Posts in 'leadership'

Whether you are working for a nonprofit or servicing them as a consultant or vendor, today’s blog post outlines a four-step process for investigating the next chapter in your career. Now is a great time to evaluate your options and to pursue your career dreams even though a summer month job search...
Through the years I’ve seen many examples of formal and informal corporate social responsibility programs. These programs not only benefit the direct recipients, but consistently boost workplace engagement and morale among the staff who participate. One company that intrinsically created their own...
While some institutions are set up with the intention of eventually closing (The Atlantic Philanthropies comes to mind), they tend to be the exception. However, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout have prompted a number of nonprofit leaders to consider the difficult...
Creating environments where the values of diversity and inclusion can thrive is not just good ethical practice, it’s also shown to have a positive impact on your bottom line. An anecdote: In 2015, I partnered with US Trust/Bank of America's Peggy Goldfarb to provide an estate planning conversation...
I believe that knowing our why is essential to living our dreams. Years ago I grew immensely attracted to the concept of building a legacy as a young emerging leader. What would I be able to create for the world, I asked myself? I found inspiration in organizations, particularly some that had vastly...
MISSION Story Slam (https://lnkd.in/eHitmEJ) is dedicated to telling the stories of people on a mission to make the world a better place. From time to time, they give the people representing nonprofit organizations a voice and general operation support. I was thrilled to see Executive Director Jared...
Before recruiting another board member, ask yourself these three questions: 1. In relation to your organization's strategy, what roles are needed now? 2. What specific skills would strengthen the overall board of directors? 3. Whose voices are missing from your leadership? Are your recruitment...