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Tag: Leadership


Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals



Grassroots Philanthropy in Schools

Featuring Charles Best | Jun. 21, 2011

Social Entrepreneurship

Now What? Young Leaders Are Changing the World by Working for Themselves

Growing numbers of young people are making an about face—turning their backs on working for “the man” and creating their own ventures.

By Carol Sanford | 23 | Jun. 14, 2011


In Foreign Aid, Nonprofits Could Use Some Disruption

Nonprofits should seek for-profit allies who are interested and invested in their causes—even if they don’t walk into the first meeting with a signed check.

By Jessica Majno | 6 | May. 19, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Local Empowerment Through Rapid Results

By Nadim Matta & Peter Morgan | May. 18, 2011


From Graft to Golf

By Jessica Ruvinsky | May. 18, 2011
SSIR blogger Kelly Kleiman, who blogs as The Nonprofiteer, is principal of NFP Consulting, which provides strategic planning, Board development and fundraising advice to charities and philanthropies.

Nonprofit Management

Everything Old Is New Again, and Nonprofits Should Stay That Way

What nonprofits need isn’t more advice, it’s more money.

By Kelly Kleiman | 41 | May. 3, 2011


Lessons from Grameen and Microfinance—Are You Building an Institution of Change?

Not every organization should become an institution. But long-term change really is dependent on institutions.

By Timothy Ogden | 3 | Apr. 29, 2011


Letting Go

By Kristi Kimball & Malka Kopell | 4 | Apr. 27, 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.


A Loss in the Nonprofit Battle Against “Modest, Passionate and Utterly Disorganized”

The recent expose by 60 Minutes and other organizations, which challenge the practices and experiences chronicled in "Three Cups of Tea," is potentially damaging to the nonprofit sector.

By Sonia M. Ospina | 1 | Apr. 26, 2011
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll World Forum: Large Scale Social Change

The eighth year of the Skoll World Forum showed incredible dedication to accelerating entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.

By Jenna Nicholas | Apr. 4, 2011