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What Nonprofit CEOs and Trustees Do the Best Job Leading on Social Media Channels?

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For the past few years,  Social CEOs has recognized nonprofit leaders who are doing a good job on social media.   This year’s award nominations for CEOs and Trustees who inspire, encourage and provoke debate is now open and you can nominate a nonprofit leader here.… Read More

Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

I am thrilled to share The Emerging Leaders Playbook – you can download here.  It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors to help them make sense of the changing nature of leadership. The Playbook offers practical tools grounded in research, and accompanied by systems of support to guide reflection, growth, and organizational best practices.  … Read More

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

How many meetings and conference calls did you have yesterday?  Our work days are filled with meetings and conference calls with the intent of getting stuff done.  But many meetings end up being a complete waste of time.

That’s why we included a module in the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders peer learning group on meeting design and facilitation – and these days it is an important leadership skill.  … Read More

How Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Can Build Emotional Intelligence Skills: There’s An App for That!

For the past few months, I’ve been designing curriculum and materials and facilitating a Nonprofit Emerging Leaders online peer learning project with Third Plateau Impact Strategies.  It’s a pilot project supported by the Packard Foundation that tests different approaches to emerging leaders professional development.  … Read More

Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

That is a slogan on a t-shirt, and while meant as a joke, it is all too familiar for many nonprofits.   Meetings that waste your time!

When we talk about healthy nonprofit work culture, the fit nonprofit, it goes beyond having organizations create wellness policies and practices that encourage staff to eat right, exercise, take vacation time, and get enough sleep.    … Read More