Entries for January 2019

An Interview with Sherri Young, ED, African-American Shakespeare Co.

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An Interview with Sherri Young, ED, African-American Shakespeare Co.

In this interview Sherri Young shares insights on launching a theatre company, how she's addressing a culture of silence, and why representation matters.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: arts, , diversity, vision, , workplace

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, January 10, 2019

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

In this interview, Lisa J. Nutter lays bare the challenges of equitable funding in the social sector, how the "menu effect" has detrimental consequences, and how she stays focused on what's important. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: civic engagement, collaboration, cross-sector, , demographics, innovation, philanthropy, social sector,

Thriving on Chaos: How to Adapt to Rapid Change

Lara Jakubowski // Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Thriving on Chaos: How to Adapt to Rapid Change

Organizations with business models based on long-standing predictable revenue streams are grappling with forces that threaten to undermine their ability to pursue or even maintain current efforts toward their mission. What's the right response when your business model becomes--dare we say it--obsolete?

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Categories: Nonprofits, Change Management, Commentary, Trends
Tags: arts, business models, current events, economy, financial model, innovation, market awareness, strategy, sustainability

An Interview with Nicole Brisbane, Executive Director NY, DFER

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, January 1, 2019

An Interview with Nicole Brisbane, Executive Director NY, DFER

As a former teacher, "education is liberation" is Nicole Brisbane's mantra. In this interview, Nicole shares her wisdom on building political power and why it's necessary to define leadership on your own terms.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, decision making, demographics, education, fundraising, philanthropy, politics, policy, workplace