Ep 110: How to Have Difficult Conversations – Part 2 (with Sheila Heen)

Accepting criticism is an important leadership skill. But how might we exercise that skill when it feels off base, unfair, or poorly delivered?

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Should This Organization Have Applied for PPP Funding?

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You may already have decided this org should NOT have applied for PPP funding. But there’s a lot more to this story. What’s your verdict?

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Ep 109: How to Have Difficult Conversations – Part 1 (with Sheila Heen)

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How do you build the muscle to make sure difficult conversations go well? What might you not be aware of that could change everything?

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Ep 108: A New CEO Job Starts in the Heat of a Pandemic (with Ellen LaPointe)

Imagine you start a new CEO job at a wonderful nonprofit. And then a pandemic hits. Changes things just a bit, right? That’s what happened to my guest.

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A Priest and a Therapist Walk Into a Bar

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What does this have to do with leading from a distance? Actually, it’s one of the keys.

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Ep 107: The Top 20 Attributes of an Outstanding Board

When you are looking to build an outstanding board think of it as a strategic casting call! Here are the top characteristics of an outstanding board and the ideal attributes of a board leader.

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The One Thing Every Executive Director Needs Right Now

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If you have an Executive Director in your life, please read this post closely and take action today. Here’s the action I have in mind….

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