Bill Stierle – 4 Steps to a Low-Drama Team

Feelings are Only Indicators! The Four Steps to a Low-Drama Team – Bill Stierle   As we’re working on our nonprofit vision, we run into roadblocks. We get aggravated that teams aren’t performing the way we wish. We get frustrated when we’re learning new software programs. We get annoyed when Bob asks about bookkeeping issues…

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Cal Turner, Jr. – Ironically, Leaders Follow

The Irony of Leadership: Leaders Follow   – Cal Turner, Jr.   Nonprofit Performance Magazine spoke with Cal Turner, Jr. We asked, “What qualities make for an effective and lasting leader?”   Interestingly, I think that being a consistent and dedicated follower is the foundation of leadership. A leader has a compelling personal mission that…

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John Maxwell – Enlarge Those Around You

– Dr. John C. Maxwell   Before the NBA ever heard of Shaquille O’Neal, Dikembe Mutombo, Tim Duncan, Hakeem Olajuwon, or Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, center players Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell changed professional basketball. Chamberlain was a great scorer and Russell was known more for his defense, but they played above the rim like no centers…

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Elliot Jones – The Design Corner

– Elliot Jones   In talking about design for organizations, an important aspect of the classes I teach, credibility immediately comes to mind. How your website and material look makes or breaks your credibility. If you have a mishmash of uncoordinated content, or your website looks like you paid $15 for it, your credibility can…

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