Useful Links

General

TED talks - Presentations from a diverse range of speakers on issues and innovations of the day.

McKinsey Quarterly – This is the quarterly journal produced by the international management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company. While its content is dominated by corporate issues, there is a section detailing the work it conducts with not for profit organisations. The articles on leadership and governance may also be of interest.

Training Zone - As the name suggests, this site is aimed primarily at trainers. However, its free e-newsletter contains frequent articles that are of use to those interested in management, leadership, communication, mentoring and coaching. There is also a not for profit special interest group.

Third sector issues

Know How Non-Profit – This portal has been developed by the Cass Business School’s Centre for Charity Effectiveness. The site aims to assist those within the third sector by providing the tools and means to build expertise and share experiences.

Management and leadership

Leadership Hub – The Leadership Hub is a global leadership exchange where practical insights on how to lead are shared.

Institute of Fundraising - As the name suggests, this institute focuses on assisting fundraisers. However, its resources can be just as valuable for non-fundraising managers and leaders. The pdf associated with this link is a case in point as it provides useful ideas on how to recruit, retain and develop talented people.

Mentoring and coaching

Mowgli Foundation – This charity’s ‘knowledge centre’ has an ever expanding list of tools and resources related to mentoring and associated relationships such as coaching.

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