Leadership Succession Planning
What’s Success Got to Do with It?
Co-authors: Jill Blair, Strategy and Organizational Consultant & Jeffrey M. Glebocki, Strategy + Action/Philanthropy
Leadership transitions are inevitable. They are natural moments of evolution and change that affect people and organizations. Leadership transitions can be disruptive and create a sense of loss – so much so that we often choose to avoid thinking ahead about them. Transitions can threaten the well-being of an organization by disturbing the picture of what the future was supposed to look like. On the flip side, leadership transitions can sometimes provide an opportunity for new beginnings and open the door to revitalized or increased engagement by board and staff.
It’s not just about education
I recently bumped into a friend – a smart person, thoughtful parent, good teacher – and someone who is now managing building-wide school improvement programs
First Things First Seeks New CEO
First Things First (FTF) is Arizona’s early childhood agency, committed to the healthy development and learning of young children from birth to age 5. FTF
Stories From The Spend Down Journey
I’m very pleased to share this blog on “stories from the spend down journey” which I wrote for the National Center for Family Philanthropy (published
5 Reasons Why It’s Hard to Give Money Away
What? It’s hard to give money away? That sounds preposterous, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, there are moments which complicate foundations’ abilities to provide funding. Here are
Bill Gates has his 2020 List, Here’s Mine
Bill Gates recently shared his list of “5 good books for a lousy year.” As I did in 2019, I’d like to share my own year-end