Wit and Wisdom: Your Leadership Development Might Not Be Complete Without This Essential Component

This post was authored by Paul Bachleitner, Project Director of Joint Affinity Groups (JAG) and was originally published on the JAG Blog. It appears here as part of the EPIP-JAG blogging partnership, “Wit and Wisdom”. Navigating the path to leadership in philanthropy usually requires an off-road bike and a set of goggles. You’ll find leadership programs that polish your resume. Teach you about financial statements and evaluation metrics. Pair you off with a mentor. Seat you in front of a panel of CEOs. CommunityBut there’s one component you’ll be lost without and it’s easily overlooked: direct connection with impacted communities. (more…)