Leadership Transitions: The Importance of Clarifying Goals and Supporting Change

DRG president David Edell with activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership on Nov. 20, 2016 in Chicago, IL. Photo courtesy of Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership. Photo by Dan Rest. Read More …

The Hard Skills That Got You Here Won’t Get You There

When boards are considering the skills that they need in their next leader, most of the time, the hard skills are the focus of the first set of interviews. Can the candidate raise money for the organization? Do they have Read More …

Moving From Dissonance to Harmony: Managing Conflict on the Board

Power struggles, miscommunication, and differences of opinion are bound to show up on any nonprofit board and can intensify when an organization is undergoing an executive transition. When conflict arises, one’s first instinct might be to avoid it, but conflict Read More …