Ideas and Insights – April 4, 2017April 4, 2017
Every week, we set aside time to share and discuss articles on a wide range of topics — some are directly correlated to our daily work, while others keep us sharp and push our thinking. While we love to share and debate these ideas internally, we decided there’s even more value sharing them with our network. Here’s a look at some of what we’re consuming this week – please let us know what’s on your list!
- The War for Talent Is Over and Everyone Lost…or did they? What if instead, organizations got smarter about reimagining what leadership development means today. As the author suggests, how can we focus less on coaching to people’s strengths, and more on building one’s self awareness in order to lead others?
- Can sharing executive leadership really work in nonprofits? An interview with five leaders of progressive community organizations with shared leadership models – based on Compass Points two-year project to reflect on our role in the field of executive transition management.
- Not Leadership Material? Good. The World Needs Followers. The glorification of leadership skills, especially in college admissions, has emptied leadership of its meaning.
How Will The Rise Of Crowdfunding Reshape How We Give To Charity? Giving is easier than ever, but what does it mean when our giving is directed toward the most viral story?
- Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries. New research shows that developing countries send trillions of dollars more to the west than the other way around. Why?
- As budget negotiations unfold in Washington, this piece provides an in-depth look at the case for national service. A True ‘America First’ Budget Would Never Cut AmeriCorps.