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Encouraging Shared Leadership through Planning

Encouraging Shared Leadership through Planning

Mike Stewart, Executive Director of Boyer’s Children’s Clinic, chose to work with Amanda recently to develop a new strategic plan. ‘We were operating from a strategic plan adopted in 2008,’ Mike reflected. ‘Its original shelf life was three years; it had run its course and exceeded it in some ways.’ In his third year as…

Is Your Leadership on Autopilot?

Is Your Leadership on Autopilot?

We all know that when you want to get better at something, you have to practice – whether it’s sports, music, dance or….leadership. To improve our leadership, we often read books, attend seminars, observe famous leaders, even look at our bosses and swear we will never be like them. In other words, periodic, short bursts…

Kid’s Quest

Kid’s Quest

Come Explore, Play and Learn Together” is the tagline for KidsQuest Children’s Museum in Bellevue, Washington. It also describes my vision for how it should feel to participate in effective strategic planning. After completing a feasibility study, KidsQuest came to me to help them get ready for a future capital campaign by developing their first…

Bringing People Together to Visualize Their Higher Purpose

Bringing People Together to Visualize Their Higher Purpose

Seldovia Village Tribe (SVT) is vital to the health and well‐being of the remote communities it serves on the Kenai Peninsula.  Tribal headquarters are located in Seldovia, a village on the shores of beautiful Cook Inlet.  There are no roads to Seldovia.  The only access to this once ancient gathering place for trade is by…

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