Eight Practical Insights for Leaders


These times of unprecedented crisis, rapid change and diminished resources call for exceptional leadership. It’s essential for people and organizations to lead and manage toward results more efficiently and effectively.

Jim Morgan, revered Silicon Valley high-tech executive, nonprofit co-founder and philanthropic leader, shares his proven leadership insights and management principles in Applied Wisdom for the Nonprofit Sector. It’s a concise booklet helping all those working in or invested in the sector to become more effective leaders. It offers you:

1. A framework focused on the three pillars of a successful organization – culture, planning and implementation

2. Eight practical management insights that can be utilized by any individual, team or group, and

3. Reflective conversation starter questions with real-world application for chief executives, staff team members, board members, individual donors and institutional philanthropies


“This little booklet is EXCELLENT for the whole nonprofit sector. Well done... and it’s fun to read! Jim Morgan’s insights offer wisdom and ready-made learning to spur action and promote behavior change within ourselves and our organizations.”
Tom Tierney
Chairman and Co-Founder
“Simple and effective advice for chief executives to use with their staff and board. It’s shaped the culture of our organization, catalyzed our strategic thinking and assisted us in implementing our strategic plan.”
Lisa Andrew, Ed.D.
Silicon Valley Education Foundation
“A great resource for leaders of community foundations, private foundations, and nonprofit organizations alike. It’s succinct, practical and inspiring all at once. Among many valuable insights, I love Jim’s reminder to consistently ‘look up, look forward, and look around’.”
Nicole Taylor
President and CEO
Silicon Valley Community Foundation

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