Starved for Time? Snack on This.

Starved for Time? Snack on This.

Many leaders are hungry for time. Last year, the Center for Creative Leadership conducted a survey that found 88% percent of leaders report work as a primary source of stress in their lives and that having a leadership role increases the level of stress. One of the... Read more
Ten Tips on How to Lead a Strategic Planning Session

Ten Tips on How to Lead a Strategic Planning Session

Whether you’re just beginning your strategic planning or in the middle of a process, these tips can help you create the best possible plan for your organization: 1. Get ready. Deciding what information you need to make meaningful decisions is the key to an... Read more
How To Get The Most Out of Your Coaching Sessions

How To Get The Most Out of Your Coaching Sessions

After years of coaching both nonprofit and for‐profit leaders, I’ve witnessed what successful individuals do to get the most out of working with a coach. Perhaps the most important element to your success is the attitude you bring to a coaching session. Coaching is an... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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