Connecting To Meet Today's Challenges
Blending Generations in the Nonprofit Sector
by Donna L. Haeger

An unprecedented trend is emerging in the nonprofit sector. Young people are assuming leadership positions that require them to oversee workers much older than themselves. At the start of 2014, the workplace will host five generations; with the newest cohort comprising almost half of the workforce. The result will be fewer managers over the age of forty. An influx of young employees into management positions spurs concern at all levels about how new young managers can effectively lead workers who are the age of their parents.

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by Richard E. Boyatzis, PhD

An excerpt from Richard Boyatzis' master class entitled 'Resonant Leadership: Inspiring Others Through Emotional Intelligence'.

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Young Leaders and Their Challenges in the Nonprofit Sector
by Jimeka Holloway

Kari Mirkin, Co-Founder/President of the Cleveland Chapter of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and I recently had a conversation where I asked her about her viewpoint on leadership in nonprofit organizations and the sector, the challenges that leaders face as organizational leaders, as well as the current trends she believes are on the horizon for the sector.

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by Aparna Katre

How does a young entrepreneur get started in the field of social innovation? In her own words, Aneesha, a young woman from New Jersey, explains how she launched a social venture in India called Hope Line Fashions. Aneesha provides us with an account of how she, as a young social entrepreneur, set her sights on seemingly impossible goals.

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