to more intensely explore the audience experienceHow the gap between booking a ticket and seeing a show can be used to create greater audience valueHow arts organisations develop their customer knowledge, customer empathy and audience sensibilityThe five-step process of Design Thinking that organisation can applyHow arts organisations can find their core purpose through conversation, art and creativity exercisesWhy thinking about extracting value from the market is the putting the cart before the horseWhy arts organisations should ‘do their homework’ about what’s going on in their communitiesHow arts organisations can understand their operating context and the aspirations of their visitorsLisa Baxter FRSA is the founder/director of The Experience Business, working across the UK and internationally in supporting the design of optimal audience experiences.A pioneer in her field, and an avowed audience champion, Lisa uses innovative facilitative and qualitative research methods to help arts organisations conceive, articulate, design and understand their experiential value propositions. She is increasingly in demand as a speaker on the subject of audience experience design, including keynotes at the Australia Council for the Arts Marketing Summit (2013), the City Cape Town Arts and Cultural Indaba (2015) and the Federation of Scottish Theatres (2017) and the up and coming Connected Audiences Conference in Vienna. Lisa has also guest lectured at the Universities of Leeds, Groningen (Netherlands) and Deakin University, (Melbourne).A specialist in researching audience and customer experience, she has collaborated with the University of Sheffield on an AHRC/ACE funded programme around innovative methods of enquiry into the audience experience and is published on the subject.Clients include the National Football Museum (Manchester), the Swiss Science Centre (Zurich), Rockhampton Art Gallery (Queensland, Australia), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead), Imperial War Museum North (Salford) and the National Coal Mining Museum for England (Wakefield).For more details, including the full transcript of the conversation, you can head to the episode webpage: https://www.thepatternmakers.com.au/podcast-episodes/episode5Connect with Tandi Palmer Williams & Patternmakers on:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tandiwilliams/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepatternmakers/Twitter: https://twitter.com/tandi_willFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/the
Episode 15: Lisa Baxter An Angeleno Creating a World of Compassion & Money!?
public words project
Lisa Baxter is a successful Director of Development working to save our Los Angeles than the World through philanthropy. She chats with Anne-Marie of PWP to talk about public speaking, fundraising, compassion and being authentic in all she does. All fundraisers should listen this seasoned and successful fundraiser! She give some great advice. Come celebrate this woman by listening to her share her path to now.