Leading Through Overwhelming Uncertainty

Leading Through Overwhelming Uncertainty

As a leadership coach, I get to talk to hundreds of CEOs and other leaders every year. This year I'm seeing something different. Leadership always has challenges. There are always areas of uncertainty. But lately, it seems the uncertainty is off the charts. Are we...

The Surprising Lack of Time of CEOs – and what to do about it

The Surprising Lack of Time of CEOs – and what to do about it

Have you ever looked at a CEO and thought, "It must be nice to be the boss. To have complete control of your time. To do whatever you want." And then you became a CEO? It feels like you must be doing something wrong, doesn't it? All those other bosses and CEOs seemed...

New month – back to zero!

New month – back to zero!

Aren't new beginnings wonderful? I do like the fresh start of a new month. As artificial as dates and calendars are, there is something energizing about new beginnings. Until you open your CRM. One bummer about new months, new quarter, and new years, is what you see...

Celebrating the first Coach Certification Cohort!

Celebrating the first Coach Certification Cohort!

The very first Quadrant 3 Leadership Coach Certification students have started their intense, 12-week coach certification journey! We're off to an exciting start. Please join us in congratulating our first class! (from left to right): Cherian Koshy Ashley Belanger...

What if you keep the meeting?

What if you keep the meeting?

Have you ever had one of "those" weeks? One of those weeks where appointments and your missed to-do's seem to be piling up like police cars in the Blues Brothers? That was me this week. Tasks took longer than I'd planned. Volunteer commitments piled up. Days went...

4 Compliance Essentials for Multi-State Nonprofit Expansions

4 Compliance Essentials for Multi-State Nonprofit Expansions

In addition to interpersonal skills, helming an organization requires preparation for the administrative side of leadership as well, like knowing what to expect when expanding the organization to a new state. Dr. Stephen Urich has 25 years of experience in the...

Is your leadership jacket too small?

Is your leadership jacket too small?

Back in college, my dorm decided to have a junior high themed night. Complete with time at to the roller rink, followed by time at the mall. And lots of music. Initial suggestions for the mixtape included: Chicago's "You're the Inspiration" REO Speedwagon's "Can't...

6 Best Practices for Virtual Conference Speakers

6 Best Practices for Virtual Conference Speakers

The success of a virtual event depends primarily on the content. In particular, it’s important to include speakers and topics that resonate with the audience and leave a lasting impression. Corporations and nonprofits should understand that enlisting great speakers...

From Team Leaders to Board Chairs: 6 Best Leadership Habits

From Team Leaders to Board Chairs: 6 Best Leadership Habits

Nonprofits are run by leaders at all levels. From project managers all the way to board members and executive directors, competent leaders are what keep organizations running and fulfilling their missions of helping as many people as possible. Ultimately, an...

Claim your copy of Wake Up Call - the 2018 Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report

"Proper scientific research is so rare in the charity sector. This report truly adds to the body of knowledge that nonprofit leaders can trust and use. Those who digest this report and plan strategies around its findings will be leading the best charities of the future!"

- Jay B. Love, Chief Relationship Officer
Bloomerang

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