• Jane Baxter Lynn and Craig Snook Presenting Strategic Leadership Essentials Workshop

Nonprofit Leadership, Strategy & Communication Consulting

JBL Strategies is a strategic advisory firm dedicated to working with nonprofits to achieve clear strategic direction and greater results through strong leadership, effective strategies, and consistent communication. Our advisory services and unique leadership training programs are customized to work with each organization to achieve long-term sustainability and continuous success. Our goal is to unite the nonprofit community in Central Texas to share best practices, collaborate where the synergies make sense and to ensure they can continue to serve. 

VISION

JBL Strategies’ vision is that nonprofits in Central Texas succeed in serving their communities.

 

MISSION

Our mission is to work with nonprofits to strengthen their capacity and long term success by providing customized strategic advisory, coaching and leadership training services in an effective and impactful way.

 

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What’s your ‘moonshot’?

Envisioning a bold future and then mentally ‘walking back’ from the future, imagining what would be required to reach that vision, can literally change the world or your organization’s path forward. In 1961, John F. Kennedy in a speech to the United States Congress challenged the country to put a man on the moon before […]

OUR SERVICES

Organizational assessment

Strategic planning facilitation and development

Nonprofit merger and combination consulting

Executive coaching

Customized leadership training for Board and Staff

Assistance with development of communication plans and strategies

Guidance on creating fund development plans.

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OUR CLIENTS SAY

“We at the American Red Cross were incredibly fortunate to partner with the team at JBL Strategies to deliver a great interactive session in which all of our team members felt better prepared to lead and navigate through our organization. We are grateful for their support and willingness to work within our limited resources.”

Marty McKellips, Regional CEO, American Red Cross   

"Thank you for the amazing training. In all my years of management development, none has been as useful as the Strategic Leadership Essentials Class. The information was not only informative, but I will use this binder as training opportunities, a resource to reflect upon and a tool to engage stakeholders. Thank you so much."

Juanita Budd, Executive Director, Austin Free-Net   

"JBL Strategies worked with us over the course of several months to clearly define the Board’s role, brought together the tourism-related businesses into a collaborating group, and encouraged us to think outside of the box. They helped us develop creative strategic partnerships and marketing materials that are getting rave reviews. In short, JBL focused our efforts and took us to a whole new level."

Sue Singer, Mayor Pro-tem, City of Auburn, WA   

"In only a few short meetings, JBL Strategies helped me see my strengths more clearly, create a vision for the next phase of my career, and start acting on my desires. Jane's warmth and encouragement, along with her strategic insights, stoked my enthusiasm and excitement about the future, and helped me to get unstuck."

Amy McGeady, Career Coaching Client   

"JBL Strategies was instrumental in leading Family Eldercare through a strategic direction process. Their knowledge and experience provided us with a foundation to bring our vision and mission and put it to work for our clients. They were able to bring our community partners, our Board of Directors, the leadership staff and employees of Family Eldercare together to produce a strategic direction for our organization."

Kent Herring, CEO, Family Eldercare   

"Easter Seals just finished working with JBL Strategies on a customized training for our staff that was followed with a 1:1 coaching session for each participant. The training was amazing and staff unanimously stated it was one of the best trainings they have had."

Tami Andres, VP, HR & Organizational Development, Easter Seals Central Texas