Today's Leadership Quote

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." -- Winston Churchill.

Leadership Conversations

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Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Communicating Communications Skills Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes

Philanthropy Is a Leadership Issue

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One of the things I love most about fundraising is that it is completely dependent on leadership. In the recent Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report , leaders admitted that most of this isn’t happening at their nonprofits. Philanthropy is a leadership issue.

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Leadership Books To Read This Summer

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Here are some leadership books I highly recommend: Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Summer ReadingStarting to choose which business books you'll read this summer?

Inspiring Leadership Quotes

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The leader of the future will be a person who knows how to ask.” -- Peter Drucker “Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” -- Dwight D. Eisenhower “Good leadership isn't about advancing yourself.

The Leadership Test

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One of my favorite books about leadership is The Leadership Test by Timothy R. Here are some important points from the book that are particularly powerful: Leadership is the process of influencing volunteers to accomplish good things. Only persuasion is leadership.

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Today's Leadership Quotes

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Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership QuotesThe leader of the past was a person who knew how to tell.

Servant Leadership In Action

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Tomorrow, March 6, brings the release of the new definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Servant leadership is about always putting others first.

Best Leadership Advice From My Career

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Top managers had a clear, realistic and strategic vision for how the company would grow and compete in the marketplace. This grass-roots approach helped ensure that the culture was shaped and influenced by employees and not only by top management.

Today's Leadership Lessons

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Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership ManagementAs leaders, let's take a few minutes today to be sure we are doing all of the following: 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say "Thank You" and sincerely mean it.

Leadership Tip: Wait 24 Hours Before Responding

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership SkillsAs a leader a time will come when you have to write an email, memo or letter to address an issue of great importance or concern to you.

Project Management Tips: Team

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By: Jett Winders , Program Manager, Charity Dynamics. As a nonprofit professional, you wear many hats, often including being a project manager for your organization’s technology projects. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management.

Five Leadership And Life Quotes From Manager 3.0

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Twenty years from now you will more be disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did." -- Mark Twain Manager 3.0 Brad Karsh Courtney Templin Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Manager 3.0

Today's Leadership Quotes

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How to Maintain Strong Leadership in Your Organization

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As the next generation of young nonprofit professionals gears up to take on new management positions, it’s imperative that you have a strong, ongoing leadership development program in place. Determine your leadership needs. Featured Nonprofit Management

Leading Versus Managing

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In his book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

The Top 20 Leadership Books For A New Manager

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A couple years ago, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager ?” within the discussion forum for the LinkedIn group Linked 2 Leadership. Blanchard The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John C.

Nonprofit Board Leadership: Advice for Companies and Nonprofits

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I recently had the pleasure of attending a Better World Leadership event in NYC at which Alice Korngold presented the findings of the 2018 Nonprofit Board Leadership Study. Alice emphasized the larger benefits that companies gain through nonprofit board leadership initiatives.

Arrogance in Nonprofit Leadership: It Just Doesn’t Belong Here

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I occasionally am exposed to a disease that shows up in nonprofit leadership: arrogance. . Yes, we need to invite confidence in the organization through our own portrayal of competency and leadership.

Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership: A Reflection

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The subject was capital campaign leadership and the panel of speakers was comprised of three of the most influential and successful volunteer fundraisers in our community. Nonprofit Management AFP capital campaign leadership nonprofit board of directors

How Are You Doing With Your Leadership New Year's Resolutions?

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership New Year New Year's ResolutionsNow that we are about half way through 2019, how are you doing with sticking with your New Year's resolutions? If you selected some from this list below, great.

Bedtime Stories For Managers

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Nights this month, unplug from your mobile phone and both enjoy and learn from Henry Mintzberg ’s 42 former blog posts compiled into his new book, Bedtime Stories for Managers. Some of my favorite takeaways are: Managers are important to the extent that they help other people be important.

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Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kristi Hedges Leadership Quotes

Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

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Note from Beth: Last year I was honored to partner with Kari Dunn Saratovksy from Third Plateau to facilitate an emerging leadership program to a cohort of leaders who were part of the Packard Foundation’s Science and Conservation portfolio of grantees. Flickr Image – ImageGroup.

Today's Leadership Thought

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Phyllis Diller Smile"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight." - Phyllis Diller.

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Quotes QuotesA vision will go nowhere unless the leader feels it in her bones.

Inspiring Leadership Quotes

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The leader of the future will be a person who knows how to ask.” -- Peter Drucker “Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” -- Dwight D. Eisenhower “Good leadership isn't about advancing yourself.

Experiential Leadership Development

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I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “ Reality Storytellers ” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation. How do our unique brands of leadership, our values and our perceptions of injustice contribute to our visions for a better future?

Six Maxims For Leadership

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Maxims I so appreciate this advice from William Arthur Ward , one of America''s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims: Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help.

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kristi Hedges Leadership Leadership Quotes

Today's Leadership Thought

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Today's Leadership Thought: "The ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve." - Albert Schweitzer. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Management

Today's Three Leadership Tips

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Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his book, co-authored with Patricia O'Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Tips

Today's Leadership Thoughts

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Joe Sweeney Leadership Leadership Thoughts Moving The NeedleTwo great thoughts from the book, Moving The Needle , by Joe Sweeney: If you have a big enough why , the how will take care of itself.

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes QuotesSome of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Highlights From The Book Leadership Conversations

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Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth page. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Leadership Conversations

Today's Leadership Thought

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Today's Leadership Thought

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Change Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." -- Charles Da rwin.

5 Ways Nonprofit Leadership Should Engage With Employees

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Image courtesy of Strategic Leadership Resources. One of the biggest complaints employees of nonprofit (and for-profits, for that matter) organizations have is the lack of transparency between management and the employees.

The Leadership Test

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One of my favorite books about leadership is The Leadership Test by Timothy R. Here are some important points from the book that are particularly powerful: Leadership is the process of influencing volunteers to accomplish good things. Only persuasion is leadership.

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Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

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The leader of the future will be a person who knows how to ask.” -- Peter Drucker “Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” -- Dwight D. Eisenhower “Good leadership isn't about advancing yourself.

Leadership Conversations

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Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

The 27 Challenges Managers Face

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How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? 27 Challenges Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership ManagementTake a look at the list below. And, how many do you believe you'll face this year?