Leadership

From “Survivor” to “Amazing Race:” Developing Board Champions

Leading a dynamic nonprofit board is challenging. Often, it can feel like an episode of the television show “Survivor.” In this session, you’ll explore practical and unique ways you can transform your board journey into an “Amazing Race.” Moving beyond a simple review of board roles and responsibilities, you’ll dive deep into the key practices of dynamic nonprofit boards, potential pitfalls to avoid, as well as current trends and hot topics. You’ll also begin developing your individual plan to elevate your board effectiveness.

Recording length: 1 hour, 14 minutes

Steady and Forward Leadership in Times of Change

As President and CEO of the Raleigh Chamber, Adrienne Cole represents one of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S. by leading an 1,800 member regional business organization focused on economic development, regional mobility, government affairs, business support and community engagement. Adrienne will share an introduction to the Raleigh Chamber, her leadership philosophy, lessons learned from Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity initiatives, the impact of the global pandemic, trying new things and moving forward during times of change.

Recording length: 44 minutes

How to Have a Good Fight!

Do you know how to argue in the right way? Conflict in the workplace is natural – even necessary. Colleagues who challenge one another’s thinking tend to consider a richer range of options, which ultimately leads to better business decisions. This webinar, based on research by Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Jean L. Kahwayjy, and L.J. Bourgeois published in Harvard Business Review, reveals the six tactics managers can use to ensure that healthy conflict doesn’t turn personal and unproductive, focusing on conflict, decision-making, leadership, and managing people.

2018 Walking the Talk Webinar Series

In 2018, the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits launched the initiative, Walking the Talk: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in North Carolina Nonprofits, to address the nonprofit racial and generational leadership gaps while lifting up equity, diversity, and inclusion in all North Carolina nonprofits. The 2018 Walking the Talk Webinar Series includes the four webinars that helped to introduce and progress the initiative.