We at Third Sector Company are grateful for the work of Carter G. Woodson to found a nonprofit organization with a lasting legacy of social good over 100 years running. We also celebrate the numerous contributions of African American and Black people throughout our communities that shape history and lead us in into a better future.
Finding the right leader for your nonprofit is one of the decisions that impact the future of any organization. Nonprofits face the unique challenge of working with paid employees and volunteers, creating a unique challenge in orchestrating a successful transition.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access: Our First Steps on a Long Road Recently, the Third Sector Company convened a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) Strategy Task Force with the purpose to bring awareness to definitions and agreements in our community around social justice and freedom from oppressive conditions in the United States present
What Is Succession Planning? Find a Common Understanding In our experience, when someone uses the “S-Word” in a nonprofit organization or board agenda it really means: “It is time for somebody to go.” Imagine if you are an executive director, serving for 25 years, and then at a board meeting somebody raises their
HOW INTERIM LEADERS CAN TAP INTO THE POWER OF HUMILITY Reflections from the August 19 Interim Executives Roundtable with Dr. Marilyn Gist By Mike Mitchell, CAE I have always been a fan of business thought leader Jim Collins because of something that is very personal to me. In his book Good to Great,
When employees leave an organization and there is no succession plan in place, it can take a big toll on any entity. Here's why it is crucial to have a succession plan for nonprofit organizations.
It appears that classroom learning alone is not yielding any measurable progress in Diversity and Inclusion. The steps that need to be taken must go deeper.
Executive Leadership Research and Evaluation Methodologies The Third Sector Company, Inc. uses three types of evaluation research to further understand the practice of professional interim executive management services for the nonprofit sector as well as gauge consumer buying patterns related to the purchasing of interim executive management services by representatives of the nonprofit sector. The
Diversity and inclusion are key in the nonprofit sector, especially in the current political climate. Learn Jeffrey Wilcox's take on diversity and inclusion, and how nonprofits must be the example.
The practice of skillful short-term executive leadership for nonprofit organizations is in the midst of a significant landscape change from its traditional beginnings. Learn more about these ongoing changes in the nonprofit sector.