From 29th September to 1st October 2015, Results Leadership Group and the Host Committee held the 2nd international RBA Summit in Sydney, Australia. More than 250 public sector leaders, elected officials, and nonprofit professionals attended this event to learn more about Results Based Accountability (a.k.a Outcomes Based Accountability) and how it is improving the lives of children, adults, families, and communities around the world. (more…)
Results Leadership Group and Results Scorecard are excited to unveil the brand-new Results Scorecard University: Certified Administrator Training Course (RSU: CAT).
RSU: CAT is an interactive training course developed to provide scorecard users with intimate knowledge of software features, capabilities, and uses, as well as help them develop an enhanced, practical skillset. Certified Administrators will be able to use this knowledge and skillset to help their organizations optimize their scorecards and get the most they can out of the software. (more…)
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Data can often be the missing link in a collective impact initiative. However, data plays a substantial role in informing the collective. It has a significant role in the initial planning and determination of focus for collective initiatives, enabling the approach to be greater than simply collaboration. An area that many collectives find challenging is the role that data plays; often caused by stereotyping the use of data as being ‘intimidating’. In fact, using data can be ‘liberating’ – providing freedom in the process of analysis and improvement, enabling collective impact initiatives to clearly demonstrate the impact that the mutually reinforcing activities are having on the community.
How One United Way is Becoming a Game-Changer With Collective Impact and Results Based Accountability
The United Way of North Central Florida, Inc. (UWNCFL) is a Florida nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of advancing the common good by focusing on education, income, health and immediate needs. United Way leads the community to focus on issues and build solutions through giving, advocating, and volunteering.
In the early 2000s, United Way Worldwide began to investigate an alternative way of increasing efficiency and maximizing impact as an organization. In 2006, they launched the Impact model – a model aimed at transforming United Ways from a purely fundraising model to an impact-based model, where effectiveness is not measured by fundraised dollars, but by output and effectiveness in the community as a whole. (more…)
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It’s time to recognize and reward exceptional performers in human services…
Every profession has a means to recognize excellence – shouldn’t this be true for those working on the front lines addressing our nation’s most serious issues? For the past 7 years, the Superstar Foundation has been recognizing and rewarding the exceptional work in direct service delivery with their Veronica Awards. The Veronica Awards consist of a financial grant made directly to high performing human service professionals using data to substantiate their superior performance. The annual Veronica Awards augments the financial compensation of high performing human service professionals while also serving as an example for others who are striving to improve their effectiveness.
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In “The Four Components of Effective Collective Impact,” author and Results Leadership Group Senior Consultant, Dan Duncan, highlights and describes what he believes to be the four critical components needed to implement a successful Collective Impact initiative, and more importantly, to improve the well-being of communities around the world. These include:
- A clear, common purpose;
- Community engagement and co-production;
- Relationships and trust; and
- Results and accountability.
Results Leadership Group Australia (RLG AU) supports the Brotherhood of St. Laurence with Results Based Accountability and Results Scorecard implementation. Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) is a large organisation, based in Victoria, that focuses on people who are at risk at four critical stages (transitions) in their lives: (more…)
Santa Fe, New Mexico: Fiscal Policy Studies Institute and the Results Leadership Group are excited to announce the release of the 10th Anniversary edition of Trying Hard Is Not Good Enough: How to Produce Measurable Improvements for Customers and Communities (Trying Hard).
Trying Hard is the premier Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) manual; it has been used by nonprofits and government agencies around the world to improve public sector services, and help individuals get from talk to action to make a difference in their communities.
Results Leadership Group is excited to welcome our new Senior Consultant, Dan Duncan. In his new role, Dan will be bringing a wealth of Results Based Accountability (RBA), Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD), and Collective Impact experience to RLG clients across the country.
Dan has extensive professional management experience in the nonprofit, educational, and for-profit professional service sectors. Most notably, he has served as a Vice President for 2 United Ways, a President of one United Way, and as a CEO of two non-profits. Dan is also the Founding Executive Director of the Community Food Bank Inc.— an organization that provides food and food-related services to more than 225,000 people throughout Southern Arizona every year.
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Results Leadership Group Ranks No. 2873 out of 5000 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 124%
NEW YORK, August 12, 2015 — Inc. magazine today ranked Results Leadership Group No. 2873 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
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