Gender equality in salaries starts with us

Gender equality in salaries starts with us

Years ago, I was the only male on a fundraising team. In a staff meeting, we were talking about hiring a new position. The staff kept calling the prospective person "her." So, being an advocate of gender equality, I playfully inserted, "Or him!" Their answer floored...

A master class in communication – humor and silence

A master class in communication – humor and silence

Being a leader means being ever committed to improving your communication skills. And how to deliver a joke so that people laugh with you, not despite you. Thankfully, speaker, comedian, and Second City alum Ron Tite shares a 3-minute master class from a performance...

It’s not cheating – a thought on goal setting

Just a thought about setting this year's goals: you're not cheating if you are listing goals you know will be accomplished. Leadership is hard. Be sure to give yourself full credit for all you are accomplishing! Happy New Year!

How to never miss a nonprofit’s Facebook update

How to never miss a nonprofit’s Facebook update

Do you wish your board members would like and share your nonprofit's Facebook updates? Here's a short video (only 25 seconds!) that will show them how to set your nonprofit's page notifications first! An easy way for boards to help Facebook is designed to show people...

What target are you giving your focus?

What target are you giving your focus?

Looking for something in the garage today, I found myself saying, "I'm not seeing it." Every where I looked, I said, "I'm not seeing it here." When I moved things and looked, I said, "I'm not seeing it here." It got to the point where I'd stopped looking for the...

Sometimes leadership comes from a different perspective

Sometimes leadership comes from a different perspective

My son showed this Pixar short. And I thought about how well this short applies to nonprofit leadership. Watch the film. And be encouraged. Leading can feel like you're just hit by wave after wave. But sometimes, that's exactly what gives you the perspective that...

#LeadWithPurpose Twitterchat

#LeadWithPurpose Twitterchat

Next Wednesday, I'll be joining Blackbuad's CEO Mike Gianoni and leadership expert Lisa McLoed in a Twitter chat for leaders. We're calling it #LeadWithPurpose. This wide ranging chat will cover questions like: What does it take to lead with purpose? How can you bring...

Announcing the Concord Leaders Podcast

Announcing the Concord Leaders Podcast

Being a nonprofit CEO is one of the most challenging positions. Here at The Concord Leadership Group, we want to help. And one of the best ways we've found to help CEOs is by connecting them with each other. So we're going to help. The Concord Leaders Podcast We're...

What is the BEST thing a nonprofit CEO can do?

What is the BEST thing a nonprofit CEO can do?

Being a nonprofit CEO or executive director can be one of the most overwhelming positions. Not only do you have the normal audiences of staff and clients to serve, you have your board and even donors. Your plate is filled with tasks and to-do's! Yet often, it feels...

Claim your copy of Wake Up Call - the 2018 Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report

"Proper scientific research is so rare in the charity sector. This report truly adds to the body of knowledge that nonprofit leaders can trust and use. Those who digest this report and plan strategies around its findings will be leading the best charities of the future!"

- Jay B. Love, Chief Relationship Officer
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