Always doing more is not an effective self-care strategy, and it won’t make you a better leader. Now, I'm not here to bash to-do lists. Lists are great, for all the reasons. I'm not even going to tell you to stop making lists. I am only here to tell you that there is one list that you probably don't have on your docket, and it's the list that could change everything. It's your Not-To-Do list.Read More
This is a blog for mission-driven leaders who are serious about measuring, adjusting, and growing the good they do.
Strategic planning isn't for you, the leader, it’s for your team. When people get clear on the opportunities and challenges ahead and get real about what it will take to make change happen, the result is an agile strategy that will push all the boundaries. And you’ll have a team of people on fire to make it happen.Read More
The agile manifesto has its origins in software development. But don't be fooled, it's is for all of us who put people at the center of our work. For social enterprises, nonprofits, and organizational leaders everywhere who are in business to do good.Read More
You are savvy and probably know infographics are hot, but if you aren’t a designer, creating a beautiful visual may seem out of reach. I’m here to tell you (and show you), how to make a beautiful infographic in 20 minutes—with a simple (read: no design experience required), FREE, tool called Canva.Read More
The Center for Story-Based Strategy got their start with a simple mission—to end the era of outdated stories. That mission has grown into a national movement of storytellers out to create social change. They are teaching people how to target dominant narratives of power and change the story. Here are 3 free ways they can help you.Read More
DATA CAN BE A TOOL
THAT HELPS US
MAKE BETTER DECISIONS
IN THE MOMENT
—AND NOT JUST AT THE END,
BUT ALONG THE WAY
WHEN WE CAN
MAKE THE MOST DIFFERENCE.
It's so easy to throw together a survey these days. It's easy to make a google form, slap a few questions in there, and survey the heck out of anyone with an email address. But, just because it's easy to make a survey, doesn't mean it's easy to get responses that you can actually use.Read More