Ineffective meetings stood out as a major pain point in Bridgespan’s research for “Increasing Nonprofit Executive Team Effectiveness.” Only 17 percent of nonprofit executives surveyed strongly agreed that their meetings were effective. Disappointing considering these meeting, notes Patrick Lencioni, best-selling author on leadership and organizational health, are part of “where everything comes to life, and where you demonstrate whether you are an effective team or not.”
January 24, 2019
How to Lead Effective Nonprofit Executive Team Meetings
Avoid these common mistakes and establish good practices to transform your nonprofit executive team meetings from time sinks into engaging opportunities to really get things done.
Libbie Landles-Cobb is a partner in Bridgespan’s San Francisco office, where she has worked since 2008. She has worked with dozens of nonprofits and philanthropies on issues of strategy, organizational development, and team effectiveness.
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