Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Sep 14 2016 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing
Patience and resolve are at the heart of David Stroh’s model in his new book Systems Thinking for Social Change. → More
Mar 01 2016 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer
A new report finds that the impending shift in nonprofit leadership in New England threatens a sector that already suffers from fundamental structural deficits and a lack of investment. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 10 2016 | By Heather Harker, Director of Programs
Our colleagues at the Building Movement Project worked with exiting and incoming leaders as well as transition consultants nationally—including a group of TSNE’s consultants and executive transition experts—to create this practical report (with tools!) to... → More
Categories: Leadership
Jun 17 2015 | By Hez Norton, Director of Partnerships and Leadership Initiatives, TSNE MissionWorks
TSNE MissionWorks' newly released report Leadership New England: Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector, based on responses from more than 1,200 executive directors and board members from the six New England states, issues a wakeup call for the... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 27 2014 | By Heather Harker and Hez Norton
TSNE’s Executive Transitions Program managers Heather Harker and Hez Norton tell you what to expect when your executive director says she or he is leaving. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene, Consultant
A client once described me as a “bulldog with no teeth.” She meant it as a compliment! Along with a colleague, I was working with this client to support her commitment to diversity and inclusion. Yet as intentional as she was, she was also fearful and subtly... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack
The Power of Questions was the topic of a workshop here at the NonProfit Center led by TSNE’s manager of organizational learning, Larry Peers. This topic is a particular interest of mine, so I’d like to share some content from the seminar with you and pose... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell
Portions of this piece are taken from an upcoming book focused on leadership in the domestic violence movement. → More
Categories: Leadership
Oct 13 2012 | By TSNE
Center to Support Immigrant Organizing (CSIO), an intermediary organization that supports individuals and organizations that cultivate immigrant leadership in social change organizing, launched its third Grassroots Leadership Institute on October 16, 2012, in... → More
Categories: Leadership
Mar 05 2010 | By Deborah Linnell, Zora Radosevich and Jonathan Spack
The guide for successful nonprofit management, written for and by nonprofit leaders. → More
Categories: Leadership

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