October 2016

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This month we consider ways to deepen our learning from formal professional development through social connections. Gayle Farrell, our guest and the President of Siena Consulting, describes the unique benefits of “social learning” in the workplace and encourages us to intentionally show up as both learner and teacher in our everyday interactions with our peers.

skilled volunteers

Every day I ask the question: “is there a way we can engage a knowledge philanthropist”? or "how we can better work with the incredible talent in our community"? In the not-for-profit sector, there is always more to do than time to do it. As an Executive Director of a small not-for-profit, I knew my knowledge was a mile wide yet also an inch deep...

There was an expectation that I was a Jack (or Jill) of all trades.

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