Management and leadership
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Extreme Ownership | Jocko Willink | TEDxUniversityofNevada
In this riveting talk, Jocko Willink explains from personal experience how war teaches you the most when things go wrong. Jocko asserts that when a team takes ownership of its problems, the problems get solved.
Running a Family and a Business
Listen the experience of Diana Lovett, the founder of a socially responsible chocolate company called Cissé Cocoa, on how to balance entrepreneurship and parenthood.
The talk was originally given by Zena Sharman at Q-Med: Building LGBTQI+ Leaders in Health Care, a conference held at the Yale School of Medicine in March 2019.
This document offers a template for doing weekly supervisory check-ins with staff members.
How to Help (Without Micromanaging)
Extensive research shows that when employees get hands-on managerial support, they perform better than when they’re left to their own devices, but unnecessary or unwanted help can be demoralizing and counterproductive. So how do you intervene constructively?
The Management Center Trainings
Training for new nonprofit managers, seasoned professionals, and everyone in between; helping leaders working for social change build and run more effective organizations.
Where Does it Hurt? Health and Disharmony in Organizational Ecosystems
Here Ora Grodsky presents a framework for viewing organizational challenges and opportunities within the context of the four layers of organizational ecosystems. All of the layers are living subsystems within the ecosystem. And all living systems require tending over time to maintain or restore health. This framework can be used to understand how the different layers influence each other and the ecosystem as a whole, and to identify and design appropriate interventions to foster, create, or restore organizational harmony.
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