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Terri Broussard Williams Advises

You Too Can "Find Your Fire"

https://terribwilliams.com/movementmakercollective/Do you believe in something greater than yourself? Do you have a fire within you to create change? If you answered “Yes,” then you have a desire to lead, but may not know the steps to take. In her newly updated book, Find Your Fire, Terri Broussard Williams is here to help — whether you're igniting your first spark, or looking to rekindle your transformative fire.



Do You Know How to Listen, as a Leader?

It’s not as easy as we might think. Listening is an undervalued yet essential leadership skill that can be practiced and strengthened. Lynna Chandra, founder of the Rachel House in Indonesia, has some advice.


A Nonprofit Leader's take on the Executive Coaching Experience

Have you ever wondered what an executive coach could do for you, as a social purpose leader? Shushanna Abovyan and her coach Dr. Geri Lyons take us inside the process. 

Women's March

When Leaders “Choose to Challenge”: 6 Women to Watch

Across the globe, March is Women’s History Month, or Women’s Month. This year’s theme is “choose to challenge,” and the organizers are posing this question: “How will you help forge a gender-equal world?” 

Here at LeaderStories, we don’t just profile the accomplishments of women’s leaders one month a year. We celebrate and spotlight for-purpose leaders of all genders, all year. For this year’s International Women’s Day, we’re uplifting a few of our favorite 90-second narrative profiles of leaders who have focused on strengthening their leadership as a way to deepen their impact. They are transforming communities and cultures, and have not shied away from challenges in front of them. Here are six videos of women whose work around the world inspires us to tackle obstacles and take action.

New Year's Resolutions

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 you keep your momentum.

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Lessons on Leading from Influence Nation 2018

During the 2018 Influence Nation Summit (previously known as MCON), LeaderStories spoke with some of the participants about their thoughts on effective leadership, and what emerging social purpose leaders need to know. Here are our favorite short inspirational video clips.

#Passion2Action Twitter chat

#Passion2Action Twitter Chat Recap

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Passion to Action Twitter chat

#Passion2Action August 15 Twitter Chat: Young Activists Share Tips for Getting Started

How can young people better understand social challenges, make their voices heard and drive real impact on issues they care deeply about? Join the International Youth Foundation and LeaderStories for our August 15 chat!

This Week: Follow Two Leaders Through the 2017 Academy

Nonprofit and social enterprise leaders are tackling some of society’s most complex problems.


Can Intrapreneurship Get Us Through? A Conversation between Cheryl L. Dorsey and Cody Switzer

Video: Cheryl L. Dorsey, President of Echoing Green and The Chronicle of Philanthropy's Cody Switzer engage in a vibrant discussion on "intrapreneurship" in times of rapid change.