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Discovering Our Working Genius
Have you ever sat at your desk and wondered if you are bringing value to your team? Have you ever felt criticized for not being “good” at something that was asked of you? Earlier this year, I felt weighed down by a belief that I didn’t bring as much value to my team as I […]
When you think of the process of coming up with a strategic plan, what comes to mind? If you lean towards the traditional methods, it means hiring a consultant who takes the upper leadership into a room for a handful of sessions and comes out with a strategic plan for the organization to implement. You […]
Every month at our free THRIVE IMPACT 101 workshop I ask, “Have you ever dealt with the pain of an irrelevant strategic plan?” And do you know how many people raise their hands? Every. Single. Leader. Why are strategic plans so painful for so many nonprofit leaders? Especially with how much we invest in them. […]
Happy New Year! You may be totally into new year’s resolutions. But if you’re like me, they don’t work very well for execution on a daily basis. Mainly because what I need are guideposts along the way that help me make focused decisions. So, what I’ve found much more helpful is a practice called “My […]
6 powerful insights from 2020 in order to thrive in 2021
One thing we know is that as humans we don’t learn very well from our experiences if we don’t intentionally reflect on them and see how specific insights can help us moving forward. So we asked ourselves… From all of the conversations, all of the workshops, all of the feedback and data we’ve gathered from […]
It’s one of the toughest jobs that nonprofit CEOs have to face… the need for organizational staffing changes. Over the years, while serving as a CEO of different nonprofits, I have found myself often looking at an outdated organizational chart (if they had one!) and wondering – “What do all these people do?” and “How […]