Regardless of your organization’s size or stage of growth, this special collection on nonprofit executive teams offers practical advice for getting the most from the work your team does together.
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A nonprofit executive team's effectiveness is essential for an organization's success. Yet often these teams underperform for a variety of reasons. The five steps laid out here can help nonprofit executive teams move from underperforming to high-performing in their work to advance their organizations' missions. Read more >>
Nonprofit leaders committed to integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into their organizations will need to adopt new practices and behaviors to live into this goal. Read more >>
In this conversation with Bridgespan Partner Kirk Kramer, Peter Thies, president of Boston-based consultancy The River Group, offers a glimpse inside his playbook for developing effective nonprofit executives teams, highlighting the team dynamics that support collaboration. Read more >>
Founder and president of The Table Group and best-selling author Patrick Lencioni writes in Death By Meeting that meetings often suffer from two problems: they're boring and lack context and purpose. Bridgespan's Libbie Landles-Cobb shares his solutions and suggests other practices that can transform meetings from time sinks into opportunities to really get things done. Read more >>
Careful assessment of what you need to lead your organization over the long haul provides a good starting point from which to consider who and what roles should be on your executive team.
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Leadership expert Ruth Wageman and Bridgespan Partner Libbie Landles-Cobb discuss how to get teams focused on the priorities that will make the most of their valuable time. Read more >>
Roxane White, former CEO and president of the nonprofit Nurse-Family Partnership, shares approaches she's used to encourage high-performance from the executive teams with which she has worked. Read more >>