Advocates Use Results-based Leadership Skills to Improve Policy for Kids

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Thirteen states have benefited from policy and advocacy efforts of the latest Leadership Institute for State-Based Advocates class. Among other achievements in helping children and families, the class increased early learning and child-care options, increased free breakfast and lunch for kids and enhanced job prospects for parents. 

February 4, 2016

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New Leadership Video: Achieving High Action and High Alignment

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The latest in a new series of video tools for results-based leadership describes how leaders can get to High Action and High Alignment — a key concept of results-based leadership development. A simple grid helps leaders identify where they or others fall.

December 22, 2015

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New Leadership Video: Get Results by Understanding Person-Role-System

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Understanding the concept of Person-Role-System — and a process called B/ART — can help leaders achieve large-scale results for populations of kids and families. Learn about both of these topics in a new video, which is the first in a series devoted to results-based leadership.

December 9, 2015

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Leadership Development Program Announces First Class of Child Health Advocates

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies are pleased to announce the first class selected to participate in the Children’s Health Leadership Network, a rigorous results-based leadership development initiative. The 16 participants, drawn from 14 states, reflect a rich cross section of innovative public health administrators, policy analysts, program directors and nonprofit child advocates.

November 17, 2015

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Admitting Failure: Learning From Mistakes in Philanthropy

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Admitting failures contributes to high-quality implementation, innovation of new strategies and improved governance and transparency. It’s good medicine that doesn’t always taste so good. Yet despite increasing philanthropic interest in mistakes and learning, many foundation staff still find it difficult to have conversations about mistakes.

May 11, 2015

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