Category Archives: Planning

Master Organizational Culture

I help leaders convert seriously problematic cultures to energized and focused cultures that allow the organizations to fulfill their missions.  Does your organization attract and retain the best leaders and employees? Do people in your organization tend to support each other’s success? Does … Continue reading

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Master Outcomes and Impact

Do you need to strengthen your outcomes planning or implementation? Do you have effective mechanisms for evaluating whether your strategies and activities are indeed producing the desired impact? Does everyone involved with your mission have a shared vision about desired impact? … Continue reading

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Use Planning to build Leadership Capacity

This post identifies opportunities for using a planning process to build alignment between leaders and strengthen your leadership team. Continue reading

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Use Planning to build Leadership Alignment

Planning processes can be used to build leadership alignment and capacity. Think of planning as something you do throughout the year, not just at the annual strategic planning retreat! This post identifies some good opportunities for using planning, and describes the difference intentional planning can make for building an effective leadership team. Continue reading

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Getting Smart about Planning

What is INTELLIGENT PLANNING? by Dr. Ginny Trierweiler, the Mission-Based Leader’s Coach Planning processes are not one-size-fits-all. Maybe you are planning to complete a successful grant proposal over the next 5 weeks, or to hire a new Vice President for … Continue reading

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Use Intelligent Planning to Support Leadership Alignment

When seeking ways to better align your leadership team, consider engaging in a thoughtful planning process. Continue reading

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Using your Granddad’s strategic planning process?

Strategic planning processes can be a waste of time, especially if you don’t give them enough time, if you skip key parts of the process, or you fail to obtain a facilitator with the leadership skills to guide your leadership team through the tough spots, where there is often a wealth of opportunity. Continue reading

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Avoiding Strategic Planning FAILS

Strategic Planning can help your organization achieve great momentum and magnify its impact. Or it can be a frustrating waste of time! How do you find a good facilitator for your next planning process? Continue reading

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Done well, Strategic Planning creates momentum

Strategic planning can lead to a great increase in momentum for your organization, and that can lead to greater impact. Continue reading

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Determine your Organization’s Prime Point to Strengthen your Leadership

by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. When the leadership team of a mission-based organization is strong, that organization is much more likely to achieve great results and meaningful community impact. Without a strong leadership team, the organization may fail to gain great … Continue reading

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