Leadership

New Blog Series to Begin This Month

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, February 7, 2018

New Blog Series to Begin This Month

Black & Bold: Perspectives on Leadership is a new interview series amplifying the voices of Black women in the social sector and their leadership journeys. Beginning February 14, this series is created and curated by Makiyah Moody as an act of resistance to the fallacy of white supremacy and a creative opportunity to connect people who are curious about the shared experiences of others.

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An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

Makiyah Moody // Monday, January 8, 2018

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

Lisa J. Nutter lays bare the intricacies of financing scale and the challenges inherent within funding organizations equitably in the social sector. She asks, "How do we create a more flexible, innovative framework for how money is deployed and how do we look at problems to actually target the right resources at the right time?"

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: collaboration, cross-sector, demographics, financial model, politics, social sector

Leadership Lessons from the "Corner Office"

David La Piana // Monday, October 30, 2017

Leadership Lessons from the "Corner Office"

Leadership is full of paradoxes, and other takeaways from interviews with over 500 corporate CEOs. How do these findings resonate for nonprofit leaders, or how is nonprofit leadership different?

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Categories: Nonprofits, Commentary, Leadership, Trends
Tags: cross-sector, current events, research, private sector

Four-Element Leadership

David La Piana // Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Four-Element Leadership

Nonprofit leaders have four principal levers for moving their organizations forward, but when any one of these receives too much, or to little, attention or prioritization, the organization cannot perform at its best.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Leadership
Tags: human resources, management, organizational culture, resources

Seven Success Factors for Adopting an Advocacy Strategy

Doug Green // Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Seven Success Factors for Adopting an Advocacy Strategy

How can nonprofits successfully navigate the transition from a traditional direct-service role to advocate for systems-level change? This post describes key conditions for effective advocacy.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: advocacy, civic engagement, policy, social justice, social sector, strategy

Four Lessons for Effective Strategy Implementation

La Piana Consulting // Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Four Lessons for Effective Strategy Implementation

Developing sound strategy is not enough -- strategic priorities must be translated into action. Here are four lessons from one client's experience moving from strategy to success.

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Categories: Leadership, Our Clients, Strategic Planning
Tags: case study, implementation, management, organizational culture, planning, strategy

Planning for the Future of Nonprofit Boards: An Interview with Anne Wallestad

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Planning for the Future of Nonprofit Boards: An Interview with Anne Wallestad

In this interview, Anne Wallestad, President & CEO of BoardSource, talks with us about the organization's strategic direction, what it is learning, and its new initiatives to strengthen and support nonprofit leaders.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: accountability, advocacy, board development, diversity, initiatives, strategy

Strategic Restructuring and Culture Change: An Interview with HI USA's Russ Hedge

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Strategic Restructuring and Culture Change: An Interview with HI USA's Russ Hedge

In the second installment of this two-part interview, Hostelling International USA CEO Russ Hedge speaks with us about the organization's transformative experience of unification and leadership lessons learned.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Change Management, Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring, Leadership, Our Clients
Tags: mergers, organizational culture, strategic restructuring

Building Resilience with Strategic Restructuring: An Interview with HI USA’s Russ Hedge

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Building Resilience with Strategic Restructuring: An Interview with HI USA’s Russ Hedge

HI USA is a nonprofit whose purpose is to inspire a genuine understanding of people, places, and cultures to create a more tolerant world. In this interview, CEO Russ Hedge speaks with us about his organization’s transformative experience of restructuring, leadership lessons, and the value of advocacy.

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Categories: Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring, Leadership, Trends
Tags: advocacy, market awareness, strategic restructuring, strategy

7 Questions for Nonprofit Leaders Considering Strategic Restructuring

La Piana Consulting // Wednesday, June 15, 2016

7 Questions for Nonprofit Leaders Considering Strategic Restructuring

As a leader, are you ready to help your organization navigate a possible merger or similar strategic restructuring opportunity? Readiness is an important success factor in nonprofit partnerships. This post poses a few key questions to help executives anticipate and prepare for what will be demanded of them when navigating a strategic restructuring process.

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Categories: Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring, Leadership
Tags: strategic restructuring
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