Tag: leadership


#TimeToLead: Enhancing Women’s Leadership Development

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Jul 2020

#TimeToLead: Enhancing Women’s Leadership Development

Written by: Ray Eskritt, Christina Labarca & Lauren Phillips This fall, three of Carleton’s Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership graduate students excitedly embarked on their Capstone project, conducting research for ONN regarding the state of women’s leadership development in Ontario. As noted by ONN, the need for supporting women in nonprofits is clear, with the sector being women majority, but not women-led. Our research indicates that...

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Supporting emerging leaders through decent work

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Sep 2019

Supporting emerging leaders through decent work

Nonprofits play the long game when it comes to achieving their mission. They work hard to build relationships with funders and stakeholders, and to establish roots in the communities they serve. Success also requires sustaining a work culture that attracts, supports, and retains young workers to ensure the stability of the sector for years to come.  At ONN, we believe that decent work practices play...

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Network Weaving 101: What your network role says about you

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Feb 2019

Network Weaving 101: What your network role says about you

By: John Saunders One key strength to network building is that anyone can do it. In fact, most of us are already weavers to different extents, even if (like me) you might feel you still have a lot to learn. Everyone can develop leadership capacities and play a vital role in network development and growth. And as the leadership capacities of members grow, so too...

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The value of followship

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Mar 2017

The value of followship

What would you think if I told you that you should become a Follower? From childhood, we are taught the value of leadership. We are encouraged to develop our skills in leadership, from the classroom to the workplace. Often, the benefits of leadership are tied to ideas of individual success. I will lead. I will take charge. I will be successful. What we can often...

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The groundwork for leadership across generations

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Feb 2017

The groundwork for leadership across generations

Have we been here before? Last year, inequality, challenges to democracy, and labour force reform weighed on the minds of many nonprofit workers. Past generations were no strangers to similar problems, albeit under different conditions. Some of us may take comfort in seeing patterns in history to help understand how and why we repeat, recycle, or renew them. We would be remiss if we did...

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Time to roll up our sleeves and lead

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Dec 2016

Time to roll up our sleeves and lead

As with many in the nonprofit sector here in Canada, over the last month our team has watched our US nonprofit counterparts struggle with what the new administration will mean for their organizations, their communities and the role of the nonprofit sector in the country. As public benefit organizations, we are closely connected to communities with an ear to the ground – seeing firsthand when...

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Leadership In Changing Times: Trends For A Bright Sector Future

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Dec 2015

Leadership In Changing Times: Trends For A Bright Sector Future

The following is an excerpt from ONN’s newly-released report, Leadership In Changing Times The vast majority of charities and nonprofit organizations operate locally and are rooted in their communities. Each plays a small part, but together they make Canada a vibrant place to live, work and play. We take it for granted that local citizens, on seeing a need—whether for a local swim club, a...

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