Managing better

How to be useful to the teams we lead.

Coach Training and Coach Community Offerings from Blooming Willow Coaching with Leslie Avant-Brown

This is a five-month International Coaching Federation ACSTH accredited certification offering. Conductors is designed for students interested in developing strong culturally relevant, coaching skills to support growth and healing in diverse communities.

Blooming Willow Coaching

Tools for Managing

Various worksheets, tools, and tips to help with effective management for feedback, budgeting, development, board accountability, and much more.

The Management Center

Two Hats Process

This four-step process helps us to air and resolve issues.

Social Transformation Project

Situational Leadership Theory

Explore the possibility of leadership styles being a combination of task behavior and relationship behavior.


Making the Toughest Calls

Learn about making the right decisions and what to do when no decision feels right.

Harvard Business Review

Wicked Problem Solvers

Learn about using cross-industry collaborations to solve the most complex problems.

Harvard Business Review

Leading the Team You Inherit

Explore how to work effectively with the team you didn’t build.

Harvard Business Review

“Both/And” Leadership

Discover a leadership model that where you may purposefully and confidently embrace inconsistencies and maintain dynamic equilibrium.

Harvard Business Review

Getting Reorgs Right

This simple five-step process will help maximize the value and minimize the misery of a reorg.

Harvard Business Review

Bursting the CEO Bubble

Consider how to penetrate the CEO bubble that is created by power and position.

Harvard Business Review

Onboarding Isn’t Enough

Help new staff be more effective in their new role by following the steps in this assessment framework.

Harvard Business Review

Goals and Success Spectrum Toolkit

Clarify your goals and expected outcomes with this toolkit.

Faster than 20


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