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Author: Elissa Perry

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Social Media and Leadership - Bay Area Gathering Notes PDF file [download] [more info]

The Social Media and Leadership Learning Circle had an initial meeting on May 16, 2008 in the Bay Area. The conversation was broad and began to develop a common understanding of what we mean by social media. The gathering also created a foundation for going deeper on the questions of social media and it's relationship to social change and social justice leadership. Brief notes that include some of the questions we will be pursuing are available here.

Authors: Elissa Perry

Subjects: bay area, social media, learning circle, leadership

05/28/2008 - 09:39 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - Posted by Elissa Perry

Leadership and Social Media, New Architectures of Change PDF file [download] [more info]

The social web is a brand new way of doing very old things with still emerging implications. The nature of change has always been connected and collective but our recent history and the infrastructure of the nonprofit sector and our social change organizations has been much less so. This essay begins to examine the factors of this shift and it's implications, posing questions about moving forward.

Authors: Elissa Perry

Subjects: collective leadership, leadership, networks, social media, self-organizing, technology

04/13/2008 - 23:00 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - Posted by Elissa Perry

LLC Draft History Map PDF file [download] [more info]

This draft of a history wall is the beginnings of a map we are creating to to broadly trace where we have been in our community history and ask important questions about where we are going.

Authors: Elissa Perry

Subjects: leadership learning community, llc, history, map

10/03/2007 - 23:00 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - Posted by Elissa Perry

Joint Meeting of Three LLC Circles on Sustaining Leadership Networks Microsoft Word file [download] [more info]

Three LLC circles (Sustaining Networks/Alumni, Social Media and Leadership, and Health Leadership) convened for a conference call and web-based meeting using the WebEx platform to discuss creating and sustaining leadership networks. Twenty people explored the following questions: 1) What forms of collaboration and network creation are we seeing in the leadership development arena? 2) What tools or processes do we find strengthen leadership networks? And 3), What are the biggest challenges to sustaining network participation? Please see the blog post about this event for even more information and a link to the recording of the session.

Authors: Odin Zackman, Elissa Perry, Claire Reinelt

Subjects: sustainable networks, social media, learning circle, health

02/05/2008 - 00:00 - 0 comments - 2 attachments - Posted by Elissa Perry

Multiple Styles of Leadership: Increasing the Participation of People of Color in the Leadership of the Nonprofit Sector PDF file [download] [more info]

The Leadership Learning Community has partnered with the Annie E. Casey Foundation on a research project to draw on the combined experience of more than 100 leadership programs with regard to strategies for increasing the access to and sustainability of leadership positions for people of color in the sector. The first phase of the project focused on the "pipeline," was titled "Lessons from the Field of Leadership Development: How to Increase Leadership Opportunities for People of Color" and was led by Deborah Meehan. The second phase of the project was titled "Multiple Styles of Leadership: Increasing the Participation of People of Color in the Leadership of the Nonprofit Sector" and was led by Elissa Perry. Download the notes from one of the focus groups and reports from both phases of the work below.

Authors: Kate Oppenheimer, Jamie Schenker, Elissa Perry, Deborah Meehan

Subjects: bay area, race, pipeline, next generation, leadership styles, generational transfer, emerging leaders, culture

05/15/2007 - 11:52 - 0 comments - 5 attachments - Posted by Elissa Perry

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