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Leading from Your Knees: An Interview with Hal Donaldson

What is the foundation of a team that can quickly mobilize to meet needs and make a difference? What are the key components for leading faithfully while your organization is growing and changing? Learn this and so much more as you listen to this episode of The Jenni Catron Leadership Podcast as Jenni connects with Hal Donaldson, President of Convoy of Hope. With a global reach and recent impact of distributing over 20 million meals to hard-hit communities during COVID-19, Convoy of Hope has unlocked some leadership lessons we can all be encouraged and inspired by.

In this conversation you’ll find out:

  • Mother Teresa’s advice to Hal
  • how to grow from a pick-up truck to a fleet
  • how to stay humble in light of rapid growth and success
  • when to pivot and when to persevere
  • why you shouldn’t budget for disaster
  • what it looks like to be a spiritual magnet for those you lead

Hal Donaldson is president of Convoy of Hope, a non-profit organization that leads humanitarian initiatives across the United States and around the world. Donaldson has authored more than 30 books including Disruptive Compassion: Becoming the Revolutionary You Were Born to Be and Your Next 24 Hours: One Day of Kindness Can Change Everything. His awards include the National Distinguished Service Award in Social Welfare, Alumnus of the Year at Bethany University, and an inductee into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame. Donaldson has a bachelor’s in journalism from San Jose State University and a bachelor’s in biblical studies from Bethany University. He and his wife, Doree, have four daughters.

Connect with Hal and Convoy of Hope:
convoyofhope.org
Disruptive Compassion: Becoming the Revolutionary You Were Born to Be 
Your Next 24 Hours: One Day of Kindness Can Change Everything

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