The Sharpening Your Ax Series: Nonprofit Summer Strategy Sessions

The Nuts & Bolts of Team Building

August is a great time to slow down, go deep, learn, plan, and prepare for the hustle of the end of the year.  Just like Abraham Lincoln said: “If you give me 8 hours to chop down a tree, I’ll spend 6 hours sharpening my ax,” my goal with this series is to help you sharpen your proverbial organizational ax.

This week, I’ve curated 3 resources to help you build and sustain a healthy and high-impact team.

Tuesday, August 22nd

6-Minute Strategy: Hiring Tactics

This 6-minute strategy episode will walk through how to approach hiring to make sure that you’re recruiting and building the right team for your organization’s needs

Wednesday, August 23rd

6-Minute Strategy: SOPs

This 6-minute strategy episode walks through one of the most powerful secrets for keeping your team aligned and moving in the same direction: standard operating procedures.

Thursday, August 24th

The Art & Science of Building Trust, with Darcy Richie

To round out our exploration, I’m resharing a podcast episode that is deeply meaningful to me, from one of the best team builders and leaders I have ever known: A conversation with my sister, Darcy Richie, about the art and science of building a powerful team.

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