The task of leadership
is not to put greatness into people,
but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
These leaders have spent the last six months together; learning, problem solving, sharing challenges and best practices and eliciting greatness from each other! Best of all, they are now part of a bigger network of like-minded people; a network of colleagues...Read More
Last month, we made four exciting visits to local nonprofit organizations to let them know they had been selected to receive a Clare Rose Sabbatical and Capacity Building grant from the Fieldstone Leadership Network. Home Aid Orange County, Mercy House, TrancenDANCE and New Village Arts make up the 2018 cohort.
This month, we gathered the executive directors who will go on sabbatical within...Read More
This month, we hosted our Orange County and San Diego County coaches for a joint meeting at Casa Romantica in San Clemente. Gathering at this half-way point, both geographically and programmatically, we exchanged information on how our 2018 matches are proceeding and gave the coaches time to learn from each other about resources which may be helpful to them as they continue to coach a fellow...Read More
Congratulations to the four recipients of the 2018 Clare Rose Sabbatical Award:
Larry Haynes, Executive Director, Mercy House (OC)
Scott Larson, Executive Director, HomeAid Orange County
Cat Corral, Executive Artistic Director, transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project (SD) and
Kristianne Kurner, Co-Founder and Executive Artistic Director, New Village Arts (SD)
With the aim of...Read More
As the Fieldstone Leadership Network continues to evolve as an independent nonprofit, it seeks to expand by adding a Development Director to its team. This part-time position presents a unique opportunity to craft and implement a first- time fund development strategy for a 35 year organization with a strong history of success.
The position is best suited for someone looking for job...Read More
Managing change is an important leadership capacity. We are excited to offer a two-part training which we belief is essential for anyone leading a team or organization through change or who is part of a change process. The training will be offered in San Diego in February and in Orange County in March of this year.
Overcoming Barriers to Change: A Workshop on Personal and...Read More
“One of the most beautiful gifts in the world is the gift of encouragement. When someone encourages you, that person helps you over a threshold you might otherwise never have crossed on your own.” ~John O’Donohue
This year, The Fieldstone Leadership Network will coach 30 nonprofit leaders from Orange and San Diego Counties. This month, we have spent time together...Read More
As 2-1-1 San Diego and John Ohanian begin their Clare Rose Sabbatical experience this week, evidence is mounting on how sabbaticals positively impact the leader, the organization and the community it serves. According to an article in the New York Times, “One recent study found that 34 percent of the executive directors and half of the development directors at nonprofits questioned...Read More
Joining a Network of over 2,000 nonprofit professionals, the 45 new members of in our 2018 Learning Groups represent agencies focused on youth, environment, health, faith, arts and culture, literacy, homelessness and housing, drug prevention and treatment, community development, peace building, education, and military veterans. Their reach is wide and deep, and it is almost impossible to find...Read More