Leadership and Personal Development

The Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2014 EXCEL Award

Competition for the Center's Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2014 EXCEL Award opened on June 20 and nominations were accepted through 5:00 pm on July 18. The Selection Committee will complete the three-step judging process, with winners announced at the Center's Annual Celebration. 

Nominations for the EXCEL Award are now closed.

Recognize an Outstanding Nonprofit Leader

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is now accepting nominations for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2013 EXCEL Award. Nominations are due by 5:00 pm on July 12, 2013. Access the online nomination form.

This competitive award spotlights up to three outstanding nonprofit leaders in the Washington metropolitan area for outstanding nonprofit chief executive leadership. Read more »

Center Graduates 2013 Class of Emerging Leaders

Please join the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in congratulating its seventh class of emerging nonprofit leaders on their successful completion of Project LEAP. Read more »

Good Project Management: Preparing the Scope Statement

August 2, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Julia Keleher, Owner, Keleher and Associates, LLA
Course Objective: Gain an understanding of how to draft a project scope description, acceptance criteria, deliverables, exclusions, constraints and assumptions
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Effective Decision-Making: Best Practices of Successful Leaders and Managers

July 25, 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Hilary Joel, WJ Consulting, LLC
Course Objective: Create a template for effectively making organizational decisions

Participants will leave this session equipped with practical tactics and tools that will make them more effective and strategic in all aspects of individual and group decision-making – including timing, prioritization, objectivity, bias awareness, communications/inclusion, roles, expectations management, implementation, and tracking. Read more »

Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

How to Present Skillfully and Tactfully

July 19, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Daniel Mushala, Daniel Mushala International, Inc.
Course Objective: Design presentations that inform and persuade. Learn techniques to keep your audience engaged.
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Spotlight on Leadership: Martha’s Table

In April, 20-year Center member Martha’s Table welcomed Patty Stonesifer as the organization’s new President and CEO. Patty's previous experience includes Chair of the White House Council for Community Solutions and ten years as the founding CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We talked with Patty about her journey to Martha’s Table and look forward to working with her in her new role.

Tell us a bit about Martha's Table and how the community benefits from your services. Read more »

2013 Best Practices Celebration

May 23, 2013 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

This event is SOLD OUT. Sign up for e-news or follow us on Twitter for news from the Celebration. Read more »

Location: 
The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071

Negotiation Skills for Nonprofit Managers

May 1, 2013 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Faculty Member: Steve Altman, Altman Dispute Resolution Services Read more »

Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Sherrie Borden, CAE, CPC

Sherrie Borden partners with clients to find and achieve career and life transitions and balance with purpose and integrity. Sherrie understands how important the integration of physical and emotional health is to personal and workplace well-being. She motivates clients to discover and achieve their true potential, facilitating the transition from negativity and stagnation to positive energy and success. Read more »

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