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Supporting Rural Communities in India: An Interview with GRAVIS Founder Prakash Tyagi

Dr. Prakash Tyagi is the Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital. GRAVIS works in the Thar Desert of India, focusing on holistic community development support, including providing access to clean water, education, food security, and health care.


Ten Tips for Working from Home—from Someone Who Usually Works Outside

I have been working successfully from various homes and temporary offices for more than five years. Here are ten simple tips that I hope are useful as most of us continue to work from home.

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Letting Go to Get Things Done: A Conversation with PressureValve Founder Julie Smith

How can leaders find calm and patience when the stakes are so high?

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It’s Never Too Late to Prioritize and Prepare: An Interview with Wesner Pierre

What can you do if your organization has not prepared for a moment like this?

"Remember What You Already Know": An Interview with Alison Wagner

We spoke with Alison Wagner, Director of Volunteer Services and Complementary Therapies with the Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice, known as the North Star Care Community and one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit hospices in the United States.

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New Year, New Leaf: Keeping the Momentum Toward Goals in Q1

As we move through the first quarter of the new year, are you on track with what you and your team set out to accomplish? This LeaderNotes round-up has advice and insights to help.

We’re going to build relationships with new funders.

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Five Steps to Transcending Depression and Self-Harming or Suicidal Thoughts

Every day at 3pm, I receive a calendar invitation on my computer that says, “take three slow deep Qigong breaths.” The first day that I received the invite I yelled at my computer, “Now What??!!!!” and then I had to laugh because I realized that I knew mys

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For Queer Arts Leaders, the Personal is Professional: Beatrice Thomas and Kevin Seaman on Art, Equity and Showing up Whole

What does it mean to bring your full self – all of your identities – to your work and leadership? Two interdisciplinary artists share their experience.

From left to right: Kate Kendall, Cristina Herrera, Carmez Vazquez, Chase Strangio

“Exercising the Muscle of Hope” and Other Insights from LGBTQ+ Leaders

(from left to right: Kate Kendall, Cristina Herrera, Carmez Vazquez, Chase Strangio)

A Rock Paper Scissors Championship to Break the Ice

Insights from the Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit

We live in a time characterized by an accelerating rate of change and an increasing interdependence of systems, making the world around us more complex than ever.


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