Entries for November 2019

An Interview with Jhmira Alexander, President, Public Narrative

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, November 27, 2019

An Interview with Jhmira Alexander, President, Public Narrative

Jhmira Alexander understands the power of stories, knows that the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves are the most important ones, and encourages Black women to lavish the same love, care and compassion that we give to others on ourselves.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, organizational culture, workplace

An Interview with LaTida Smith, President & CEO, Moses Taylor Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, November 14, 2019

An Interview with LaTida Smith, President & CEO,  Moses Taylor Foundation

In this interview, LaTida Smith reveals when she realized that “magical midpoints” don’t add up when making complex decisions, how her leap of faith from Cleveland to Scranton was a game changer, and why she bets on Black women.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: philanthropy, social sector

What Can Marshmallows Teach Us About Strategy?

Kyu Kang // Wednesday, November 6, 2019

What Can Marshmallows Teach Us About Strategy?

Building a tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows may teach us more about strategy than we expect. Kyu Kang, Associate Consultant, explores how these lessons can inform the process of strategy development.

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Categories: Strategic Planning
Tags: organizational culture, organizational learning, strategy, vision