Facilitation Skills for the Leader and Workplace Technology

    Facilitation skills can be used in many settings – running Board/Staff meetings, strategic planning, problem solving meetings, even conducting performance evaluations. The mission of facilitation is to disclose the facts, and the truth, which means the leader, must be objective and unbiased. If this demeanor cannot be attained, it is better to contract […]

The Coaching Relationship (Coaching Series Part 5)

  The coaching relationship is the “heart and soul’ of the coaching experience. It is the catalyst that transforms the client’s vision into realistic possibilities. The connection has energy and a joint commitment to move forward. An essential element to this relationship is a safe emotional environment based on trust, confidentiality and mutual respect. Clients […]

Fundamentals of the Finance Committee

      A nonprofit’s finance committee plays an important part in keeping the organization financially healthy and legally safe. A recent article published in BoardSource[1] clearly defines those fundamentals. They are:   Oversee financial planning: Play an active roll in the strategic planning process and in the budgeting process. Monitor that adequate funds are […]