Adopting a proposal mindset can be key to getting to yes more often, more collaboratively, and more efficiently. Not to mention with less time wasted. It is an intentional way of thinking when presenting topics for discussion and decision-making, whether in your professional or personal life. Learn how and why.
Category Archives: Leadership
Trends for nonprofit survival in 2022
After the two+ years of exceptional circumstances challenging nonprofits, deciding how to move forward can be overwhelming. JBL Strategies invited David C. Smith, CEO of United Way for Greater Austin, to share his perspective on trends for nonprofit survival in 2022, highlighting people, leadership and uniting as key.
An imposter’s confession
Hi, my name is Jane Baxter Lynn and I have (or suffer from) imposter syndrome. It is a real thing. Why do you care? Because many of you may be challenged by this feeling of not being enough, of guilt for being too much, or simply inadequacy, without understanding why.
Beyond Belt Tightening Part 2, Return to Mission & Values
Mission and values, when applied properly, become key ingredients for nonprofits’ attaining financial success, whether in an emergency like Covid-19 or not. Austin-based finance and operations consultant for nonprofits Sean Hale presents the second in his 3-part series on the habits that nonprofits can use to address financial challenges now.
Beyond Belt-Tightening Part 1, From Inertia to Action
Nonprofits seeking ways to overcome the financial impact of Covid-19 need to look beyond belt-tightening and begging for money to the money they already have. So says Sean Hale, Austin-based finance and operations consultant for nonprofits. In his 3-part series, Sean will share with us three habits that nonprofits can use to address financial challenges now.
Clarity, Courage and Calm under Chaos – crucial leadership traits now
As the world faces so much uncertainty and many difficult decisions are having to be made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, now more than ever people are looking to their leaders for direction. What traits are leaders like those in our nonprofit community needing to draw on at this critical time?