Leadership is a privilege to be honored, cared for, and refined on a daily basis. Every individual contributing to the mission has the potential to act and be viewed as a leader. While the business structure might have a top CEO position holding the reigns, leadership can also come from any position within an organization.
There have been a series of high-profile conflict of interest situations and ethical challenges in the nonprofit sector in the last few weeks and months. To many, these high-profile stories have served as a wake-up call to nonprofit board and staff leaders that they should be more focused on their governance in a way that is as ethical as possible.