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The Basics of Sharing Leadership

In Leadership by Karen Buck

by Karen Buck and Cindy Willard We often think of leadership as a solitary exercise. Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Martin Luther King. Yet there are also great leadership teams – think …

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Leadership – Practice vs. Style

In Leadership by Lisa Selzler

Leadership practices are those things all leaders do – the very things that make those individuals leaders. While a variety of opinions exist regarding what qualifies as a leadership practice, …

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Dust-Covered Plans

In Strategic Planning by Karen Buck

One question I always ask while preparing for any planning process is: “What needs to come out of this process for you to consider it successful?” Do you want to …

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How do You Make Decisions?

In Management by Lisa Selzler

We cannot be all things to all people. Successful organizations (agencies, programs, etc.) focus on who they are, what results they need to achieve, and who they need to engage …

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Deciding What Comes Off the Plate

In Management by Shelli Bischoff

One of the most important steps in strategic planning happens after you create your strategic plan. If you used your planning process to actually make strategic decisions, then you must …

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Sustainability 101

In Sustainability by Karen Buck

Remember playing telephone when you were young? One person would whisper a phrase into the ear of the person sitting next to them and so on down the line. By …