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A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.

By Louisa Hackett - The following is a continuation of a previous blog post introducing the Five Questions Driving Organizational Effectiveness.

Strategic plans come in many shapes, serve a variety of purposes and always take time. ..

Thursday, September 08, 2011

How Answering a Few Questions Can Make Your Organization More Effective

By Louisa Hackett - What makes an organization effective? Sure strong managers, high performing staff, visionary leaders, sufficient resources and up-to-date technology all play a part. But a critical element, maybe the most critical, is clarity of purpose. Without knowing fundamentally what an organization is striving to accomplish and for whom, the chance to have the most effective programs is lost and muddled, diffuse programming can follow. ..

Thursday, September 01, 2011

5 Questions Driving Organizational Effectiveness

By Jean Lobell - The Daring to Lead 2011 National Report is here!  Community Resource Exchange (CRE) is happy to be a partner in this national study of nonprofit executive leadership.  As you read the report, the picture that emerges is the remarkable steadfastness and resilience of our sector’s leadership.  For CRE, the results affirm our own commitment to high quality and accessible leadership development opportunities..

Monday, June 27, 2011

Daring to Lead: A National Study on Executive Leadership

The Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center is looking for a dynamic part-time Executive Director who understands and supports the mission of the Center and will partner with the Board and staff to implement the organization’s strategic plan.  ..

Friday, April 08, 2011

SEARCH CLOSED -- Executive Director, Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center

Turning Point is a non-profit organization helping economically disadvantaged people in Brooklyn, New York. Turning Point’s mission is to change lives by providing comfort and help to hurting people: working with disconnected youth, families in crisis, the homeless, substance abusers, the unemployed, persons infected with and affected by HIV, adult non-readers, and non-English speaking immigrants.  ..

Monday, March 21, 2011

SEARCH CLOSED -- Chief Program Officer -- Turning Point

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