Posts Tagged ‘transition’

Seven Ways New NonProfit Leaders Succeed the First Year on the Job

Leadership skill is built upon skilled listening, including listening to yourself for health and wellness.  Busy leaders know intellectually that taking care of yourself is how you are best able to take care of others.  The challenge, in this part three of our series, continues to be putting this principle into disciplined, regular practice.  Leadership coaching, as my clients have told me, has […]


Nonprofit Leader Partnerships: How to Achieve the Right Balance

Like a well-played symphony, when nonprofit leaders partner well with their staff and volunteers, magic happens.  Leadership in the nonprofit sector requires a unique balance of communication, coordination, and collaboration whether it is in professional societies, universities or colleges, trade associations, or faith-based or charitable organizations. Though a board of directors or council holds ultimate legal and fiduciary responsibility, […]


Creator, Challenger, Coach through Change: Getting out of the Drama

Being creative can be tough when bad news abounds.  Yet taking the creative, challenging coach role through turbulence is a hero’s journey that matters greatly as we recover and build anew. What does it mean to be a Trusted Change Advisor in today’s turbulent times? My colleague, Liz Guthridge, wrote a helpful post about the […]


Two Tried & True Change Models – Evergreen for Agile Change

“There isn’t anything so practical as” a good model to help leaders, change agents and advocates explain what is happening in change and transition, paraphrasing Kurt Lewin.  An informed change leader can head off the deadly effects of compliance and indifference and increase true, community commitment with a good set of tools, facilitation skills and change research, informed by timely […]


What’s Important? The Top Seven for Surving a Bleeping, Blogging Desert and Flood

I regularly manage sending out hundreds of posts in the Reveln mini-blog world, but the mother-ship blog presents a special challenge of desert and flood. I’ve shared my seven break-through learning steps that the holiday crush brought to light. Maybe it will help you in taking stock of what’s important.


Business and Happiness: Gardens, Woods and Rest to Make it Happen

“Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit.” Work/life balance post including research on happiness, and local delights of the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market, including Pilar’s tamale lunch special.