CEO to Founder: Discovering Your Path to a Successful Executive Transition

Posted by Lon Swartzentruber

A friend recently told me that he wanted to transition from his role of CEO of an organization to a new role: Founder. I’ve known him for 15 years, and that desire intrigued me. “What do you hope to achieve through your transition?” I asked.

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Topics: nonprofits, lon swartzentruber, a cause greater, nonprofit, nonprofit leadership, organizational develoment, process consulting, executive transitions, leadership transition, succession planning

How Process Consulting Can Contribute to Capital Campaign Success

Posted by Lon Swartzentruber

An old friend called one day and asked if I could help her with a capital campaign.

My first question was this: What did she hope to achieve through the campaign?

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Topics: nonprofits, lon swartzentruber, a cause greater, nonprofit, nonprofit leadership, organizational develoment, process consulting, capital campaigns

A Process Consulting Approach to Strategic Planning

Posted by Lon Swartzentruber

As you know from last month’s post on understanding process consulting,  a process consultant explores a series of open-ended questions with a client to help them more clearly understand the situation that needs to be addressed.   

So, how might this approach develop a strategic planning process that transforms an organization? Let’s explore an example.

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Topics: nonprofits, lon swartzentruber, a cause greater, nonprofit, nonprofit leadership, organizational develoment, process consulting, strategic planning

Understanding Process Consulting

Posted by Lon Swartzentruber

 

People often ask me, 

What is process consulting?”   

The term can sound intimidating,

but at its core, process consulting

is about helping a person or an

organization understand what will

truly help them, and then assisting 

them in taking action to achieve it.  

Nothing more, nothing less.

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Topics: nonprofits, lon swartzentruber, a cause greater, nonprofit, nonprofit leadership, organizational develoment, process consulting