Posts tagged: leadership development

Supporting A Bolder Form of Leadership

I was reminded yesterday, at LeaderSpring’s A Bolder Form of Leadership luncheon, that non-profit organizations, on average, spend $29 a year on leadership development. Given how vital developing leadership is, this investment (or lack of it) is striking. In the NCRP’s report Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership, philanthropic support for leadership development is studied and found lacking. …   Read more

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Akaya Windwood on Joyful Leadership and So Much More

Akaya Windwood is the President of the Rockwood Leadership Institute. As a follow up to the profile I did on the Rockwood Institute, I sat down with Akaya to talk about Rockwood’s relationship with TWI, their belief in joyful leadership, and the importance of equity in leadership development work among other things. In addition to being …   Read more

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Inter-generational Leadership Development For Those Who Need It

As an intergenerational leadership organization, On the Move modeled their practice internally in a significant way when they hired Alissa Gentille, who started out in one of their young emerging leaders programs, as their current Executive Director. This goal is clearly reflected in their mission: “On The Move develops young people as leaders by building …   Read more

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Transforming Systems Through Leadership

 
“Be harder on the structure and softer on the people.”
-John Powell, Haas Institute

LeaderSpring trains their leaders to work effectively within the system, and to also work on the system–making it better and more equitable. They take a holistic approach to leadership and believe it is not enough to support leaders in doing their work, …   Read more

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Giving People Access to Choice

When the goal is building a bridge between social justice and finance, work has to happen on both sides; this is the practice of the Transform Finance Institute for Social Justice Leaders Conference, which I attended this past weekend. Held at Oakland’s Community Bank of The Bay, this year’s conference-the second ever-included leaders from nonprofits …   Read more

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