leadership + strategy + communication = mission accomplishment

Strategic Leadership Essentials comprise leadership, strategy and communication. One without the other is unlikely to achieve mission accomplishment.

It may seem obvious. However, it’s unlikely an organization will be successful unless the leader or leaders know where the organization is going, what it wants to achieve, who the various stakeholders are and have clear communication strategies in place to engage everyone in the process.
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Opportunities Across Boundaries

Silos and road blocks are common themes in nonprofit organizations. What may appear to be internal or external boundaries or limitations can often be potential opportunities for greater collaboration. Stepping back and intentionally identifying the synergies across departments within your organization and/or between your organization and its partners can produce significant, positive results.

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Get Your Board On-Board – No Passengers Please!

Boat or bus – how does your board of directors ride? Is yours an engaged board or is it a constant challenge to get them to contribute more than just turning up for board meetings? This is a constant issue raised by nonprofit CEOs and EDs. What’s the solution? Most importantly do you have the right people on board and do they understand their roles and responsibilities?

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Gaining the Courage to Lead

Do you have the courage to lead or does self-imposed fear restrict your willingness to do so?

According to one of my heroes, Nelson Mandela “Fear and courage are brothers. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

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