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Philanthropy for 2022: 5 Strategies To Inspire Giving in a New Year

As we begin a New Year, it’s a valuable time to reevaluate our fundraising programs and set ambitious yet attainable goals to inform our work over the next 12 months. As nonprofit leaders, we must have a forward-thinking vision for the future that drives our strategic priorities while buil…

Finding the Right Balance — and Flexibility — in Your Leadership Style

It’s an outdated idea that a leader should adopt a fixed leadership style that’s agnostic to the specific context in which he or she is operating. A single approach to leadership is not going to meet the myriad of challenges that today’s leaders face. Thus, rather than perfecting a “…

Adaptable and Adaptive: Two Great but Distinct Leadership Concepts

Adaptability is one component in a constellation of interdependent leadership (and life) skills. Judaism, for example, has been adaptable. It has also remained rooted in significant ways so that it still makes sense to call it Judaism, 2,000 years of change later. While Adaptability is being…

9 Leadership Lessons From the Best Boss I Ever Had

The best leaders are acutely aware of the impact they have on people and recognize that leadership is about helping people become their very best. Leadership isn’t a job. Leadership is a responsibility. What makes a leader extraordinary? Here are the leadership lessons from the best boss …

5 Strategies from a Psychiatrist for Dealing with Difficult People

“Fine.” If you’ve ever used that word to end a conversation, then you have enough experience dealing with difficult people to know it isn’t enjoyable.

It’s no secret that one of the most cited reasons for disliking a job is the people we work with. But instead of leaving one job j…