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Organizational excellence depends on a capacity for practicing strategic leadership. This one-page overview describes seven essential elements of strategic leadership—seven areas of performance that determine an organization’s ability to achieve impact.
To achieve significant impact, a nonprofit organization must excel in seven areas of strategic leadership. This tool enables nonprofit stakeholders to assess how well their organization performs in each of those areas and how ready the organization is to scale its work.
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Eastside Prep, a high-performing nonprofit organization that equips disadvantaged students to thrive, is nimbly reckoning with the Covid-19 crisis, the struggle for racial justice, and other outsized challenges.
Friends of the Children, a high-performing nonprofit that works with disadvantaged youth across the United States, has turned its statement of support for the Black community into a program of real-world change.
Two exceptional nonprofits, Pratham and CAMFED, are turning the Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity to improve service delivery and access to education for students in India and Africa.
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Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey discuss their book Engine of Impact at an event hosted by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. John Hennessy, former president of the university, leads the discussion.
Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey explain the “seven essentials”— seven elements of strategic leadership that distinguish high-performing nonprofit organizations.
Bill Meehan and Kim Starkey discuss their book Engine of Impact during Alumni Weekend at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Jonathan Levin, dean of GSB, leads the discussion.