Articles posted by "Ann Starr"

An Exciting Partnership for Board Summit

MC’s Director of Learning & Leadership, Ann Starr, sat down with The New Philanthropist’s Co-Founder and Board Leader, Mando Rayo, to find out why diversity in boards is so important.  

Why You SHOULD Take It Personally

Of all that makes up a nonprofit, people have the greatest influence on the organization. So, what can you do to be your best? Take your leadership development personally.

The Human Capital Behind Mission Capital

Ann Starr talks about Mission Capital’s greatest asset, its greatest form of “capital,” its staff.

The Impact of Examining Impact

As we know, figuring out the best way to measure the impact of nonprofit work can be tough. It is not enough to have good metrics in place and to evaluate program outcomes against them.

Who Cares if Central Texas Has Too Many Nonprofits?

Back in 2009, when Greenlights released the “Does Central Texas Have Too Many Nonprofits?” report, many were surprised to learn that we counted 6,000+ nonprofits in our MSA, or more organizations per capita than any other city in the Southwest.

What Really Works in “Leadership Development”?

I recently learned about the 70/20/10 approach to developing a person’s skills in a great Blue Avocado interview with Kirk Kramer of the Bridgespan Group.