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Nonprofits’ Role in Indian Boarding Schools: An Opportunity to Tell the Truth and Heal

Board Source

In May, the world looked on in horror as a mass grave of 215 children’s remains was located using ground-penetrating radar at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia, Canada.

Moving from Voice to Power

Board Source

“The recognition that organizational power and voice must be authorized by those impacted by the organization’s work.”. These words come from BoardSource’s new way of framing the role of nonprofit governing boards.

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What Boards Can Learn from the Story of Nikole Hannah-Jones

Board Source

We live in an age where it can be challenging to keep up with the increasing speed of news cycles while managing our own busy day-to-day lives.

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Purpose-Driven Leadership - Lessons from GEO's Racial Equity Journey

Board Source

Leadership within the social sector today is as challenging as ever.

How Zoom Uses AI to Ramp up Sales Certification and Proficiency

Zoom were struggling to ensure that sales reps around the world - with different levels of experience and proficiency – were getting certified on updated messaging. Traditional methods were unexciting, time-consuming and ineffective! But using a new innovative method driven by AI, Zoom managed to: Achieve 100% participation for their certification program, increase the number of practice sales conversations performed by each employee, and standardize feedback and scoring of practice sessions. Find out how in Second Nature’s Customer Case Study!

Getting to the “Heart” of Racial Equity

Board Source

There’s a lovely expression that many of us in the Black community use when we want to repair strained relationships with each other; it’s an expression that always moves me when I hear it.

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Building the Boards We Need

Board Source

For almost 30 years, I’ve been part of a sector-wide conversation about the lack of diversity on nonprofit boards and the need to do better. In retrospect, I realize that our initial arguments were grounded primarily in a belief in the importance of representation.

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The Healing Potential of the Nonprofit Sector

Board Source

Today is the National Day of Racial Healing , which takes place each year the day after Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Billy Shore Responds to Purpose-Driven Board Leadership Framework

Board Source

Billy Shore of Share Our Strength , the parent organization for the No Kid Hungry campaign, responds to BoardSource’s CEO, Anne Wallestad's new way of framing the nonprofit board’s role, and a call for what we’ve termed “Purpose-Driven Board Leadership.”. “

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The Value of Lived Experience

Board Source

A couple of years ago, I attended a national conference of government officials focused on advancing racial equity in their communities.

An Innovative & Creative Problem Solver Approach to Selling in the Medical Device Space

Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

Billy Shore Responds to Purpose-Driven Board Leadership Framework

Board Source

Billy Shore of Share Our Strength , the parent organization for the No Kid Hungry campaign, responds to BoardSource’s CEO, Anne Wallestad's new way of framing the nonprofit board’s role, and a call for what we’ve termed “Purpose-Driven Board Leadership.”. “

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A Message to My Fellow White Board Chairs

Board Source

She was a colleague, but more than a colleague; we were friends—work friends, but friends nonetheless. I admired her from the moment I met her. I was in my early 30s and in my first administrator post—still a tad naïve and, in hindsight, overly confident without much experience to back it up.

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A Moment to Change

Board Source

This past month has been full of tragedy and sadness. We watched in horror as a Black man was murdered by the police in broad daylight, and the pain and anger of 400 years of violence and injustice against African-Americans poured out onto the streets of every major city in this country.

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Nonprofits Must Advocate

Board Source

This blog is republished from Leading Well , where last week Janet Levinger interviewed BoardSource Chief of Staff Judy Reckelhoff about advocacy and nonprofit boards. Advocacy Is Essential to Fulfill Your Mission and Serve Your Communities.

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Top 10 Tactics for a Successful SKO!

The 2022 Sales Kick Off is your big opportunity to align your sales team and drive change. Make sure it's successful with SecondNature’s SKO Ebook! Find out: ? How to set the right goals and KPIs ? How to translate vision into tactics ? How to keep salespeople engaged.

Governing in and through a Pandemic

Board Source

Adapted from article which appeared in AGB, Trusteeship, (28) 5, Sept-Oct 2020. Boards find themselves facing a host of challenges as they work to fulfill their fiduciary roles in the pandemic.

Failure is not an Option: How Nonprofit Boards Can Support Leaders of Color

Board Source

For nonprofits who are now hiring new executive leaders of color, here are some steps to take—and pitfalls to avoid—to ensure a successful leadership transition. As capacity-building consultants to the social sector, we regularly support nonprofit organizations, their leaders, and their boards.

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For Nonprofits, Uncertainty Equals Opportunity

Board Source

At the risk of beginning this post with a completely unoriginal and obvious point, the country is currently experiencing a level of cultural, political, and economic turmoil not seen in many decades.

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Facing the Challenge of Racial Inequity — or Avoiding It

Board Source

There’s an old saying that every great victory is the result of many smaller victories that went unnoticed. As we undertake our individual and organizational racial equity journeys, I would suggest we slightly modify this adage.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

In Our Health and Educational Systems, The Time for Board Diversity Is Now

Board Source

The COVID-19 pandemic’s revelation of racial and gender disparities and the nationwide demonstrations about racism inspired by brutal police behavior have produced demands for major changes in our society and its institutions.

Cloud Migration Success: What You Need to Know

Compare The Cloud

With public cloud end-user spending forecast to grow 23% in 2021 , global cloud computing growth shows no signs of slowing.

Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Darren Swift – Google

Compare The Cloud

Join Google’s Darren Swift as he presents an excellent keynote! The post Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Darren Swift – Google appeared first on Compare the Cloud. Events

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The Company in the Age of Digital Communications

Compare The Cloud

The third industrial revolution was enabled by the development of mobile telephony and satellites, as early as the 1980s, and the positive adoption of these technologies was boosted by growing user demand for the mobile experience. .

Increase Revenue with Faster Sales Onboarding

Quotas need to be hit. Revenue goals need to be met. This reality makes shortening sales onboarding time a top priority. This exclusive eBook, Increase Revenue with Faster Sales Onboarding, provides details on how to: • Achieve your sales organization's goals • Increase revenue • Avoid turnover • Give reps a path to success Download the eBook today!

Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Chris Newlands – Tripsology Group

Compare The Cloud

Chris Newlands from the Tripsology group made an appearance on Disruptive Seasons, you should check out what his presentation is about it is out of this world! The post Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Chris Newlands – Tripsology Group appeared first on Compare the Cloud. Events

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Balancing Risk and Opportunity

Stellar Partnerships

What’s your appetite for risk? Sharon always teases me that I’m risk averse, and my haircut hasn’t changed substantially for 10 years. Until a few weeks ago. After 80 days of Melbourne’s last ‘7 day snap lockdown’, I headed to my hair salon in desperate need of some hair TLC.

Measure and Evaluate Alliance Performance

Peter Simoons

Tip 24: Measure and Evaluate Alliance Performance. An airplane is off its course most of the time. Wind, turbulence and air traffic are all factors why an airplane can’t fly in a straight line from Airport A to Airport B.

Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Team Qual

Compare The Cloud

Check out the presentation from the team members at Qual. We loved having them on Disruptive Seasons it was an excellent presentation. Watch now! The post Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Team Qual appeared first on Compare the Cloud. Events

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The Blueprint for Better Sales Onboarding

Onboarding – every company does it, but a shockingly few do it really well. So the question is – how do you break the cycle and onboard salespeople in a way that actually works? This exclusive eBook provides 6 steps to better sales onboarding. Download the eBook today!

Three Tools That Should Be in Every Channel Team’s Tech Stack

PartnerTap

In this article, we highlight three tools that should be in every channel tech stack. The channel tech industry is awash with solutions created specifically for partnering, so it’s easy to get lost in this sea of software. We are here to help!

Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Allan Behrens – Taxal

Compare The Cloud

Join Taxal’s Allan Behrens for his segment on Disruptive Seasons. An excellent session is guaranteed to leave you with new insight. The post Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Allan Behrens – Taxal appeared first on Compare the Cloud. Events

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Why Misconfiguration Remains the Biggest Cloud Security Threat

Compare The Cloud

Misconfiguration still remains the number one cause of data breaches in the cloud because change control is so challenging in this environment.

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Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Bill Mew – Crisis Team

Compare The Cloud

Bill Mew from the Crisis team produced an excellent presentation at Disruptive Seasons. Watch now to gain expert insight! The post Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Bill Mew – Crisis Team appeared first on Compare the Cloud. Events

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Buyer's Guide: Best-of-Breed Sales Enablement

The results are in—companies who have sales enablement consistently report higher win rates than companies who don’t. This guide will help you understand: The subcategories of sales enablement, the best-of-breed and single-vendor approaches, and how to set up your best-of-breed sales enablement ecosystem. Download the guide today!

Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Lee Biggenden – Nephos Technologies

Compare The Cloud

Catch Lee Biggenden from Nephos Technologies as he appeared on Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021! The post Disruptive Seasons Autumn 2021 – Lee Biggenden – Nephos Technologies appeared first on Compare the Cloud. Future future

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David and Goliath Relationships

Peter Simoons

Imagine you are walking into a showroom to buy a product. Not just a product, but one you really need to keep your business running. You have some extensive conversations with the store owner, simply because you want to understand how the product fits your business.

Rapid Migration Leaves Vulnerabilities

Compare The Cloud

In response to the pandemic, organisations were quick to adopt new technology, such as cloud computing , to keep work flowing remotely. The problem is – when you adopt new technology, you also have to adopt new methods, solutions and techniques to secure it.

Complex Account Mapping Returns the most Reliable Account Matches for Your Enterprise Sales Team

PartnerTap

We all by now know that account mapping is critical to finding opportunities and understanding which accounts to target with each of your partners. For enterprise companies, with extensive ecosystems and thousands of partners, it’s difficult to pinpoint the correct partner for each deal.

9 Tips to Increase Sales Enablement Productivity

This eBook shares 9 best practices to make life easier for sales enablement professionals, regardless of whether you are a solo practitioner or a team of ten, with actionable tips for leveraging subject matter experts, creating enablement champions, and scaling your efforts with technology.