Sub-contractor: Loyal performer Partner to government or 3 rd party payors Vertical accountability within a field Task orientation Clear expectations Fidelity to past decisions Compliance to funding conditions
Network: Interactive responder Independent voice and mobilizer Oriented to constituency and democratic participation Information generous Sense of community ownership Interactive decision making Relational goal-setting
5 Challenges Nonprofit Leaders Need to Confront Financing Structuring Engaging Governing Advocating
Financing: How are resources assembled?
Structuring: How do we organize ourselves?
Governing: Where does board attention lie?
Discuss in Groups of Three… How have you seen this tension play out in your organization? Among staff? Among staff? Among staff and board? Among staff and board? With funders? With funders? How are these conflicts resolved? What could you do if you change perspective?
Engaging: How do we get input?
Advocating: How is the agenda set?
Leadership: Seeing with a new perspective Flickr: Auntie P Flickr: Frankz Flickr: Juan Eduardo Donoso
Practical Leadership: A Balanced Approach Jon Pratt Jodi Sandfort June 4, 2009