Episode 59 - Latonya Slack [Non-Profit Consultant | "Board Geek"]

Latonya Slack - Slack Global Consulting

Latonya Slack talks to us about what makes up a successful non-profit board, the "non-profit mentality", and how she learned that people will pay you top dollar for the services they value. Enjoy the show!

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Show Notes:

6:40 - From UCLA law school to today.

9:30 - "Volunteering ... you never know what it will lead to  ... "

12:17 - Why Latonya decided to go out on her own. 

15:20 - What makes up a productive and successful non-profit board.

18:02 - The most important emotional intelligence characteristics to have on a board. 

22:16 - Why a therapist is needed for all creatives. 

27:59 - "I don't like to do the same thing all the time ... "

31:50 - What is a 'funder' in the non-profit world?

33:18 - How not passing the bar exam changed Latonya's life. 

38:34 - The toughest six months of Latonya's life. 

46:34 - "The non-profit mentality ... "

48:55 - "People will pay you for the services they value ... "

58:30 - "Follow Your Instincts ..."

How to reach Latonya: Website | Linkedin | Twitter | Instagram

Book Recommendations:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

The Sustainability Mindset by Steve Zimmerman and Jeanne Bell

Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny

Flawless Consulting by Peter Block