BraveShift founder Daniel P. Doucette is an organizational effectiveness advisor, leadership coach & counsel, and shift-maker. His 25-year career in the for-purpose sector, including 12 years as a CFO and COO for international NGOs, provides broad experience and deep expertise in strategy & planning, operations management, leadership development, staff... (continued)
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You can’t serve others unless you take care of yourself. That's why the airlines advise you to put on your oxygen mask first before helping others. With so much at stake for your clients, for your organization, for your cause— it can be easy to overlook your needs! Yet, the constant... (continued)
Bob Greene has over 18 years experience as a consultant, coach, and trainer, who helps organizational leaders reframe issues and identify solutions. He works with emerging and established leaders to increase their insight and effectiveness; foster a team-oriented culture; and develop cultural competence.
Bob has worked with large and small clients locally and... (continued)
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Addressing the complex issues nonprofits face requires effective and creative teams that bring together people with a range of skills and experiences. It’s vital that teams effectively solve problems, innovate, and continuously improve. Coaching, often thought of as only being for work with individuals, can help... (continued)
Professional Pathways: Intentional Career and Leadership Development, Starting from Wherever You Are Now
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Whether you are early in your career or have been a leader for many years, it is important to be intentional about your own professional and leadership development. In this webinar, we will consider the essential foundation for further developing as a... (continued)
Bill Say, M.A., has over twenty years experience with group facilitation, community capacity building, diversity awareness training, conflict resolution, counseling and training. His organizational consulting experience is with health, mental health, and educational organizations in the US and abroad including with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Highlander... (continued)
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Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (continued)
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Confidence is a learned behavior. Discover the simple strategies that boost your confidence as a non-profit leader and instantly strengthen your influence. In this practical and interactive webinar, you will hear step-by-step practices you can immediately implement to demonstrate a more self-assured and professional woman,... (continued)
You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your... (continued)
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Your team is experiencing a change -- big or small -- and you notice a range of different responses from team members. Some team members embrace the change easily, others are just going alone with it, and still others may openly resist it. Although personality, work style, and learning styles certainly contribute... (continued)
Working Across Generations presents ideas and gives practical advice on how to approach generational changes in leadership so that the contributions of long-time leaders are valued, new and younger leaders’ talent is recognized, and groups are better prepared to work across generational divides.
A series of training modules for developing the skills necessary for effective leadership.
Summary of a survey of more than 2,000 NGen professionals. Published July 2010. Perspectives on leadership development, cross-sector collaboration and how to solve society’s most pressing problems. Conclusion: with more opportunities for leadership training and further engagement across sectors, impact can be much greater.
Provides a lens for the analysis of leadership programs, tools for their design and implementation, a taxonomy of outcomes, and some thoughts about gaps in current practice and what a comprehensive, holistic program could include.
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This Jazzthink Reprint is from Charity Channel and explores the conections between the wisdom of jazz pianist Monty Alexander on what makes for great jazz and what creates great governance. It could form the basis of an engaging conversation at your next board meeting.
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Provide your facilitators with a positive and practical tool to build leadership skills in employees, clients, board members and others. Topics cover leadership and change, self-awareness, trust, motivation, communication, teamwork and much more. The curriculum includes a CD with a PowerPoint... (continued)
Overall, this paper has two primary goals. First, we seek to continue detoxifying the topic of nonprofit succession planning so that executives, boards, staff and funders can take up these activities without unnecessary fear or concern. Second, we hope to provide nonprofit boards and executive... (continued)
The report, How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice, offers practical methods and recommendations to help leadership programs better prepare their participants to address racial inequalities in communities across the U.S. The publication, produced by the... (continued)
Self-motivation, the ability to cajole yourself into doing your most important priorities, is an incredibly valuable tool in your nonprofit success toolkit. When we stop to think, we recognize that what keeps us from doing our priorities is not urgent matters, but a willpower shortage. We need... (continued)
Alison Brewin is a consultant providing planning, evaluation and facilitation support to non-profits in British Columbia, Canada. She and her colleagues believe the non-profit sector is a core aspect of civil society, one that deserves the highest quality support available to ensure organizations have all the tools they need to do the important work of... (continued)
Background: Howard S. Feinberg brings over 30 years of leadership in organizational development, fundraising, strategic planning, emergency preparedness and disaster response to his roles as President and CEO of HSF Associates.Previously, he served in key executive capacities for United Jewish Communities, including ‚Äì‚Ä¢ Managing Director, UJC Consulting‚Ä¢... (continued)
Background: Services provided: Melby, Cameron & Anderson has been in the business of growing associations since 1978. MCA provides full management services to national, regional, and state associations, plus we are an outsource resource for stand-alone associations that need occasional or consistent support from a capable partner. We offer our clients financial... (continued)
After being surveyed and interviewed, three generations reveal their visions of current and future issues challenging the nonprofit field. It may just surprise you how this broad spectrum of nonprofit professionals agree and disagree on such issues as communication of mission, the... (continued)
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The essential success of a nonprofit organization is dependent upon leadership--both volunteer and professional. In this fast-paced webinar, we will focus on the core responsibilities of the board--both individually... (continued)