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Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 

The Dawn of System Leadership

To solve society's most pressing problems requires a system leader who can catalyze collective leadership. Includes magazine extras.

Articles

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Blog Posts

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  • A look at how behavior-change marketing is benefiting conservation and how organizations can use it for their own causes.

    By Brett Jenks
  • A new grantmaking strategy is engaging nonprofit organizations in communities of learning to maximize impact.

    By Julie Lata
  • How successful large-scale change efforts make relentless day-to-day progress.

    By Joe McCannon & Becky Kanis Margiotta | 6
  • For one Tanzania-based NGO, an open source approach to development is getting results.

    By Gerbert Rieks & Joris de Vries
  • Investing in communication—whether you’re selling soda or social change—yields results.

    By Sean Gibbons | 4
  • Nature can offer organizations new insights on risk and resilience, and inform both short- and long-term strategy.

    By Katherine Collins
  • Four trends that will reshape the nonprofit landscape.

    By Curt Swindoll | 15
  • With better data and the right incentives, organizations can make even the most complicated organizations more effective.

    By Lee Green & Nathan Huttner
  • A new study shows that organizations have a high level of satisfaction with nonprofit collaborations and a desire to collaborate more.

    By Alex Neuhoff & Katie Smith Milway | 1
  • Bonds for schoolgirls and malaria vaccines: Pay-for-success initiatives are now tackling issues in the developing world.

    By Antara Ganguli | 6

Podcasts

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  • What nonprofits can do to maximize their influence on Twitter and through social media in general.

    Featuring Caroline Barlerin & Sammie Rayner
  • Give Directly offers a simpler, more personal route of donation - connecting donor to recipient. In this podcast, Paul discusses how technology, a commitment to efficiency, and dedication to improving the donation process on both ends, has made Give Directly a success.

    Featuring Paul Niehaus
  • In this podcast, Professor Sutton overviews his findings in studying methods for successfully scaling excellence and explains the importance of taking a logical and thought out approach to scaling.

    Featuring Robert Sutton
  • ENOVA was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Education category for its incredible social impact.

    Featuring Jorge Camil Starr
  • Kreger describes how Potential Energy, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Economic Empowerment category, innovatively tackles social issues as a nonprofit venture.

    Featuring Michelle Kreger
  • Traditional tools for evaluation and measurement fail to take into account the complexity of an interconnected and digitized world.

    Featuring Kathy Brennan, Patricia Bowie, & Lucy Bernholz
  • Three evolving approaches to evaluation in social enterprise could change its use in a significant way.

    Featuring Hallie Preskill
  • In this panel discussion, experts address how the social sector must ask the right questions when developing metrics.

    Featuring Lisbeth Schorr, Fay Twersky, & Alicia Grunow
  • Ned Breslin and Jacob Lief discuss funding for long-term impact in the current philanthropic system.

    Featuring Jacob Lief & Ned Breslin
  • How do we prevent collaboration from sweeping through nonprofits as a passing fad?

    Featuring Willa Seldon, Carolyn Nelson, & Stephanie Couch | 1

Webinars

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