Develop more powerful, enlightened, and effective leadership.

A powerful set of practices to help leaders “own” their authentic power more fully and exercise it more skillfully. The tools range from how to engage more effectively in courageous conversations to a comprehensive toolkit on managing performance of key staff. Designed for leaders and those who work in leadership development.

5 Pathways to Effective Decisions

Confusion around decisions is endemic in teams and organizations. This model helps groups create clearer and more effective decision-making processes.

Are You Suffering from Leader-itis?

A self-diagnostic tool with suggested remedies for this common ailment of top leaders.

Confusion Around Power: a Challenge to Leadership

Have you noticed the widespread ambivalence and confusion around power that exists in both leaders and staff of non-profits? Here are best practices and tips for dealing with these issues of power.

Courageous Conversations 1: A Paradigm Shift

Part of the Courageous Conversations Toolkit: Learn how to have greater ease and success in having authentic, challenging conversations. A series of articles, best practices and tools to develop this most critical skill for leaders and consultants.

Courageous Conversations 2: Do You Need One?

Part of the Courageous Conversations Toolkit: Is a Courageous Conversation the right strategy? This tool helps you determine the benefits and risks in any given situation.

Courageous Conversations 3: How to Prepare

Part of the Courageous Conversations Toolkit: A worksheet and tips for how to prepare for successful Courageous Conversations.

Courageous Conversations 4: Best Practices

Part of the Courageous Conversations Toolkit: What to actually do in challenging conversations. Improve your success rate for Courageous Conversations by studying these best practices.

Creating Group Alignment

A guide for leaders and consultants in how to create greater alignment in teams.

Managing Emotions: A Guide for Leaders and Consultants

How to deal skillfully with emotions in work teams and organizational life.

Managing Performance 1: Overview

Part of the Managing Performance Toolkit: Many of our non-profits suffer from a lack of rigor around managing performance. This series of articles, tools and best practices covers all the elements of a transformational approach to managing performance in teams and organizations.

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