Leadership Retreats

CSL facilitates1-2 day Leadership Retreats for leadership team members, board members and/or staff that cover topics such as:

  • Acknowledging our Strengths and Challenges
    What are our standout qualities? What do we do well? What can we improve on?
  • Compassionate Communication
    How do we interact? How do we effectively collaborate to further the mission of the organization? How can we improve the ways in which we work together?
  • Developing a Collective Vision
    What do we want the organization to look like in three years? What would be the characteristics of our culture, systems, structure, skills, program mix?
  • Developing a Set of Core Values
    What do we stand for? What do we want to be remembered for? Which values bind us together as a team and guide our efforts from day to day?
  • Staff Motivation
    How do we sustain our motivation in difficult times and transcend other issues that drain our energy?
  • The Characteristics of Effective Nonprofit Leaders
    Drawn from surveys of thousands of nonprofit executives nationwide; How can we incorporate the primary characteristics of effective nonprofit leaders into our daily work?
  • Leading with Empathy and Emotional Intelligence
    How can we meet our donors and clients where they are, rather than where we are? How can we improve our ability to listen and attune ourselves to our donors’ and clients’ needs, and to each other?
  • How to Build Trust with Each Other and Our Donors and Clients
    The Trust Mantra: Under-promise and over-deliver, rather than the opposite; What to do when you can’t deliver…
  • Finding The Source of Our Passion
    How do we inspire and motivate each other and our donors and clients?
  • Balancing Work and Life
    How do we maintain psychological and emotional wellness, manage stress and live healthy, balanced lives while also maintaining our commitment to our work?
  • Nine Strategies for Effective Time Management
    How can we let our priorities determine our tasks rather than the other way around?
  • Day-to-Day Management Issues
    How do we report to each other? From goal-setting to Individual Action Plans.

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