Management and Leadership Archive
Posted 1 day ago
Having spent the last two years working as a coach to stressed-out new executive directors (EDs), I think there are a lot of misconceptions around what it takes to really succeed as a leader of a nonprofit.
Posted 2 weeks ago
During my fellowship, the executive director served as my mentor. Yet in the 12 years since I had that position, I never had the same mentoring experience again with a senior level staff person.
Posted 4 weeks ago
It's easy to think that we can truly lead once our jobs change, but leadership doesn’t just mean having a fancy title and lots of supervisees.
Posted on November 8, 2013
Whether you are curious to see what it takes to become an executive director or are already on your way to this position, there are plenty of resources to help you see what it’s all about.
Posted on October 31, 2013
Gregory Cendana is the youngest and first openly gay executive director of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), the first and only national organization of Asian Pacific American union members and allies to advance worker, immigrant, and civil rights.
Posted on October 7, 2013We wanted to dig a bit deeper into introversion as it applies to social change leadership, so we reached out to Susan Cain, author of QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking.
Posted on October 4, 2013
Some leaders are arguing that the sector needs to transition from safe goals that offer short term solutions to bold, difficult goals that will that will attack the root of social problems.