Category Archives: Management

2 Key Strategies for Increasing your Power and Influence as a Leader

When managers and leaders have the confidence, insights, and skills for effectively managing power and influence, they will achieve greater success in their jobs and will contribute much more to ensuring that the organization fulfills its mission! Continue reading

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Building skills in influence, persuasion, and managing effectively up, down, and sideways!

What does it take to achieve the kind of constructive influence you dreamed of having as a manager? Come learn the proven insights and skills for mastering constructive influence! Continue reading

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What Difference do Managers Make for Your Mission?

  INVEST IN MANAGERS TO BETTER FULFILL YOUR MISSION— By Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., the Mission-Based Leadership Coach   Nonprofit organizations exist to change the world—to strengthen the community and improve the lives of the people in the community.  But things … Continue reading

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Agree to Disagree? The Most Constructive Way to Handle Disagreements Among Leaders

The idea is to move members of the leadership team away from defending their perspectives and to move toward making thoughtful decisions and taking constructive action based on the wisdom of the whole group. Continue reading

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What Happens When Leaders Can’t Effectively Resolve Disagreements?

To build a high-performing leadership team, you must establish agreed-upon approaches for managing conflicts. Continue reading

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Respect Distinct Roles and Responsibilities

Everyone wants to be clear what their job is! It’s difficult to be successful if you’re not clear. And, while it’s not desirable to be overly rigid about it, if you want to build a great, high-performing leadership team, it is definitely important to achieve clarity of roles and responsibilities– and to respect boundaries and authorities. Continue reading

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You might be surprised how often this disrupts leadership team functioning

If your organization lacks clear direction, you will not have a high-functioning leadership team. Agreement and clarity about the shared vision, key goals and strategies is one of the key elements for building a dynamic, united, high-performing leadership team to lead your mission-based work. Continue reading

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The First Step to Building a High Performing Leadership Team

It is neither easy nor common to build a dynamic, united leadership team in which leaders lead in the same direction and even amplify each other’s efforts. It all starts with hiring and promoting the right leaders… Continue reading

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Is your mission-based leadership team effectively united and dynamic ?

How united, dynamic, and truly effective is your leadership team? To what extent are staff leaders– and board leaders– leading in the same direction, even amplifying each others’ efforts? You can greatly enhance your organization’s effectiveness and impact when you build a great, high functioning leadership team! Continue reading

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Is your organizational culture supporting great impact?

Culture matters—a lot—in determining whether your organization maximizes or squanders resources. Mission-based leaders must make it a priority to create and sustain a healthy organizational culture in order to maximize resources to fulfill their mission. Continue reading

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