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Tag: Leadership


Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals


Technology & Design

Apps and Other Innovations Steve Jobs Gave to Nonprofits

Steve Jobs benefited the nonprofit sector by radically leveling the technological playing field.

By Curtis Chang | 3 | Oct. 7, 2011

Nonprofit Management

“Oops, I Failed Again”

Face-to-face conversations among CEOs reminds and reassures them that that failure is, in fact, the norm and does not preclude success.

By Aaron Hurst | 7 | Oct. 4, 2011
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy


Learning From Paul Brest’s Leadership at Hewlett

Philanthropy needs senior leaders who see themselves as student-leaders striving to help the field grapple with the difficult challenges it faces.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Sep. 14, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Leadership Trends of the 21st Century

Featuring Peter Goldberg, Cathy Tisdale, and Jim Gibbons | Aug. 26, 2011

Nonprofit Management

How Leaders Encourage Innovation

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Aug. 16, 2011


The Missing Link in School Reform

By Carrie R. Leana | 21 | Aug. 16, 2011

Nonprofit Management

The Networked Nonprofit

By Jane Wei-Skillern & Sonia Marciano | 7 | Aug. 15, 2011


The Role of the Voluntary Sector in the Era of Health Reform

Featuring David Shern & Larry Snyder | Jul. 28, 2011


Surdna CEO on Philanthropic Isolation

An interview with Phillip Henderson about the challenges he faces as the president of the Surdna Foundation.

By Aaron Hurst | 6 | Jul. 22, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Turning Nonprofit Executive On-Boarding on Its Head

If new executives develop themselves in alignment with the organization’s goals, they will mitigate stress and increase the likelihood of their success.

By Jeanne Bell & Marla Cornelius | Jul. 19, 2011