Category Archives: Organizational Leadership

How Resources Fly Out the Window in Mission-Based Organizations!

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., the Mission -Based Leadership Coach ARE YOUR ORGANIZATION’S RESOURCES FLYING OUT THE WINDOW!? Mission-based organizations (including nonprofit, not-for-profit, and others) fulfill some of the most important and fundamental needs in our communities.  As important as the … Continue reading

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How to Hire Employees with Strong Self-Management Skills

It makes a huge difference to hire for social-emotional competencies.  So, you want to know HOW?  In this paper, I share my favorite interview questions to evaluate for the competencies of self-regulation and self-motivation. Ask questions in the interview process … Continue reading

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Are your employees happy?

Happy at work?  Promoting Happiness in the Mission-Based and Nonprofit Work by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. Betty loved accounting and budget planning and reveled in numbers and spreadsheets. She seemed a particularly talented candidate for the position of Finance Director in … Continue reading

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2 More Keys to Successful Adjustment to a Management Promotion

By Dr. Ginny Trierweiler In our last post, we addressed three keys to becoming effective in a new middle-management position, which were: 1. Get Clarity about Your New Role 2. Acknowledge Power Differences 3.  Give Clear Expectations and Feedback In this post, … Continue reading

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Promoted to Management? 3 Keys to Becoming a Great Manager

By Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D., Ginny Trierweiler Consulting _________ “Promoted” from psychologist to mental health center manager and director more than 20 years ago, I had the opportunity to experience first-hand the excitement and disillusionment, pitfalls and opportunities that accompanied this “promotion.”  Since then, … Continue reading

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