Leading Effective Teams: Key Team Skills

Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Teamwork is vital to the modern, interconnected workplace, yet many people have frustrating team experiences. This practical webinar will identify common misconceptions about teams that can result in practices that limit effectiveness. We will then identify crucial team skills, including: getting on the same page; running... (continued)

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EFFECTIVE MEETING FACILITATION FORMS AND TOOLS, by Miranda Duncan

This essay and 26 others are part of a suite of strategic planning essays for the National Endowment for the Arts' Advancement Program, commissioned and edited by Morrie Warshawski (www.warshawski.com) for a toolkit called LESSONS LEARNED (which was dismantled in 2013).

Also, the wrong diagram for SOURCES OF CONFLICT appears in the text. It is added here as a separate file.

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10 Tips for Uber-Efficient Meetings - Making Every Minute Count

No question: We waste a lot of time in meetings when we could be getting more important work done. But sometimes there's just no substitute for real-time conversations. Emails, instant messages and shared portals can only take you so far, especially when you're pressured to accomplish a lot in a... (continued)

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Basic Guidelines and Sample Agenda for Board Training

This toolkit includes content recommendations, samples and timetables used to plan successful board training. Effective board trainings can provide team building, clarification of roles and responsibilities, and the members’ ability to carry their work in support of the organization’s mission.

This... (continued)

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Self-Assessment Kit for Nonprofit Governing Boards

This evaluation tool helps board members to assess their responsibilities and identify areas
where they need to improve. The evaluation tool uses an online questionnaire to help the board
identify its strengths and weaknesses.

This evaluation tool helps board members to assess their responsibilities and... (continued)

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Sample Board Resolutions

This form is a basic example of the format and components of a board resolution.

This form is a basic example of the format and components of a board resolution.

http://www.vadrs.org/essp/downloads/sbr.pdf

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Reinventing Your Board: A Step-By-Step Guide to Implementing Policy Governance

This book describes the best ways to utilize policy governance. The authors illustrate an effective board model and mission, discuss ethical standards, and give tips to leadership for full-filling long-term goals alongside their board.

This book describes the best ways to... (continued)

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The One-Hour Meeting

This newly updated version of the guide to effective meetings includes some new checklists and additional information on potential legal ramifications of poorly conducted meetings. And don't forget to check out the corresponding "Effective Meetings Training Module," which includes a... (continued)

$9.00
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Common Sense for Board Members: 40 Essays About Board Service

This book discusses board member roles and responsibilities, how the board functions, meetings,

and other topics in brief essays based on the author's experience.

This book discusses board member roles and responsibilities, how the board functions, meetings,

and other topics in brief essays... (continued)

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Board Member's Manual: Sample Contents

Offers policies on topics such as: strategic planning, board organizations,

programs, finance, and community. It also incorporates useful policies to keep board members

efficient and effective in their tasks. It also is useful for training new board members.

Offers policies on topics such as: strategic planning,... (continued)

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Board Meeting Evaluation

How well did your last board meeting go? Ask your board members!

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EFFECTIVE MEETING FACILITATION: THE SINE QUA NON OF PLANNING, by Miranda Duncan

This essay and 26 others are part of a suite of strategic planning essays for the National Endowment for the Arts' Advancement Program, commissioned and edited by Morrie Warshawski (www.warshawski.com) for a toolkit called LESSONS LEARNED (which was dismantled in 2013).

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Quick Start Meeting Guide: Preparing and Agenda Setting (Free!)

What does it take to be prepared for a successful meeting? This guide will give you three important pieces to meeting preparation - the 5 Ps of Preparation, an easy how-to on constructing an agenda from scratch, and a handy checklist that top meeting facilitators... (continued)

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Nonprofit Leadership Team: Building the Board-Executive Director Partnership

This book helps the board chair and executive director establish a positive, productive

relationship.

This book helps the board chair and executive director establish a positive, productive

relationship.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0787959502?ie=UTF8&tag=httpcapacitor-20&link_code=as3&camp=211189&creative=373489&creativeASIN=0787959502

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Sample Board Operations Calendar

This form gives an example of regular and one-time board activities that might be included in an annual calendar.

This form gives an example of regular and one-time board activities that might be included in an annual calendar.

http://managementhelp.org/boards/calendar.htm

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Called to Serve: Creating and Nurturing the Effective Volunteer Board

This book serves as a guide for those who manage a nonprofit board. It discusses expectations of both management and board members and discusses more detailed items such as preparing an agenda.

http://www.amazon.com/Called-Serve-Nurturing-Effective-Volunteer/dp/0802849229

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Don't Make a Hasty Board Retreat

This article explains the advantages of a board retreat, and how to organize the event

effectively. A sidebar provides the experience and recommendations from the Flintridge

Foundation, a family foundation in Pasadena, CA.

This article explains the advantages of a board retreat, and how to organize the event... (continued)

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Meeting Agenda Template for planning, taking minutes, follow up

This is a standard meeting agenda template which will help structure meetings for maximum effectiveness. There are also fields for note taking, recording decisions, follow up items and other info. It is in Excel 2003 and 2007 formats and may be customized and filled in electronically if... (continued)

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Become a Presentation Powerhouse

Public speaking is consistently ranked as one of the greatest human fears, don’t let this fear prevent you from presenting with confidence and clarity. In this Do Good Guide you will learn how to create interesting and informative presentations, in addition you will learn how to present yourself with poise and confidence whether you... (continued)

$15.00
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The Six Most Powerful Questions To Enhance Your Board’s Strategic Awareness

The role of questions in Board decision making is often ignored or misunderstood. Questions are too often used as weapons to make a point. This article describes six of the most powerful questions you can use to facilitate your Boards strategic... (continued)

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Typical Types of Board Committees

This article discusses the purpose of and considerations for creating board committees. It includes a comprehensive chart listing several types of standing and ad hoc committees, and their functions.

http://managementhelp.org/boards/committees.htm

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Organizational Effectiveness Nonprofit Checklist

A worksheet on comprehensive self-assessment of nonprofit organizational effectiveness. Includes checklists to evaluate nonprofit boards and governance procedures; human resources; planning; legal compliance; and much more.

http://managementhelp.org/organizationalperformance/nonprofits/index.htm

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