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.
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.
Rotation is a healthy and natural way of providing change and necessary transformation for boards. Regularly bringing in new board members helps keep away stagnation and provides the board opportunities for renewal. This resource reviews the importance of Board Term Limits and discusses the advantages and concerns to take into consideration for your Board.
Accurate revenue forecasting is an essential, yet overlooked, aspect of sound organizational management. This brief report is a useful resource to help organizations think strategically about revenue generation using several different analytical tools.
Feedback isn’t about “once-and-done.” An effective organization strives to create a feedback-rich culture which takes both organizational systems and leadership behaviors that are applied consistently over time. Systems support and sustain behaviors. Behaviors bring systems to life. Use this list to see where your organizations thrive and identify where you might need to focus on improving.
TREC understands that accurate job descriptions form the basis for many aspects of an effective organization. Relevant and up to date position descriptions help every employee understand their duties, tasks, and responsibilities. TREC offers a guide to writing job descriptions, a sample job description, and a template to help your organization.
With the millions of pieces of direct mail sent out every year, your job is to have your letter rise above all the rest. This resource will help you look at some ways to make your appeals outshine the rest and bring better returns.
Turnover is inevitable, at all levels and for different reasons from retirement, job changes, and termination. Organizations and boards need to be prepared to handle any turnover, especially at the senior level.
When an employee leaves your organization, it can be useful to hold an exit interview. Information gained from this process can help you fine tune elements of your organization.
A guide on how to present financials to the nonprofit Board of Directors. Includes a draft financial narrative, how to create a budget to actual report, and more.
The fundraising planning process begins with a broad road map for the year that lays out exactly where you must end up. Key points to consider are revenues generated from each fundraising activity; and how much time will be necessary to accomplish each objective.