Leader Reflections: Todd Guckenberger
In this program, Co-founder and Executive Director of Back2Back Ministries Todd Guckenberger discusses important factors in his own leadership development story. He reflects on the dilemma between growing and developing leaders within the organization as opposed to hiring from outside. He also considers the misconception surrounding non-profits about the relationship between passion and professionalism. Finally, Todd shares some his most important lessons he has learned about leadership.
Todd Guckenberger is co-founder and Executive Director of Back2Back Ministries, an international non-profit dedicated to caring for and educating at-risk children and youth, and teaching caregivers how to care for traumatized youth.
Todd discusses what he's learned about how to develop leaders within your own organization.
Growing Your Own Leaders vs. Hiring Outside
What is the difference between cultivating your own leaders and hiring outsiders?
Passion and Professionalism- The False Dichotomy
The supposed tradeoff between passion an professionalism in the nonprofit space is a false choice.
Personal Leadership Lessons
Todd discusses enduring personal lessons he has learned through his leadership experience.
Todd Guckenberger Bio
Todd Guckenberger is co-founder and Executive Director of Back2Back Ministries, a non-profit that provides care and education to vulnerable children and orphans in Mexico, Haiti, Nigeria, and India. Founded by Todd and his wife, Beth, in 1997, Back2Back now has over 300 employees globally. Todd ...