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The Top 30 Charity Social CEOS

In 2013, Zoe Amar and Matt Collins, digital strategy consultants for nonprofits, started the “Social CEOs Award” after being inspired  by LinkedIn’s top 30 social CEOs list.   Through their research, they have found that there is tremendous benefit for nonprofit brands when their CEO does social right:

  • 8 out of 10 people say they’re likely to trust an organisation whose CEO and team use social media
  • 93% of employees think social CEOs are better equipped to handle a crisis
  • 8 out of 10 people are more likely to buy from an organisation whose leaders use social media

In the UK as in the US, social media is more and more becoming part of the nonprofit CEO skillset. … Read More

NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

Last week I co-facilitated the “Impact Leadership Track” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson.   Our track was one of three where participants could take a deep dive into a topic and learn from peers through dialogue.  … Read More

What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed?

Are leadership skills different for emerging “Millennial” leaders than for people from different generations?   This is a question being asked in many nonprofits as they look at how to prepare younger leaders in their organizations to lead and develop their talent.  … Read More

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

If your nonprofit’s executive director or CEO a thought leader? Thought leaders drive conversations – online and off, influence others, and shape perceptions in their field.   They are the respected voices who others turn to understand sector social change issues.

Many nonprofit CEOs use their social media profiles to extend the reach of their thought leadership and connect with professional colleagues, media, and policy makers.  … Read More

Balancing Personal and Organizational Brand: Networked Leadership

Earlier this month, I facilitated a workshop for leaders of community foundations in New Jersey for the Knight Digital Media Center on the topic of practical network leadership skills. The workshop covers several topics including:

  • Understanding the networked mindset
  • Visualizing professional and organizational networks and understanding how to leverage for organizational goals
  • Applying these techniques to social platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn for thought leadership, influence, and professional learning.
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