Are you my type? Understanding personality styles

Throughout your education or career, you have likely been exposed to personality or style assessments. From Carl Jung’s work in the 1920s to the well-known Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (1966) and DISC programs, among others, these assessments are often used to help groups of people communicate, work more cooperatively, and understand each other better. “Type preferences“Are you my type? Understanding personality styles”

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The wisdom of nonprofit icon John Gardner

John W. Gardner (1912-2002) was Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon Johnson. During World War II he served in the United States Marine Corps as a captain. In 1955 he became president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and he was also the founder of two influential national U.S. organizations: Common“The wisdom of nonprofit icon John Gardner”

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Leadership quotes

It’s been awhile since we offered some of our favorite quotations that relate in some form or another to developing bold leadership in the nonprofit sector. Longtime readers of RichTIPS know that I often decry the trend that too many people of authority in nonprofit organizations think only as managers and rarely as visionary leaders.“Leadership quotes”

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Nelson Mandela’s leadership tips

My longtime executive assistant, Howard, recently left RMA for a great new opportunity with the State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs. His successor, Courtney, will be a fine asset to our team and is already making a tangible difference. Howard was creative and talented in ways that we already miss; Courtney is savvy, focused“Nelson Mandela’s leadership tips”

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