What if the Jewish nonprofit sector were the place everyone dreamed of working?
Leading Edge helps Jewish organizations improve their workplace culture and leadership so that they can better achieve their missions.
- Blog PostExecutives
Leading Edge announces third cohort of Leading Executives
What Makes or Breaks an Acquisition: A Case Study in Getting the Process Right
Getting mergers and acquisitions right is a skill that organizations can learn. In this report, Eben Harrell (Senior Editor, Harvard Business Review) gleans insights from Leading Edge's acquisition of Boardified. He shares why the acquisition worked well, what obstacles leaders and team members encountered, and why putting time and effort into the process of joining two teams together is as important as the alignment between the organizations.
- Blog PostOrganizational Culture
The (Impossible) Work Dream
Through its work, Leading Edge aims to:
culture and leadership as top priorities in the Jewish nonprofit sector.
and collaborate to launch new tools, resources, and research to enable continuous improvement.
the Jewish nonprofit sector around the best ideas and talent management practices for creating amazing culture and leadership.
Leading Edge supports executive leadership in the Jewish nonprofit sector with ideas, connections, experiences, and tools.
Leading Places to Work
Leading Edge supports organizations in fostering great workplace cultures — Leading Places to Work — that recruit, retain, and engage excellent people who are empowered to do their best work.
Leading Places to Serve
Leading Edge works with boards, board chairs, executive search committees, and executive leaders to strengthen the crucial partnership between boards and professionals.
- ReportOrganizational Culture
Are Jewish Organizations Great Places to Work? Results from the Sixth Annual Employee Experience Survey (2022)
Are Jewish organizations great places to work? Not yet—but we’re striving.
Pass the Torch: Succession Planning for Founding CEOs and their Boards
Designed with founding CEOs and their boards in mind, Pass The Torch is a starting point for effective succession. Whether the leadership transition is years or months away and whether the Board knows when it’s coming or is planning for the inevitable, succession planning can be healthy, robust, and enable the organization’s long-term health.
People-Centered Leadership: A Toolkit for Incoming CEOs and the Board Chairs Supporting Them
This toolkit was created to guide the volunteer-professional partnership between the board chair and the CEO just beginning their leadership role. A true partnership of this nature can only be achieved through thoughtful attention to building the relationship, especially at the start of a new CEO`s tenure.
The reason we are prepared to handle this current situation is because we have now been paying attention to culture for a long time. This isn't new to us anymore. Leading Edge changed the conversation to help us focus on culture.”