Leadership Development and Talent Management Blog

A Message from Our Board Chair on Leadership Transitions

It is my great pleasure as AchieveMission's Board Chair to share several developments that will significantly enhance the organization’s ability to strengthen nonprofit leadership and Human Capital Management capacity. Our strategic goal for the past... Read More

AchieveMission Featured in Independent Sector Quarterly Article

LEADING WITH TALENT: STORIES FROM THE FIELD See this recent ISQ article examining our collaboration with six high impact nonprofits! "....Beginning in early 2015, these six organizations engaged with AchieveMission in a six-month human capital manage... Read More

James W. Shepard Jr. Voted into Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community

AchieveMission CEO, James W. Shepard Jr., was recently voted into the Performance Imperative's Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community: The Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community is a private community of nonprofit thought leaders and practitioners. Ambas... Read More

Tell Us What You Need

AchieveMission is piloting a series of three free webinars on nonprofit leadership development using the same consultants and resources we have used with more than 100 nonprofit leadership and organizational development engagements.   Please help us ... Read More

Congratulations to our friends at the Rhode Island Foundation

Congratulations to our friends at the Rhode Island Foundation on their 100th year! We are proud to be part of their story. Learn more in the case study "Change Management for a Changing Environment". Read More

Spring Newsletter: Collaborations that Strengthen Nonprofit Leadership

AchieveMission's Spring Newsletter brings to life the experience of nonprofit CEOs engaged in a Kresge Foundation - AchieveMission collaboration focused on human capital managment and leadership development. We also share resources, job postings, and... Read More

AchieveMission Welcomes New Board Member, Ifeyinwa "Ify" Offor Walker

We are pleased to announce our newest member of the AchieveMission Board of Directors, Ify Offor Walker. Read the press release. Read More

Four Strategies for Staying on the Path to Scale

Strategy, capital, and people are essential to scaling an organization’s work and impact, but they’re not sufficient—to transform those crucial resources into the desired results, nonprofit leaders need to redesign their organizations too. In a Septe... Read More

Succeeding with Succession

Everyone agrees that succession planning is one of the CEO's and board's most critical responsibilities; in fact, a recent article published by The Bridgespan Group highlighted it as by far the No. 1 organizational concern for US nonprofits. Yet all ... Read More

Ready to Scale Fast? Are You Sure?

Access to capital is obviously critical for organizations seeking to scale, particularly if they know they’ll be scaling quickly. But equally critical are the leadership development and human capital management questions: Do you have the right people... Read More

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