Navigating Identity in Nonprofit Leadership

Nonprofit Quarterly | July 14, 2017

Navigating social identity, or the various attributes and beliefs that make us different from others, can be tricky in the nonprofit workplace, but doing so is critical to leading effectively. As part of a leadership development training that Community Resource Exchange (CRE) conducts with nonprofit managers called the High Performing Managers Initiative, we recently invited more than 40 emerging leaders to reflect on the question of how identity matters to their leadership. Several themes emerged that serve as a lesson to all of those in leadership at nonprofits.

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Highlights from the presentation on Tax Policy, Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and the Implications of Tax Reform featuring professor Ray Madoff. Madoff’s areas of expertise includes philanthropy policy and wealth inequality and taxes. A regular commentator on a number of these topics.

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Highlights from the presentation on Tax Policy, Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and the Implications of Tax Reform featuring professor Ray Madoff. Madoff’s areas of expertise includes philanthropy policy and wealth inequality and taxes. A regular commentator on a number of these topics.

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