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Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff.  Leveraging the networks and personal brands of your staff as champions can help your organization’s communications strategy have more impact.    With a few guidelines and a little  training, employees can use social channels effectively  in service of  your organization’s mission AND their own learning.  … Read More

The Single Most Important Asset That Nonprofit Leaders Need To Protect To Ensure Success

Earlier this month, I caught up with long time colleague, Vincent Stehl, Media Impact Funders in Austin, TX during the the Nonprofit Technology Conference.  One question I always like to ask colleagues, what did you read or who did hear speak at conference that inspired you or was a big ah ha.  … Read More

Perfect Your Authentic Online Leadership Profile on Social

Socrates once said, “To find yourself, think for yourself.” That quote embraces a basic principle for leading on social platforms: a true, genuine, and authentic personal brand.   Being someone you are not is not only exhausting, but it will not be an effective if it isn’t perceived as true.    … Read More

The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations

Heather Carpenter and Tera Wozniak Qualls, along with Alexis S. Terry and Rusty Stahl have just published a new book, “The Talent Development Platform,” that provides strategic and practical information to help nonprofits guide, nurture, and strengthen the next generation of nonprofit leaders.… Read More

The Performance Imperative: A Framework for Social Sector Excellence


The Performance Imperative:  A Framework for Social Sector Excellence, the result of a  full year of collaborative work by the Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community, a group of nonprofit leaders coalesced and coordinated by the Leap of Reason team (leapofreason.org), makes it debut today.  … Read More