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Tag: Leadership


Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals

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ACORN, NPR, Planned Parenthood, and the Sector’s Challenges in Protecting Itself

There should be greater concern over who is protecting nonprofits that find themselves in situations like that of NPR, which recently lost its federal funding.

By John Brothers | 1 | Mar. 24, 2011


One Nonprofit Closure: The Missed Merger Opportunity

If you believe you are headed toward a merger, start the process sooner rather than later.

By Jean Butzen | Mar. 22, 2011

Jonathan Reckford The Power of Leadership in Social Enterprise

Featuring Jonathan Reckford | Mar. 14, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Increasing Civic Reach

By Paul Vandeventer | 7 | Mar. 9, 2011


Passing the Mic

Reviewed By Marc Vogl | Feb. 16, 2011

Social Entrepreneurship

When Good Is Just Not Good Enough

Reviewed By Jane Wales | Feb. 14, 2011
SSIR blogger Sonia Ospina, PhD, is faculty director of the Research Center for Leadership in Action at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Nonprofit Management

US-China Relations: Leadership Lessons on Confrontation and Dialogue from Nonprofits

Investing in leadership development represents a prerequisite to a new US foreign policy that is more in accord with today’s unstable and volatile times.

By Sonia M. Ospina | Feb. 1, 2011


Back to the Future: Will We See a New Generation of Nonprofit Organizations in 2011?

There are new leaders coming into the nonprofit sector with ideas that have the potential to change the way social change happens. It’s time to ask some new questions.

By Rosetta Thurman | 1 | Jan. 19, 2011
SSIR blogger Anne Sherman is the Associate Director at TCC Group.

Nonprofit Management

Cohort Capacity Building: Is the Sector Ready?

Earlier this month I had the privilege of learning from four really smart and experienced people who participated in a panel discussion that TCC Group, a global management consulting firm.

By Anne Sherman | 3 | Jan. 6, 2011
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Nonprofit Management

‘Tis the Season—How the Nonprofit Sector “Shares” Itself Out of Impact

Nonprofits, government, and philanthropy need to take up better sharing practices to advance nonprofits and the communities they aim to serve.

By John Brothers | 6 | Dec. 9, 2010