Preventing Staff Turnover: 5 Tips for Retaining Team Members

Preventing Staff Turnover: 5 Tips for Retaining Team Members

Hiring new staff members, whether Millennials, Baby Boomers, or anyone in between, is no walk in the park. From attracting the right candidates to the often weeks-long onboarding process, bringing on new team members is truly an investment. This is especially true for...

Ever struggle with Imposter Syndrome?

Ever struggle with Imposter Syndrome?

Do you ever wrestle with Imposter Syndrome? That feeling that you don't have what it takes? That sense that you have no business being in the position you're in? There's good news. Imposter Syndrome is Normal for High Achievers While counterintuitive, feeling like...

Choosing a Consultant? 7 Critical Questions to Ask First

Choosing a Consultant? 7 Critical Questions to Ask First

Between endless paperwork, heading multiple projects, and generally running a tight ship, most organizational leaders have a lot on their plates.  For growing organizations, leaders have to be able to adapt quickly to rally their teams around new initiatives, and...

Feeling too old to start over? Think again

Feeling too old to start over? Think again

A surprising figure was shared at the end of today's episode of NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money: the average age of founders at the top startups is 45. 45! In the abstract of the forthcoming report, "Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship," the researchers say:...

What leaders need to know about the current state of charitable giving

What leaders need to know about the current state of charitable giving

The GivingUSA report is out. And you've likely read the headlines. But to get the full story, you need to go beyond the headlines. And whether you're the CEO of a nonprofit, in senior leadership, or on a board of a nonprofit, you need to pay attention.  2018 was a...

An unexpected tool that can transform your leadership – The Enneagram

An unexpected tool that can transform your leadership – The Enneagram

In Quadrant 3 Leadership, we teach leaders the three main areas of work needed to grow into being a Focused Leader: hardwiring, identity, and goals. Knowing your hardwiring gives you insight into what comes quickly to you and what either takes time or causes stress....

What do to when they don’t respond

What do to when they don’t respond

What do you do when you have a great sales or fundraising conversation with a person but then they stop responding? They've already made the decision to buy or give - or at least they say they have. But they haven't yet given or purchased. This is so frustrating! Many...

6 Ways Leaders Can Start Banishing Their Inner Critic

6 Ways Leaders Can Start Banishing Their Inner Critic

Denise Jacobs is a speaker, author, and creativity evangelist. The author of Banish Your Inner Critic, she is committed to helping leaders release their full potential. We're thrilled she's written this post for our Concord Leadership blog readers. If you want more,...

The surprising three levels of hardwiring

The surprising three levels of hardwiring

While we start Quadrant 3 Leadership coaching wherever the client is, a common place to start is with the "Hardwiring" circle. As a leader, you’ve likely heard a lot about "hardwiring." I believe it is one of the most misunderstood parts of leadership. Too often,...

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