Reintroducing Ourselves

May 7th, 2020
It may have been a long while since we’ve seen one another, or perhaps you may have spoken with us just days or minutes ago. With the current pandemic changing so many aspects of work and life so quickly, we are excited to share with you one positive change that is coming to fruition after a long period of gestation....Read more »

Interview with Debra Beck, EdD on shared leadership and strategic decision making in nonprofit boards

October 28th, 2015
This morning I was interviewed by Dr. Debra Beck about my dissertation research on shared leadership and strategic decision making in nonprofit boards of directors. It was a fun experience that reinforced to me how relevant this topic is to leaders who are trying to figure out how to make the best use of their board members’ expertise, insights, and relationships.... Read more »

Women in Leadership Winter 2015: Understanding Power from the Inside Out

February 15th, 2015
“Power is something we do all the time. It is more a process than a possession,” says Beth Roy, Ph.D., a longtime mediator in the San Francisco Bay Area. “If we are doing it all the time, we can have consciousness about the ways in which we give up power—often through assumptions about the way we are supposed to act and the way people are seeing us. We have the choice of buying into those views or we can recognize those transactions as what they are—exercises of power in opposition to us, and simply not agree.... Read more »

Trend-watching: The 2013 Philanthropy 400 and Navigating Rough Fundraising Waters

October 23rd, 2013
Boy, the fundraising reports just keep coming!  Yesterday my Chronicle of Philanthropy arrived with this year’s Philanthropy 400, a listing of the organizations raising the most money nationwide.  In light of the Urban Institute/AFP report we looked at the other day, it’s somewhat sobering news — if the top 400 are navigating rough waters in 2013, then you can bet it’s really tough going for the smaller organizations!... Read more »