Resources

Leadership
Discovering Your Authentic Leadership, by Bill George, Peter Sims, Andrew N. McLean, and Diana Mayer. 

Governance
The Dynamic Board, by McKinsey & Company. 
Ten Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, by Richard T. Ingam. Board Development Insight Brief, by the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund.
The Inclusive Nonprofit Boardroom, from Nonprofit Quarterly. 

Strategy
Creating Your Nonprofit’s Future: Why Strategic Planning May Be the Most Important Thing Nonprofit Executive Directors Can Do, by Belinda Lyons-Newman. 
Good to Great and the Social Sectors, by Jim Collins.  The Strategic Plan is Dead, Stanford Social Innovation Review. 
What Is Strategy, by Michael E. Porter. 
How to Create an Effective Non-Profit Mission Statement, Harvard Business Review.

Change Management
The Inconvenient Truth About Change Management, by McKinsey & Company.
Switch, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.

Branding
The Role of Brand in the Nonprofit Sector, Stanford Social Innovation Review. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.

Financial Management
Ten Nonprofit Funding Models, Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Should Nonprofits Seek Profits? Harvard Business Review.
The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle, Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Fundraising
Underdeveloped- A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising, by CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund. 15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats, by Nonprofit Tech for Good

Collaboration and Networks
Needle-Moving Community Collaboratives, by The Bridgespan Group.
The Networked Nonprofit, Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Client-Centered Design
Listening to Those That Matter Most, the Beneficiaries, Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Design Thinking for Social Innovation, Stanford Social Innovation Review.
From Input to Ownership- How Nonprofits Can Engage with the People they Serve to Carry Out Their Missions, by The Bridgespan Group. 

Evaluation
Logic Model Development Guide, by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change, by Srik Gopalakrishnan, Hallie Preskill PhD, Shijie (SJ) Lu.  


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