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Leadership Ascension Embodies Ridding Negative Learned Behavior

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

Assessing my own behaviors were essential to growth and once identified, strategically assessing their value followed because the ultimate goal is to maintain a continuous and successful escalation.

How a Recession and a Myth Revealed What We Already Knew

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Facing increased demand for services, nonprofits with limited resources did the best they could to stretch those dollars further, and many funders stepped in with emergency stopgap resources to help.

Effective Leaders Build Success-Driven Teams: Lead With Three C's

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 09.22.2013 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

Recently, I asked myself a serious question about my career: "Is it professionally healthy to remain a boss, or is it time to stand up and be leader?"

"Fearless Philanthropy: Reaching Out, Taking Risks and Achieving More": A Conversation with Jean Case

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

I had a chance to talk with Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, about their commitment to make big bets, innovate, learn from failure, collaborate and do it all with a sense of urgency.

Scaling Community Solutions: Reflecting on the Social Innovation Fund With Paul Carttar

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

In the face of continuing cutbacks from government austerity measures, many nonprofits and their grantmaker partners are exploring ways to increase their impact and most effectively invest their resources in communities.

The King of Home Offices 2: The Effective (Barefoot) Executive

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

In a brutally busy city like New York, you need all the time you can get, and that requires one thing -- efficiency.