The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 114: Leadership in the Connected Office

Connection Cafe

What is leadership? Knowing that management is directive and leadership is connective is a great place to start, but social good leaders often struggle with understanding and balancing these two. Topics Discussed in This Episode: What fundraising leadership is really about.

Three Roles of the Nonprofit CFO that Lead to Mission Success

Connection Cafe

Over the years, my experience in a variety of financial leadership roles has led me to the following hypothesis: nonprofit finance is critical to mission success. I wanted to look beyond the normal job description of the role to understand it on a more personal basis.

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The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Edward M.

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In Defense of Community Managers

Amy Sample Ward

But, operating as a community organizer or manager is such a filling and critical role for programs, platforms and even campaigns to be successful that the idea of herding cats turns into searching youtube for cutest kitten videos. I wanted to share the short “defense&# of Community Managers that I wrote to get your feedback as well as to gather your ideas, examples and so on of why Community Managers are important to our work! In Defense of Community Managers.

The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. Marshall Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership

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Advisory Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Slowing down the hiring process to help you better choose the right candidate for any role, every time. Acknowledging people for their individual contributions and getting to know them beyond their roles. Flashback to three years ago.because this book is so, so good!

Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

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.

50 Leadership Tips In 132 Pages

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The authors of this leadership book recommend that you don't read their book cover to cover. That's because I found, The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters, each highlighting a leadership tip.

The Different Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

The Future Role of the CIO in the NonProfit

NTEN

In both the private and in the nonprofit sectors, the role of the technology department has always been to provide technology as a service, but if the functional areas of an organization that the IT department traditionally service can get this from the cloud, why do we need a technology department? Change Management changing role of CIO Leadership nonprofit management nonprofit technology leadership nptech Organizational Culture organizational structure Staffing Strategy IT Staff

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Roles & Policies For Your Social Media Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Social Media For Leaders Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Media Roles Social Media PoliciesIncreasingly, more companies are forming teams of employees to oversee their social media responsibilities.

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The 7 Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. Edward M.

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Realignment #6: Relationship-Driven Leadership

SocialFish

Instead it is highly dependent on a new type of leadership—not only of the CEO level but of stakeholders throughout the organization. All paths are enabled by people, catalyzed and guided by those in leadership positions. “ The Next Phase of Association Leadership.

Today's Thoughts About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Hanson a few years ago where he offered these keen observations about leadership: The longer the contact with those you offer leadership to, the more scrutiny you will receive and the more self-disciplined you must be.

How Would You Rate Your Prospect Management System?| Part 3

Connection Cafe

Referring back to my previous blog in July , I am completing a series that outlines the various levels of prospect management we encounter with our clients. If you purchase a module within your CRM system for prospect management, then make sure the software company offers training.

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Realignment #6: Relationship-Driven Leadership

SocialFish

Instead it is highly dependent on a new type of leadership—not only of the CEO level but of stakeholders throughout the organization. All paths are enabled by people, catalyzed and guided by those in leadership positions. “ In the age of knowledge work, leadership has become more essential as well as more complex than earlier times,” leadership expert Michael Maccoby writes in his book, The Leaders We Need and What Makes Us Follow (Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2007).

Observations About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Hanson a couple years ago where he offered these keen observations about leadership: The longer the contact with those you offer leadership to, the more scrutiny you will receive and the more self-disciplined you must be. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

50 Chapters About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters , each highlighting a leadership tip. Nothing is more frustrating than working for a manager who does not communicate organizational or community information.

The Seven Roles And Responsibilities Of A Collaborative Leader When Leading Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. Marshall Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Edward M.

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The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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?

The Little Book Of Leadership Development

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That's because I found, The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters, each highlighting a leadership tip. This book seems ideal for busy managers who don't have lots of time to read leadership books.

4 Nonprofit Volunteer Leadership Techniques

TechImpact

Leadership is a trait found in so few people it’s awe worthy when witnessed. The rest of must work at leadership. Provide space for work to be done collaboratively and make sure you, or your project managers, aren’t holed up in offices. By visually representing the role they’re playing you’ll surely light a fire under them. The post 4 Nonprofit Volunteer Leadership Techniques appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

Strategies for Nonprofits to Plan and Manage a Successful Leadership Transition

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Charlaina Baker Spring 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Nonprofit executives play a critical role in the performance of the organizations they lead. Engage Interim Leadership. Build Leadership Pipelines.

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The Art Of Change Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the new book, Cheryl Cran.

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Best New Leadership Book Of 2015

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Slowing down the hiring process to help you better choose the right candidate for any role, every time. Acknowledging people for their individual contributions and getting to know them beyond their roles.

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

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

The Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her new book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Book Highlights: The Leadership Contract

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Truly accountable leadership is the only way to build an organization that can survive and thrive in our increasingly complicated world," says Vince Molinaro , author of his revised and updated bestseller, The Leadership Contract.

How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

Connection Cafe

As a former grant manager who works on a daily basis with grant-makers, the complex, creative, diverse world of fundraising has been incredible to me. Both fundraisers and grants managers are at the center of it all, often managing many different stakeholders throughout the grantmaking cycle.

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Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Mobile Commons

Jed Alpert, Co-founder and Managing Director of Mobile Commons had the honor of delivering the opening remarks to those in attendance. The post Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? a management research and training firm. Tulgan is the author of, It''s Okay to Be the Boss and Managing Generation X. Take a look at the list below.

Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Phillips, includes many more leadership lessons from Lincoln in his fascinating book, Lincoln on Leadership , where Phillips presents 15 of Lincoln''s leadership statements in today''s vernacular.

Leadership Development Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That's because I found, The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters, each highlighting a leadership tip. Nothing is more frustrating than working for a manager who does not communicate organizational or community information. This book seems ideal for busy managers who don't have lots of time to read leadership books.

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How Measurement and Training Can Play a HUGE Role

NonProfit Hub

It [ Gallup Q12 ] helps the supervisors here and the leadership team see that even though we always score very highly on that [one of the areas], there’s always an area where you’re not doing as well.

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Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

In my other life, I serve as the Executive Director of a volunteer-run nonprofit that is focused on youth leadership development. During the discussion, the nominating committee had a good-spirited debate about the role of the board of directors. Roles Can Be Duplicative.

Leadership Lessons From Lincoln

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Phillips, includes many more leadership lessons from Lincoln in his fascinating book, Lincoln on Leadership , where Phillips presents 15 of Lincoln's leadership statements in today's vernacular.

Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Phillips, includes many more leadership lessons from Lincoln in his fascinating book, Lincoln on Leadership , where Phillips presents 15 of Lincoln's leadership statements in today's vernacular.

Spring Break Leadership Book Recommendations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Smith explains why storytelling has emerged as a vital skill for every leader and manager. AMA Business Boot Camp -- Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career.

2015's Top Leadership Blog Posts

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In case you missed them last year, here they are: Business And Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me High-Performing Teams Are Made Of This Fail Fast Or Win Big How To Be A Better Listener: 10 Tips The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader.

Exciting Benetech Leadership News!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We have a great addition to our leadership team at Benetech. Betsy Beaumon, formerly of BEA Systems and numerous other high tech roles (including founding her own social enterprise in the 1990s), has joined us as our new Vice President and General Manager of Literacy Programs. I'm particularly excited about Benetech's continued strengthening of our management team.

The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? a management research and training firm. Tulgan is the author of, It's Okay to Be the Boss and Managing Generation X. Take a look at the list below.

Engaging Volunteers in Technical Roles

NTEN

Volunteers are the lifeblood of many a nonprofit, and there are many ways you can engage them in technical roles – but it requires a special skill set to manage them. We'll explore the pros and cons of a volunteer workforce supporting technology at our upcoming webinar, "Engaging Volunteers in Technical Roles". Would you trust a volunteer to help maintain your organization's servers? Okay, probably not, but what about taking out an iPad to collect constituent data?

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