Nathan Brewer Discusses Nonprofit Leadership Best Practices

Nonprofit and public sector leaders are constantly advised to apply “business best practices” to all aspects of their organizations. However, SGS Vice President and Nonprofit Practice Founder, Nathan Brewer argues that Instead of focusing on business best practices, nonprofits should focus on proven leadership best practices based on the basic tenets of leadership being more flexible to be broadly-applied to nonprofit organizations who face unique demands- different than those of for-profit businesses.

Through the article, Brewer weaves examples of leadership best practices throughout history; including Gandhi, and Kennedy’s “moon speech”.

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Nathan Brewer

A 16-year veteran of Sapient, Nathan has spent his career leveraging the company's experience with leading brands to provide solutions to public sector organizations. In his role leading Sapient's federal civilian and nonprofit practices, he has worked with clients as diverse as the Washington National Cathedral, The United Nations, and the Department of Homeland Security. In 2015 Nathan was recognized as a "Top 25 Consultant" by Consulting Magazine for his work in shaping the future of the public sector. Outside of work, he spends time with his wife and two sons, and is an avid soccer fan.