Blog posts tagged with Leadership
“Strong leadership is critical for effective social sector organizations, yet the sector chronically underinvests in its leaders.”
So began Leveraging Social Sector Leadership, a 2015 report by U.C. Berkeley researchers for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO). The GEO report calls leadership development—for activities such as coaching, mentoring, executive education—the highest form of capacity building for the social sector.
Find out the three biggest concerns of nonprofit boards and why Emma Kieran, founder of Pilot Peak Consulting, says they’re missing something very important.
Instagram's visual nature makes it a perfect channel for executive directors to engage with their stakeholders. Aside from having a personal branding strategy, what exactly makes an effective personal brand for a nonprofit leader? It’s about authenticity.
If your organization has employees (or hopes to in the future), it’s important to be aware of the employment laws that may apply to your organization. Lack of knowledge in this area can lead to expensive fines and legal fees.
Far too many organizations ghettoize revenue generation into ill-prepared development departments and development committees of the board. They need to view revenue growth and development in the much larger context of high performance at the organization level.
It’s time for leaders in the sector to apply more critical thinking and discipline to the “scaling” discussion than we have in the past, starting with these four questions. When we do, we stand to exponentially increase the likelihood of success for those scaling projects that we do take on.