Execution is where strategy goes to die.
Overworked Directors need Execution tools to free up their time for planning and leadership
Flawless Execution is the 3rd of Four Decisions that every NonProfit leader must master. The other ‘Four Decisions’ are Right People, Sustainable Strategy, and Abundant Cash. Click on each title to check out the Four Decisions!
After you set your priorities for the quarter, this tool asks you to develop 2-5 Smart actions per week and gives you 13 chances to succeed. How can you lose?
Gather the leadership team at the 6-week mark in the quarter and see what is preventing wins. Help each other so that everyone ends the quarter with success!
Data and data analysis are complicated topics. This tool helps a Board or Management Team start with some simple questions
What are the visible or tangible items for your agency which remind everyone of your Mission and Core Values?
In complex jobs, there still has to be less than 5 priorities. This tool explores how to find them
Communication is vital in a nonprofit. The 5-Beat Rhythm reduces friction (possibly more than anything else)
For most nonprofits, all that we have to offer is wisdom called ‘intellectual property’. What is your’s?
A simple tool for program managers to use before quarterly planning.
Every staff member in a nonprofit can 10X their impact with a good rolodex. This tool helps overworked directors build one for their team.
Humans love games. And they are one great tool to motivate our best work. Mix in some fun!
There are 14 key processes in a nonprofit. Nonprofits under $5 million revenue have to choose Flawless Execution in 3 processes and accept fines in others. This tools helps leaders make difficult choices.
People are used to easy-to-use services from large companies. This tool explores areas in your nonprofit where overworked directors can 10X service delivery
Long-term successful managers need coaching more than supervision. This tool helps managers self-reflect on the past quarter and priorities.
Fred Reichheld developed this method to find out what clients are thinking about your nonprofit. Collect the data iteratively and see where the trends are.
Verne Harnish studied the life of one of the best Americans in business – John D. Rockefeller. Ask your leadership team to explore the 10 Rockefeller Habits and choose one to improve
Any meeting with more than 30 clients present needs a Work Breakdown Structure. Your Flawless Execution will amaze the public
Overworked directors find that many good ideas in planning never get owned by anyone. Prevention is simple
What type of leadership structure does your nonprofit need? Simple processes such as meal service and complicated process such as clinic services require different management structures
What happens when your nonprofit activity has to navigate politicians and their power base?
At times, a theme can pull together a whole organization and protect a new success
Storing and converting data in ways to limit liability and loss
Victoria Medvec – Negotiation/Management
Fred Reichheld – Net Promoter Score