Leadership Development and Talent Management Blog

Leading From Where You Are

Join AchieveMission’s Mikaela Seligman for Leading From Where You Are at Our Common Future on Wednesday, October 26. LEADING FROM WHERE YOU ARELet’s get real about it. We exercise leadership by speaking to and acting on what is most meaningful to us,... Read More

"Let's Talk About Race," My Boss Said to Me

August 23, 2017By Paola Peacock Friedrich Countless years in this brown skin, over 100 stamps in my passport, study sessions with Cornel West, and I was wary of this invitation. In the fall of 2016, I was asked to lead the first Diversity, Equity, an... Read More

We Don't Need Another Wake-up Call

We all mourn and grieve this week for the loss of life in Charlottesville.   And  this feels insufficient to the needs of this situation and the larger context of normalized bigotry and discrimination in this country. I decry the feckless and inauthe... Read More

Statement on Charlottesville

We express our deepest sadness for the violence and loss of life in Charlottesville, VA and strongly repudiate the message of hate, bigotry, racism and intolerance expressed by the perpetrators. It is critical that we work to build communities that e... Read More

Getting Real - The First Step

I am a big consumer of podcasts.  I love their range and where they can take me in sixty-odd minutes during a long run or a car ride.  I can look underneath the political (un)reality, through the highly attuned café chat of three brilliant youngish e... Read More

From Our New Co-Executive Directors

We are honored to lead the AchieveMission team at this inflection point in our organization and our country.  We are fortunate to have an outstanding team. The deep experience in the nonprofit sector and expertise in talent management and leadership ... Read More

A Message from Our Board Chair on Leadership Transitions

It is my great pleasure as AchieveMission's Board Chair to share several developments that will significantly enhance the organization’s ability to strengthen nonprofit leadership and Human Capital Management capacity. Our strategic goal for the past... Read More

AchieveMission Featured in Independent Sector Quarterly Article

LEADING WITH TALENT: STORIES FROM THE FIELD See this recent ISQ article examining our collaboration with six high impact nonprofits! "....Beginning in early 2015, these six organizations engaged with AchieveMission in a six-month human capital manage... Read More

James W. Shepard Jr. Voted into Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community

AchieveMission CEO, James W. Shepard Jr., was recently voted into the Performance Imperative's Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community: The Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community is a private community of nonprofit thought leaders and practitioners. Ambas... Read More

Tell Us What You Need

AchieveMission is piloting a series of three free webinars on nonprofit leadership development using the same consultants and resources we have used with more than 100 nonprofit leadership and organizational development engagements.   Please help us ... Read More

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