Today, more than ever before, it is clear that we need to place people at the centre and put an end to the culture of domination and division and change the paradigm collectively.
Barabara is a social cooperative made up of women that promotes collective leadership in the organisation and through training workshops.
Third-sector organisations must be a model of cooperative growth and make efforts to break away from egocentric and single-person dynamics that are proposed as a success by capitalism.
If we don’t value people who are involved in the organization, the work done externally will be deeply affected.
All are worried about their organisations, their staff and their beneficiaries, but let’s not be afraid to be human and acknowledge that we are juggling other concerns too.
This compilation is sourced from the European competence framework of third sector leadership created by the EU3leader project.
We move away from a personalistic approach to a leader towards a model of shared leadership integrated into the team, and this lower the pressure that is placed on a leader.
Carlos Cortés: "It’s important to have several leaders networking among themselves and at the same level"
Carlos Cortés is a consultant and executive coach specializing in HR within the Social Third Sector. In this interview, he talks to us about leadership and leaders’ role in non-profit organization.
A lot is written about what constitutes 'good leadership'. What skills and qualities do you need to achieve it?
Antonella Pasquini: "It is important to have an European framework of competences to look at and that can make out work in a common way"
Antonella Pasquini, supervisor and trainer of Lo Scrigno, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.
The Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien has published a report explaining the current state of the Third Sector in European territory.
Monika Stickler: "Leadership work is to understand the special needs of your organization and to connect these with the beneficiaries"
Monika Stickler, from Österreichische Rotes Kreuz, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.