How to Make Nonprofit Leadership Your Dream Job (Carson Tate) 

September 2020

Given the uncertainty we all face right now, it is reassuring to speak with someone like Carson Tate who understands the challenges of maintaining personal and professional balance, as well as the nuances of productivity.  Carson offers great advice and resources for nonprofit leaders in Episode #58 of the Path, staring with an understanding of your personal productivity style, and how to adapt if your style does not match those you work with!  We also explored the origins of her first book on productivity, Work Simply, and the exciting debut of her second book, Own It, Love It, Make It Work: How to Turn Any Job into Your Dream Job.  Ready to jump start your personal and professional productivity?  This episode is a good place to start!

"Based on your productivity style, you need a specific set of tools to help you optimize your performance: No one size fits all." 


A dynamic teacher and coach, Carson is known for igniting personal transformation through her simple, powerful and actionable strategies and tools. She wants people to work smarter, not harder and is on a mission to debunk the time management myths that keep us trapped and overwhelmed, and help us personalize our productivity so we can work simply AND live fully. Carson has the professional magic and personal spark to ignite change quickly, easily, and efficiently. So many experts in the productivity space offer tools help people work smarter. But with Carson's strategies comes a call to action for each of us navigating our fast-paced, results-driven world to look deeper into our lives to discover the meaning that drives us. Carson serves as a consultant, coach, and trainer to executives at Fortune 500 companies including (but not limited to) AbbVie, Deloitte, FedEx and Wells Fargo. The author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style and Own It. Love It. Make It Work.: How to Turn Any Job Into Your Dream Job, her views have also been included in top-tier business media including Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, CBS Money Watch, Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review blog, The New York Times, USA Today, Working Mother and more. Prior to starting Working Simply, she worked in Human Resources and sales functions with Fortune 200 firms. Carson holds a BA in psychology from Washington and Lee University, a Masters in Organization Development, and a Coaching Certificate from the McColl School of Business at Queens University.