Nonprofit Leadership Deficit: Protecting Sacred Cows
In 2006, Bridgespan produced a report whose predictions shocked many people.
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Prediction one: between then and 2016, the nonprofit sector was going to need to find 640,000 new executives to fill vacated positions.
Prediction two: by 2016, we would need to find almost 80,000 such individuals per year. The bursting of that bubble was delayed by the Great Recession. But it would appear now that a slow burst has begun. Executive transitions are upon us.
There is no question that a nonprofit is Read more
Leadership under Milennials?
Are we getting lazier? Or, have we always been a lazy sector? I’m really not sure of the answer, but I know we need to confront it.
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This past week, I read 108 mission statements, the result of an assignment I’d given to two of my classes: one in La Salle’s Masters program in Nonprofit Leadership and the other in our MBA program. To be sure, two very different groups of students.
The assignment was to pick any three mission statements of the student’s Read more