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.
Influence. Inspire. Enable.
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.
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Our flagship program areas focus on supporting and developing executives, helping to create healthy workplace cultures, and strengthening partnerships between boards and professionals.
Sharing useful, rigorous resources on culture, talent, and leadership.
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- 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.
Curated Leading Edge resources highlighting the most in-demand topics. Start your journey here.
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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.”