Tag Archives: Leadership Development

2012 Annual Report

In 2012, my seventh year of consulting, I’m pleased to report: I served 29 organizations (14 returning clients and 15 new clients…see below for the full list). This brings the total number of clients I have served to over 80. … Continue reading

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Retreat Success: Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

Organizations change. Visionary founders launch organizations. Over the long term, staff work together and make the vision reality, each contributing their own unique passion. What better place to have these discussions than at a retreat for the Museum of Latin … Continue reading

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Retreat Success: Los Feliz Improvement Association

“The activities Ron planned worked great and I was delighted at how fully the board members threw themselves into the skits and other things on the agenda.  I was also impressed at how well Ron kept to the time frames, … Continue reading

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Retreat Success: Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust

“We had a great retreat. All of the staff were really happy.” –Beverly Keefe, Director of Operations, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust Organizations grow. They hire new staff. As they grow, they need to bring everyone up to speed so … Continue reading

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Mapping My Network

I value relationships and appreciate all of the fantastic people in my life. When facilitating retreats, I do my best to build stronger relationships within the leadership I serve. Outside of retreats, I do my best to steward relationships I … Continue reading

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Retreat Success: Youth Speak! Collective

Every nonprofit needs a strong, dynamic team in order to accomplish their work. When an organization grows the size of its staff and its programs, convening the staff once a year for a retreat is a great way to build … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Dealing with People Who Dominate Your Meetings

At some point, you have participated in a meeting where one person clearly dominates the discussion. That person may have even been you. While folks who tend to dominate meetings are usually smart and passionate, their domination often negatively impacts … Continue reading

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