“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
For the first time, Fieldstone Leadership Network participated in a national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday. Thanks to members and friends of the Network, over $7800 was raised in this premier effort! These gifts come at a critical time in our organizational transition to an operating foundation and will help us continue to support the leaders of over 650 organizations in Orange and San...Read More
During the past 35 years, we have built a continuum of programs and networking opportunities that enrich the skills and relationships of leaders in the nonprofit communities we serve. We have seen how strategically investing in leaders transforms the person, the organization and ultimately, the community served. We believe our new name, the Fieldstone Leadership Network , reflects the work...Read More
Last week, 14 leaders from the Fieldstone Leadership Network met in San Clemente to complete a two-day training on peer mentoring. Selected for their experience and natural disposition to a coaching leadership style, these leaders will complete their preparation in time to be active coaches in our Network for the 2018 program cycle.
Hosted at Casa Romantica, leaders had the opportunity to...Read More
During the past two weeks, we have taken Creative Encounters on the road as we have been privileged to facilitate the team building and leadership development experience for both the Identity Theft Resource Center and Leadership Tomorrow.
Working in the beautiful setting of Mission Trails Park in San Diego, we facilitated an experience for the national board of directors for Identity Theft...Read More
Reading, as a way to develop a deeper understanding of leadership, has proven to be a popular and successful strategy for members of the Fieldstone Leadership Network to continue their own personal leadership development. This month the Network, hosted three separate book clubs which gather together monthly to study leadership using literature.
The Network’s first Book Club, which...Read More
Using an executive coach to help focus and improve a leader’s capacity to move people and themselves toward the accomplishment of a goal or organizational mission has long been recognized as a powerful tool. For 21 years, Fieldstone has offered coaching to nonprofit executives eager to have an experienced leader on his or her agenda, to provide new perspective, to bounce ideas off and to...Read More