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Allison Alley, president and CEO of Compassion Canada, talks about her leadership journey and encourages Christian leaders to remember that their growth in influence results from God's spirit working through them. The message God has placed on her heart is "Not on your strength, but on mine. And not...

Leaders have a disproportionate influence in the shaping of culture—especially as they take action to encourage or discourage the bottom-up currents of change that are gathering momentum within organizations. ...

By reaffirming their core purpose, taking their time, and honouring the decision making process, leaders can make good decisions in a timely fashion to guide their organizations through uncertain times....

During the current coronavirus pandemic, courageous young leaders are stepping forward to lead organizations through the changes necessary to enable them to continue to provide services to their beneficiaries. Long Run Consulting recently spoke with Philip Reilly, the newly-appointed executive director of Dalit Freedom Network Canada, a B.C.-based organization...

As the world wages war on the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, we hear the word "unprecedented" used time and time again: We are confronting an unprecedented health crisis; countries are experiencing an unprecedented economic contraction; researchers are working at unprecedented speed to produce a vaccine. And, we may be...

Great organizations have great boards, and great boards have great leadership that values a true partnership between the chair and the CEO. Together, they can improve governance, galvanize change, anticipate challenges, and propel the organization toward growth that will be sustained beyond their tenure....

When Jamie McIntosh, founder and executive director of International Justice Mission Canada, resigned in October 2013 to take up a senior leadership position with World Vision Canada, I was immediately appointed acting executive director by the board of directors of IJM Canada. Shortly after, the board launched a search...

At a time when we are observing a significant exodus of nonprofit governance leaders as the baby boom generation vacates leadership roles, the tasks of supporting and mentoring emerging leaders become critically important. In The Long Run Interview, Ed Wilson talks with young leaders in his network about their...

In February 2016, at the beginning of my second full year of executive leadership of International Justice Mission Canada, and in a regrettable display of leadership hubris, I announced to the board of directors the five goals that I believed would characterize my tenure and distinguish me as a transformational...