Leadership Transitions and Organizational Change

La Piana Consulting // Thursday, April 12, 2018

Leadership Transitions and Organizational Change

Sweeping changes brought by leadership transitions could send the sector reeling, or be a catalyst for creative strategic responses — it’s how we prepare that will make the difference.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Change Management, Leadership, Trends
Tags: board development, executive transition, generational shift, planning, strategy, sustainability

An Interview with Sherece West-Scantlebury, President & CEO, The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, April 4, 2018

An Interview with Sherece West-Scantlebury, President & CEO, The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Sherece West-Scantlebury shares how she navigates challenging times by leading with grace and why she rejects the view that poverty is a character flaw.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: education, grantmaking, philanthropy, social justice

Is It Time for a Strategy Check-up?

La Piana Consulting // Monday, April 2, 2018

Is It Time for a Strategy Check-up?

Five questions to help you get your organizational strategy in shape for spring.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Strategic Planning
Tags: implementation, social sector, strategy

Natalie S. Burke, President and CEO, CommonHealth ACTION

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Natalie S. Burke, President and CEO, CommonHealth ACTION

Natalie S. Burke reminds us of the value of orchestrating discomfort for yourself and others, the importance of a diverse network, and why holding healthy tension is the responsibility of a leader.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: capacity building, cohorts, community, cross-sector, decision making, health, implementation, innovation, networks, organizational structure, philanthropy, impact, strategy, vision

An Interview with Dr. Mahalia Hines, President, Common Ground Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, March 20, 2018

An Interview with Dr. Mahalia Hines, President, Common Ground Foundation

Dr. Mahalia Hines shares words of wisdom for the next generation of leaders, reflects on the leader’s role in creating an organizational or team culture, and lifts up the importance of faith and friendship.

 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, education

An Interview with Tulaine Montgomery, Managing Partner, New Profit

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, March 13, 2018

An Interview with Tulaine Montgomery, Managing Partner, New Profit

Join us for this absorbing interview with Tulaine Montgomery, who shares many of her career highlights and inspirations, philosophy on self-care, and lessons learned from working at the intersection of philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, systems, and social change.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: cross-sector, innovation, philanthropy, social entrepeneurship

An Interview with Vernetta Walker, VP Programs and Chief Governance Officer, BoardSource

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, March 7, 2018

An Interview with Vernetta Walker, VP Programs and Chief Governance Officer, BoardSource

"Know your strength. Own your power. Pursue your purpose." This fourth interview in the series Black & Bold: Perspectives on Leadership features Vernetta Walker of BoardSource, whose comments beautifully model the importance of reflection and self-awareness to grow and be effective as a leader.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: cross-sector, diversity, organizational culture

An Interview with Ify Walker of Offor Walker Group

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, February 27, 2018

An Interview with Ify Walker of Offor Walker Group

In this third interview in the series Black & Bold: Perspectives on Leadership, Ify Walker describes instances of "taking back her time," navigating tensions between values and career, the importance of surrounding yourself with people who support you, and more.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: education, fund deveopment, management, workplace, private sector

An Interview with Tenicka Boyd

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, February 21, 2018

An Interview with Tenicka Boyd

This second interview in the series Black & Bold: Perspectives on Leadership features Tenicka Boyd, who shares insights from her leadership journey, books that have informed her social justice work, and words of inspiration for others.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, community, education, policy, social justice, workplace

An Interview with Tyra Mariani, Executive Vice President, New America

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An Interview with Tyra Mariani, Executive Vice President, New America

In this first interview in our series Black & Bold: Perspectives on Leadership, we talk with Tyra Mariani about her career journey, what she has learned about being a successful leader, and what inspires and sustains her in her work.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Leadership
Tags: advocacy, cross-sector, decision making, workplace
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