David Hartley has had the great privilege of directly training or assisting over 25,000 Canadian nonprofit staff or board members since 2007 in over 175 Canadian communities from every province and territory except Nunavut.
(1) the executive director (CEO) and board in creating an effective board (tools, bylaws, policies, relationships) that knows what they need to do (“direct & protect”), taps into the skills and motivations around the table (meetings are energizing focused on discussion not listening to reports), and helps sustain the senior staff person and the organization.
(2) the executive director, board and all staff in creating a highly practical and motivating strategic plan
(3) the executive director and all staff in creating a vibrant work culture that hits clearly-laid-out-and-communicated operational targets,
(4) the executive director, board and all staff in creating a simple but strong risk management plan every 3 years to keep an eye on the “back-side” of the organization