Articles

Guiding Teams Through Ambiguity

Ambiguity is that space between knowing something has to change and the final landing point. There's no question, ambiguity impacts teams; for some the potential is invigorating and for others the uncertainty causes anxiety. As leaders we must guide our teams regardless. Read More

The Light We Bring

The Jewish community has had more than its fair share of hardship in recent weeks. Inspired by Jewish professionals who have responded with tireless support for the community, we would like to share an idea for immediate implementation for each of the eight days of Chanukah. Read More

What Should Be the Role of the Executive Committee?

An executive committee can play a crucial role in strategic leadership. Regrettably, more often than fulfilling their true purpose – they serve only to preprocess board decisions.  Here is a guide to what an executive committee should do – always, never, and sometimes. Read More

5 Leadership Benefits to Using a Checklist

We all have tasks we need to complete.Without a plan, we may forget steps or not know where to start. And back tracking to remedy mistakes and oversights are usually more complex than getting it right the first time. A simple tool that helps to prevent these mistakes is the checklist. Read More

Thanking Board Members

Board members work hard, for 5-10 hours a month, for 2-3 year stints, for free. It's a no-brainer that they deserve thanks. The “how” to thank them is sometimes a bit trickier. Just like donors, the question is always “how do they like to be acknowledged and appreciated?” Read More…