News & Ideas: Leadership

Welcoming two new groups of fellows

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This week Rockwood’s 2015-16 Leading from the Inside Out (LIO) National Yearlong fellows are meeting for the first of three weeklong sessions over the coming year to advance their leadership and build relationships that will change their lives and our

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DIY Peer Coaching for Progressive Leaders

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It can be lonely at the top. Progressive social change leaders face numerous challenges: dealing with donors, making tough choices around staffing and priorities with limited resources, difficulties with the board, dealing with the relentless pace of campaigns. There are

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Pro Tips for Courageous Conversations

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You know the feeling — anxiety or dread about a conversation you know you should have. What should I say? How will the other person react? What if…? You wish you didn’t have to have the conversation and that the problem will

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Boundaries for Work: A Contract With Yourself

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Raquel usually finds herself not present at the dinner table with her partner and children as her mind is flooded with her unfinished to-do list. Pam’s frequent travel for work is a constant source of tension with her partner. Levon

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#BlackLivesMatter: Lessons from a Leader-ful Movement

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In the 15 years that I have been supporting social change leaders to become more powerful, effective and collaborative I have never been as hopeful as I am today. A new civil rights movement with bold new leadership is emerging,

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