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)
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
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)
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)
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Power and its expression has a huge impact on communication, relationships and organizational life, for better and for worse. To function well, our non-profits and other groups need power; but power needs to be expressed with awareness to be helpful and effective. Learn about different kinds of power, the pitfalls of power expressed... (continued)
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Great leaders make relationships a priority. This workshop, based on the work of Dr. Jean Baker Miller, Dr. Judith Jordan and others, focuses on the components of Relational Cultural Theory. Relational Cultural Theory "is not forming a separated, independent self, but rather the ability to... (continued)
Team building is very important in any organization. It promotes teamwork, friendship and transparent communication among peers. Planned activities not only boost the morale of employees, it can also increase the success of your business; and one of the best team building locations is El Nido, Palawan.
Find out some... (continued)
Published by the Association for the Study and Development of Community for the Community Foundations/Intergroup Relations Program (2001) This document describes ten principles for effective efforts to strengthen intergroup relations, using a review of social science research (including reports on practitioner experience),... (continued)
This article offers five key steps to success in implementing organization-wide knowledge management including the activities for each step and potential roadblocks. The steps are: Get Started, Develop Strategy, Design and Launch, Expand and Support, and Institutionalize.
This article offers five key steps to... (continued)
Strong focus on helping individuals to learn knowledge, skills, attitudes, etc., in regard to improving individual performance, eg, about career development, communications, creativity, employee performance, evaluations, group performance, group skills, guiding skills, interpersonal skills, leadership development,... (continued)
Small enterprises that use large organizations as business models may think that they are using organizational best practices. However, in examining best practices for organizational impact it may actually be more beneficial to consider another organization that may be different in... [(continued)](/katharine-bierce/lessons-for-nonprofits-from-the-annual-university-of-chicago-scavenger-hunt)
Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you ever feel like the members of your team are rowing their own individual boats? Do you wish everyone on your team "rowed" in the same direction?
Results-focused teams can take work - and they're worth it. When it comes to achieving your mission, a well-focused team, clear in its role with a strong sense of ownership,... (continued)
My business partner, Jodi DeLibertis, and I have over 30 years of nonprofit experience. I am the founder of a direct service organization in Washington, DC called Women Empowered Against Violence, Inc. (WEAVE). During the ten years that I ran WEAVE, it grew from a start-up to a premier domestic violence service provider, from a staff of 2 to 24, from an annual budget... (continued)
Tips on building successful teams and contributing to them as members.
This article explains that proactive communication is key in overcoming resistance to change management processes. It includes the Resistance Management Customization Grid which helps planners gauge an appropriate response.
This article explains that proactive communication is key in overcoming resistance to change... (continued)
This journal explores the various roles of facilitation including working groups, or as coach, teacher, trainer, and mentor. NOTE: A paid membership is required to view this resource.
This journal explores the various roles of facilitation including working groups, or as coach, teacher, trainer, and mentor. NOTE: A paid membership... (continued)
Background: Caerus Development was founded by Wendy Wolski, a veteran of nonprofit work and a Leadership Development Specialist. With over 25 years experience in cultivating and maximizing the potential of individuals and groups through the YMCA and several other community organizations, she excels in creating growth opportunities at the individual, team and... (continued)
Carolyn Sullivan is the Founder & President of New Chapter Coaching, a professional development company specializing in helping nonprofit organizations and their leaders change lives and transform communities. She's driven to help nonprofits and their leaders achieve their best results because she believes our communities thrive when our nonprofits thrive. As an... (continued)
This article explains two common management theories: Theory X assumes that people are only motivated to work by money, while Theory Y assumes that employees can be motivated by high-level needs such as self-actualization.
This article explains two common management theories: Theory X assumes that people are only motivated to work by... (continued)
Background: For over 12 years Honig IdeaGuides, a California firm, has been facilitating retreats and other meetings for non-profits. We also have loads of experience providing training for non-profit world.Our key facilitators and trainers include:Bruce Honig, Principal of Honig IdeaGuides and author of Creative Collaboration, comes to you with over 27 years of... (continued)
Team work is rarely simple, easy, or natural. It's not enough to announce “we're a team” and expect results. This concise guide can help your team get going, deal with predictable problems, and improve teamwork at any stage of your team's development.
This book provides 14 tools that assist in developing effective teams. It also provides worksheets, tips and additional overviews and references.
This book provides 14 tools that assist in developing effective teams. It also provides worksheets, tips and additional overviews and... (continued)