Posts Tagged "Leadership"

June 1, 2020

CompassPoint stands in solidarity with people rising up across the country to affirm that Black Lives Matter. We ask ourselves and our community: What will be different this time? 
 

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Hana Lee
May 21, 2020

With so much urgency and crisis, it feels counterintuitive to make tending to tasks and projects secondary. But in order for us to do the important work that this moment calls for, we must first tend to our people and honor their individual needs, and make space for their unique contributions. This is the first step towards doing “the work” with integrity and wholeness.
 

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Lupe Poblano
May 4, 2020

It is impossible to pick the right adjective to describe these past few weeks because they have been all the adjectives. It’s been a blessing and a burden to be at home while working full-time. Caretaking has brought equal parts heart warmth and heartburn. As an organizational leader, I've felt guilt, fear, insecurity, inspiration, and appreciation. Mostly though, I've just felt exhausted. It feels like every part of my life has been collapsed into the same physical space, with no boundaries or end in sight.
 

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KadSmith
April 24, 2020

As we all find ourselves being pushed, challenged, and transformed by this moment in time, it should be no surprise that dominant culture habits may be creeping back into our work, our teams, and our organizations. 
 

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Lupe Poblano
January 8, 2020

As we enter a new decade, we wanted to share an invitation for introspection and reflection. What will you bring forward and what will you let go of?
 

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Jasmine Hall
December 11, 2019

How can an organization build equity in its compensation process through distributed leadership? This piece will share how CompassPoint empowered a peer-led group to provide review and oversight to a compensation process that was designed to build more equity into our system.
 

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Shannon Ellis
December 11, 2019

In this blog, we explore how CompassPoint worked to create a more equitable approach to compensation by updating our systems to reflect new values, simplifying the career framework, making the pay gap smaller, and restructuring how compensation decisions are made.
 

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Shannon Ellis
November 12, 2019

Compensation is where our values are tested, our willingness to take (real or perceived) organizational risks is codified, and ultimately where decisions are made that directly affect people’s livelihood. That’s why we’re going a little deeper and sharing our story of reimagining compensation at CompassPoint over the next three blogs. 
 

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KadSmith
June 13, 2019

Growing closer isn’t just in service to the work of CompassPoint, it’s in service to our humanity. This is the third blog in our series around our journey to center racial justice, equity, and a vision for leadership that centers liberation at CompassPoint.
 

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Steve Lew
May 29, 2019

What if the answers to our fundraising struggles are already living in our teams and in our communities? We're sharing some hands-on excercises from our Fundraising Bright Spots Program to help you shift from focusing on 'problem areas' and instead amplify what's already working. 
 

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