how to build high performance teams!
Learn How Culture
Eats Policy for Breakfast!
This workshop is about making sure everyone in your organization...
knows what your goals are,
knows what each other's roles are,
and knows what their limits are in working to accomplish those goals in the most creative, resourceful and innovative way possible.
Making the most of what you have!
Before you go looking for more resources, make sure you're doing the best you can with what you have!
This workshop looks at...
how to unleash the maximum creativity and innovation in your organization (using what you have to start),
understanding clearly where you're looking to go and what kind of difference you want to make,
and how to measure and learn as you go.
good Planning, evaluation & governance!
Do you really know where you're trying to get to? The difference you're trying to make?
Good planning, systems for evaluation and good governance are critical for any organization to succeed!
This workshop goes into more detail...
about what not just good, but great, governance is all about,
how new trends in planning can help you perform at your best,
and how to keep your eye on the ball even as chaos surrounds you.
show me the $$$!
Once you've made sure you are doing the best you can with the resources you have...
Then it's time to look at what other sources of funding and investment could be helpful.
This workshop looks at...
finding & writing grants,
donations & planned giving,
and social finance.
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