Nonprofit Leadership What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader?
What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader? <ul><li>L over </li></ul><ul><li>E ducated </li></ul><ul><li>A ltruistic </li></ul><u...
A Great Nonprofit Leader is a Lover
<ul><li>Demonstrating love and respect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superiors </li></ul></ul><ul...
A Great Nonprofit Leader is Educated
<ul><li>Applying knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning is an ongoing process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning opportunit...
A Great Nonprofit Leader is Altruistic
<ul><li>Passionate about the mission </li></ul><ul><li>Helping others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At work as well as those outsi...
A Great Nonprofit Leader is a Dreamer
<ul><li>Making a big difference starts with a big vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision includes your life and your organiza...
A Great Nonprofit Leader is Effective
<ul><li>Motivating others by being effective in moving toward the vision </li></ul><ul><li>To be effective: </li></ul><ul>...
A Great Nonprofit Leader is a Risk Taker
<ul><li>Making a big impact by taking appropriate risks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks comparable to expected payoff </li></u...
What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader? <ul><li>L over </li></ul><ul><li>E ducated </li></ul><ul><li>A ltruistic </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Contact Information </li></ul><ul><li>Roger Carr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webs...
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What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader?

  1. 1. Nonprofit Leadership What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader?
  2. 2. What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader? <ul><li>L over </li></ul><ul><li>E ducated </li></ul><ul><li>A ltruistic </li></ul><ul><li>D reamer </li></ul><ul><li>E ffective </li></ul><ul><li>R isk Taker </li></ul>
  3. 3. A Great Nonprofit Leader is a Lover
  4. 4. <ul><li>Demonstrating love and respect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superiors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subordinates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Building trust </li></ul><ul><li>Practicing the Golden Rule </li></ul>
  5. 5. A Great Nonprofit Leader is Educated
  6. 6. <ul><li>Applying knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning is an ongoing process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On the job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Being a mentor </li></ul>
  7. 7. A Great Nonprofit Leader is Altruistic
  8. 8. <ul><li>Passionate about the mission </li></ul><ul><li>Helping others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At work as well as those outside </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Donating time and money to causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal benefits from unselfish acts </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. A Great Nonprofit Leader is a Dreamer
  10. 10. <ul><li>Making a big difference starts with a big vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision includes your life and your organization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Being creative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't limit yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Changing the world requires you to think big and inspire others </li></ul>
  11. 11. A Great Nonprofit Leader is Effective
  12. 12. <ul><li>Motivating others by being effective in moving toward the vision </li></ul><ul><li>To be effective: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important tasks first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build on your strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build on strengths of network </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. A Great Nonprofit Leader is a Risk Taker
  14. 14. <ul><li>Making a big impact by taking appropriate risks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks comparable to expected payoff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uncomfortable but very rewarding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Willing to make mistakes </li></ul>
  15. 15. What Makes A Great Nonprofit Leader? <ul><li>L over </li></ul><ul><li>E ducated </li></ul><ul><li>A ltruistic </li></ul><ul><li>D reamer </li></ul><ul><li>E ffective </li></ul><ul><li>R isk Taker </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Contact Information </li></ul><ul><li>Roger Carr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.EverydayGiving.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.EverydayGivingBlog.com </li></ul></ul>

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