Developing an inclusive culture sounds great in theory, but what does that really mean? What is the difference between inclusive behaviors and inclusive culture? Through interactive content and discussion, we unpack why inclusive culture is critical for effective supervision and leadership. We examine components of organizational culture and identify elements of inclusive culture.
Many organizations adopt flexible work solutions to attract talent, support resiliency, lower overhead, and build a greater presence across a larger geographic region. However, leading staff remotely has its challenges. Whether you are currently managing remote staff, working remotely, or thinking about adding remote staff to your organization, this webinar will help you and your team establish practices for building rapport, setting expectations, and communicating effectively.
Many economists say that a recession is looming–and that we are starting to see early signs of a downward turn. The time to get prepared is before the worst of it hits. In this session, we’ll talk about stress-testing your financial position. We’ll show you how to do financial scenario planning so you can create your own contingency plan. And because we are facing more than just financial uncertainty, we’ll walk through stress-testing your staffing, board, program, and more.
In this session, we share better practices for creating job descriptions, compensation policies, and onboarding and training plans, all that support both current and new staff. Special emphasis is paid to making the process more equitable and inclusive.
In this session we will develop a greater understanding of what resilience is and how to foster it in our lives. We’ll explore a bit about the biological basis of resilience and talk about the essential skill of effective self care.
Hiring an executive director is one of the most important tasks a board will ever undertake. If you are a board member or chair with little hiring experience, you are in good company. We’ve created this guide to support board members at any level of hiring experience.
In this session, we will identify five non-negotiables for creating high quality fundraising program and discuss what has changed in fundraising. We will also discuss messages you can use to create impact, identify new sources to maximize your fundraising program’s success, and offer up strategies for creating a stronger culture of philanthropy among your staff, board, volunteers and donors.
In a world full of overflowing inboxes and overwhelmed minds, telling stories that motivate peoples’ heads, hearts, and hands is more important than ever. Hone your storytelling skills with TREC Associate Kristi Chester Vance and Harvard University teaching fellow Dušan Stojičić, who will train participants in the Public Narrative storytelling model created by Marshall Ganz, legendary organizer and Harvard Kennedy School senior lecturer.
This webinar will review the data/context (the what), the impact/outcome (so what), and next steps/resources (now what) to recognize and reduce bias in your fundraising practices.
Formally adopting a strategic plan is one of the most fundamental responsibilities of a board of directors. This resource reviews the process between the planning committee, staff, and board from review to adoption of your new strategic plan.
Shared Allocation is the process of spreading your shared expenses such as rent and utilities across your programs and other cost centers. By using shared allocation, each program shows its full costs. This toolkit shows you why this is important and how to do it.
A calendar developed at the start of the year captures both ongoing/recurring board responsibilities as well as new initiatives. By anticipating upcoming tasks, it helps committees plan their work, helps board leaders design board agendas and helps staff prepare
Every organization has strengths and vulnerabilities, and many leaders are too close to the situation to see these clearly. In this webinar, we’ll walk through TREC’s Organizational Ecology Assessment Tool to show you how to rank your organization on key indicators in three areas: Programs, People, and Money.
In the words of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, “plans are useless but planning is indispensable.” This may sound like a repudiation of strategic plans, but the best organizations use an appropriate mix of formal planning and “adaptive management” to make sure they have the most appropriate goals and strategies given the current circumstances. In this webinar, we explore the range of planning and management approaches and tools that an organization should consider. This webinar explores the “strategic mindset” that characterizes organizations that punch above their weight, and look at how the board and staff can best work together to guide the organization’s direction.
As a board member, you may have found that time and limited resources have influenced your board’s ability to identify and implement the best strategies to support your organization. As an executive director, you may be wondering what tools are available to support your board. This webinar will provide foundational tips and strategies in order to support efficient and fulfilling board participation.
A committee list for boards, including responsibilities and/or activities for each activity. This resource offers job descriptions for 15 committees to adapt for your own organization.