Reading List

What Sets Successful CEOs Apart? by Elena Lytkina BotelhoKim Rosenkoetter PowellStephen KincaidDina Wan, Harvard Business Review - May/June Issue, 2017

What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’? by Michael Birshan, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink, McKinsey & Company - April 2017

Download GEO 2015 Strengthen Nonprofit Capacity Report by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations - February 5, 2017

How to Overcome Executive Isolation by Ron Ashkenas, Harvard Business Review - February 2, 2017

Advice for Nonprofit Leaders: How to Navigate an Unpredictable Political Landscape. by Peter Fissinger, Nonprofit News - January 30, 2017

Battle Lines Being Drawn Between Trump, Rest Of GOP, On Tax Reform: Where Do They Stand? by Tony Nitti , Forbes - January 19, 2017

Nonprofit Workplace Challenges Predicted for 2017 Nonprofit Times - January 6, 2017

Nonprofits Need to Stand Together to Push for Smart Public Policies by Tim Delaney and David L. Thompson, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - January 4, 2017

Nonprofits and Trump’s First 100 Days by Andy Segedin , Nonprofit Times - January 3, 2017

5 Fundraising Topics You’ll Need to Master in 2017 The Chronicle of Philanthropy - January 3, 2017

National Council of Nonprofits' 2017 Public Policy Agenda National Councl of Nonprofits - January, 2017

Uncertainty: D.C.-area nonprofits gear up for a Trump administration by Carolyn M. Proctor, Washington Business Journal - December 16, 2016

10 ways the nonprofit sector must adapt to the new reality by Vu Le, Nonprofit with Balls - November, 2016

Pausing to Acknowledge: Is There Election-Related Trauma in Your Workplace? by Ruth McCambridge, Nonprofit Quarterly - November 10, 2016

Heeding the Voice of the Woman Donor by Andrea Pactor, LinkedIn - November 3, 2016

Women Power and That Thing We Do  by Terrie Lupburger, The Huffington Post - October 10, 2016

Stop touting the crazy hours you work. It helps no one. by Jena McGregor, The Washington Post, On Leadership - September 1, 2016

Working more than 55 hours a week is bad for you–in many ways by Jena McGregor, The Washington Post, On Leadership - August 24, 2016

The weird thing that happens when you put more women in the boardroom by Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post, Wonkblog - May 24, 2016

Hey foundation trustees, come get a beer with us by Vu Le, Nonprofits with Balls - May 31, 2016

The Elements of Uncomfortable Work Conversations HRB Video - May 20, 2016

The Work Conversations We Dread the Most, According to Research by Kerry Jones, Harvard Business Review - April 11, 2016

Dear Business People, Please Stop Bizplaining Things to Us Nonprofit Folks, Nonprofit with Balls - March 21, 2016

Want to be a better leader? Observe more and react less by Manish Chopra, McKinsey Report - February, 2016

To Be an Authentic Leader, Practice Every Day by Bruce Jones, Harvard Business Review - February 16, 2016

Viewpoint: Greater Washington nonprofits can't keep working in isolation by Lisa Helfert, The Washington Business Journal - February 12, 2016

The Art and Science of Well Being at Work by Lucia Rahilly, McKinsey&Company - February 2016

10 Steps for Success as a Nonprofit CEO by Atul Tandon, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - February 11, 2016

How People Learn to become Resilient by Maria Konnikova, The New Yorker - February 11, 2016

To Better Copy with Stress Listen To Your Body by Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times - January 13, 2016

Empowered Women Are Changing Philanthropy. These Experts Explain How by Kiersten Marek, Inside Philanthropy - January 13, 2016

Research Based Ways to Win at Work by Sarah Green Carmichael, Harvard Business Review - December 28, 2105

Nine Leadership Books to Watch out for in 2016 by Jena McGregor, The Washington Post - December 28, 2015

Your grandmother was right. Slouching is bad for you–and maybe your career, by Jena McGregor, The Washington Post - December 16, 2015

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently, by Sydney Finkelstein, Harvard Business Review - November 27, 2015

Can Nonprofits Switch from Scarcity to Abundance Mindsets When It Comes to Self Care?, by Beth Kanter- November 27, 2015

What Generous People's Brains Do Differently by Nicole Torres, Harvard Business Review - October 1, 2015

From Anguish to Balance, Standfords Social Innovation Review - September 1, 2015

Scientists to Charities: You're doing it all Wrong, by Michael Anft, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - March 30, 2015

What Science Says About Fundraising, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - March 30, 2015

Better than Before, by Gretchen Rubin | March 2015

Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice, by Principles for Good - January 2015

Before the Law, by Jennifer Gonnerman | The New Yorker – 6 October 2014

Why I Hope to Die at 75, by Ezekiel J. Emanuel | The Atlantic – October 2014 

The Many, Many, Many Things You Should Say “No” to at Work, by David Zax | Fast Company – 10 October 2014

Be Nice. Fund Results. Minimize Hassle. Help Out, by Kevin Starr | The New York Times – 27 October 2014

How to Practice Self-compassion, by Emma Seppala | Spirituality & Health – 28 October 2014

Cultural Coaching: Knowing When to Shut Up, by Erin Meyer | Harvard Business Review — January 2014

A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis, by Antonio Spadaro | America: The National Catholic Review - 30 September 2013

Triple-Strength Leadership, by Nick Lovegrove and Matthew Thomas | Harvard Business Review - September 2013

Jonathan Klein of Getty Images, on Useful Critiques, by Adam Bryant | The New York Times – 28 September 2013

Six Ways to Grow Your Job, by Herminia Ibarra | HBR Blog Network - 25 September 2013

NOBODY’S LOOKING AT YOU: Eileen Fisher and the art of understatement, by Janet Malcolm | The New Yorker - 23 September 2013

Four Areas Where Leaders Should Focus, by Peter Bregman |  HBR Blog Network - 3 September 2013

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic | HBR Blog Network - 22 August 2013

It’s Time to Cut Through the Hype of Impact Investing, by William Burckart | The Chronicle of Philanthropy – 19 August 2013

Unease at the Clinton Foundation Over Finances and Ambitions, by Nicholas Confessore and Amy Chozick | The New York Times – 13 August 2013

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day, by Glenn Llopis | - 18 February 2013

Hanh LeGroupon’s CEO writes the best resignation letter ever, by Brad Plumer | The Washington Post WonkBlog – 1 March 2013

Leadership Renewal: From Good to Great, by Susan Collin Marks | Skoll World Forum and Forbes - 9 April 2013

The Flip Manifesto, by Daniel H. Pink | PDF download | 2012

Collective Impact, by John Kania & Mark Kramer | Stanford Social Innovation Review – Winter 2011

How Will You Measure This Year?, by Henna Inam | The Glass Hammer – 16 December 2011

The Purpose of Power, by Gary Hamel – reviewing the book Power: Why Some People Have It – And Others Don’t by Jeffrey Pfeffer | Wall St. Journal: Gary Hamel’s Management 2.0 – 11 May 2011

The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin | March 2011

Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything, by Tony Schwartz | HBR Blog Network - 24 August 2010

Book review of Lincoln on Leadershipby Donald T Phillips | 3 March 2010

Managing Yourself: How to Save Good Ideas An Interview with John P. Kotter, by Jeff Kehoe | Harvard Business Review - Oct 2010

Social Intelligence and the Biology of Leadership, by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis | Harvard Business Review - September 2008

Discovering Your Authentic Leadership, by Bill George, Peter Sims, Andrew N. McLean, and Diana Mayer | Harvard Business Review - February 2007

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time, by Tony Schwartz & Catherine McCarthy | Harvard Business Review – October 2007

In Praise of the Incomplete Leader, by Deborah Ancona, Thomas W. Malone, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and Peter M. Senge | Harvard Business Review - February 2007

Managing Oneself , by Peter F. Drucker | Harvard Business Review – January 2005

Brave Leadership in Organizational Conflict, by Kenneth Bailey | Nonprofit Quarterly - 21 December 2003

Leadership on the Line – chapter review of the book, by Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linsky | June 2003

Venture Capital Firm Invests in Start-Ups With a Social Mission, by Sarah Max | Nonprofit Quarterly - 21 December 2003

The Quiet Leader – and How to Be One, by Martha Lagace reviewing the book, The Quiet Leader by Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr. | Harvard Business School Working Knowledge – 11 February 2002

Why Should Anyone Be Led By Youby Robert Goffee and Gareth Jones | Harvard Business Review - September 2000

Leaders Who Listen, By William E. Halal | Executive Excellence - February 1998

The Skimm, by Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg | Daily News Blog

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