The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 109: The Finance Team’s Role in a Connected Office

Connection Cafe

Listen in to hear Russell and host Steve MacLaughlin talk about the crucial role of finance in mission success, how and why the finance team should build relationships with other departments, and the importance of investing for the long term. Topics Discussed in This Episode: The importance of financial leadership in mission success. Why organization leadership can’t operate in a vacuum. Article: Three Roles of the Nonprofit CFO that Lead to Mission Success.

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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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!

Nonprofit Board Leadership: Advice for Companies and Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

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.

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.

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 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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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.

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 #CultureChat: The Role of Core Values in Culture

SocialFish

so we decided to do this month’s #CultureChat on that topic: the role of core values in culture. Leadership? My post last week about Core Values got quite a bit of attention (thank you for the mention, SmartBrief!),

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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).

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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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. 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. True leaders are naturals. The lead because it is all they know. We must take time out of days to ensure we are being the effective leaders.

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.

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. This book seems ideal for busy managers who don't have lots of time to read leadership books.

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 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.

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

Mobile Commons

All people had to do was follow the hashtag #SM4NP in order to receive real time events on the conference’s going ons, and to participate with the thought leadership and takeaways present at the conference.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Building My Leadership Tribe in the American Express Leadership Academy

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Sadhna Bokhiria Class 11 American Express Leadership Academy Chief Operating Officer of Kapoor Foundations. Prior to the ASU Lodestar Center’s American Express Leadership Academy , I was somewhat of an education junkie. When I started the program with American Express Leadership Academy, I was not sure what to expect, but our first day single-handedly set the tone for the incredible 10 months ahead.

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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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.

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. This book seems ideal for busy managers who don't have lots of time to read leadership books. And, it would be a great first book to share with managers new to their leadership role. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Leadership Develolpment

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.

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community. The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development.

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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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Spring Break Leadership Book Recommendations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

AMA Business Boot Camp -- Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career. Reilly, this is the book for brushing up on your leadership skills, or learning what to do in your new leadership role.

Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

In the 2016 Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report, Marc Pitman found that 77 percent, or 3 out of 4 nonprofits, said they did not have formal succession planning in place. The post Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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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.

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.

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.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance / Orlando, FL/ $625. USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / TBD. Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership. Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership. It's finally here!

Succession Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

In the 2016 Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report, Marc Pitman found that 77 percent, or 3 out of 4 nonprofits, said they did not have formal succession planning in place. The post Succession Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Five Leadership And Business Books To Read This Fall

Eric Jacobsen Blog

AMA Business Boot Camp -- Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career. Reilly, this is the book for brushing up on your leadership skills, or learning what to do in your new leadership role.

Nonprofits/Web2.0, Role of Technology Steward, and Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo from Photocappy in flickr - a cc "by" license. I'm headed to the UK in January for the Lasa conference and will be presenting with David Wilcox. I'm hoping to also meet Nick Booth and maybe Steve Bridger too!)

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