Preparing for a Crisis

Sometime in everyone’s career, regardless of how lucky or strategic you have been, something happens that you cannot control. It doesn’t usually happen at the most convenient time, either. During such a “crisis” you have to stay on top of what is happening and deal with the situation maturely and with control. A non-profit crisis can“Preparing for a Crisis”

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The Top 10 Leadership Issues

on-profit leaders play a key role in determining whether an organization succeeds or not. In addition to traditional leadership roles like creating the mission/vision, strategic planning, developing and motivating the team, evaluating the programs, and strengthening the board/staff non-profit leaders are also responsible for steering the organization on a course for success. This week, let’s“The Top 10 Leadership Issues”

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Leading Through These Turbulent Times

I recently had the pleasure of addressing a statewide meeting of executives and board members from rural nonprofits in Nevada. My keynote remarks were to be on leadership – a topic that I suppose seems a little shopworn at some point. These days, however, running a nonprofit organization is anything but routine, nothing resembling business“Leading Through These Turbulent Times”

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Leading Outside Your Comfort Zone

Mastering the challenge of effective leadership in our sector means being able to move from your comfort zone and into areas that you would rather avoid. In our offices we love the quote from Rudolf Bahro, “When the forms of an old culture are dying, the new culture is created by a few people who are“Leading Outside Your Comfort Zone”

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