Learning Management Strategies for Leadership Associations

Learning Management Strategies for Leadership Associations

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges for leaders in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors alike. Whether they’re struggling to lead while social distancing or finding creative ways to pivot funding, organization leaders are under an elevated amount of...

Leading teams in pandemics and crises

Leading teams in pandemics and crises

In Tuesday's Nonprofit Storytelling Conference conversation with Denise Jacobs, a question came up from a middle manager in this pandemic and social unrest. The middle manager is trying to be human with her team. Giving them space to process and still get their work...

Is it insensitive to follow up? #followupfriday

Is it insensitive to follow up? #followupfriday

What a week. As I sat to write my weekly Follow Up Friday reminder to subscribers, my Twitter feed is full of reports from Minneapolis and my podcasts with updates from Louisville. My inbox was full of fear filled emails about how to lead with all the uncertainty. And...

Marc talks dealing with stress on KFGO’s The Drive

Marc talks dealing with stress on KFGO’s The Drive

If you are in Fargo area yesterday, you might have heard our CEO Marc A. Pitman on KFGO's The Drive. He got to talk with host Dan Michaels about why everyone else is getting on our nerves. Using Karen Horney's simplified model of three instinctual stances, Marc shared...

Feelings are important in leading

Feelings are important in leading

We're leading in an amazing challenging time. (I almost said "unprecedented" but I know I'm not the only person getting tired of that word!) In today's Post Reports, contained a helpful reminder for leaders. In talking about the pandemics impact on personal finances,...

A measure of stability for leaders in stormy times

A measure of stability for leaders in stormy times

I find it amazing at how differently leaders are dealing with the affects of the pandemic. And at what stages each of us is in. One leader recalled hearing that some people are only able to focus on the next 30-minutes others are able to focus on the next 30 days and...

What values are you uncovering about you and your work?

What values are you uncovering about you and your work?

Each Friday, I send a "Follow Up Friday" reminder. It allows me to reflect on the actions I've seen leaders taking during the week. This week, I've been thinking about values. Stress Allows Us To Discover Values As we continue to be disrupted in this global pandemic,...

Lessons from Leading while Social Distancing

Lessons from Leading while Social Distancing

A couple weeks ago, I share three things leaders were doing to get through this crisis without losing their head. Here's an update from this past week. 3 Things Leaders are doing to lead effectively through the pandemic I'm seeing so many varied responses to the...

Leading through Crisis: Your approach to stress and what to do with it

Leading through Crisis: Your approach to stress and what to do with it

To say we’re in a time of unprecedented change and stress doesn’t do it justice. This Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is causing seismic shifts around the world. Panic of this invisible killer is added to fear of not being able to stay in business. Many leaders...

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