The Organizational Development Muse

Simple Living CEO Style

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Whether you are a Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director or interim CEO, you are responsible for the whole of the organization. Nobody else shares the responsibility for the complexity of the whole at the level you do, Even if you are fortunate enough to have a team member who demonstrates potential to perceive the complexity of the whole, they are not responsible for it. Their job does not depend on it. Organizational performance does not ultimately point to them with the intensity that it points to you.

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Topics: process consulting, nonprofit executive leadership, peer-based consulting teams, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Leader2Leader, executive leadership development,, Convene Teams,, interim ceo,, peer-based executive teams

Nonprofit financial management: 4 confusions infecting executives

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

My remaining blog posts in 2011 are going to touch on 4 confusions that infect nonprofit leaders when it comes to nonprofit financial management. We find them everywhere we turn in our consulting practice--especially among gifted executive directors, faithful board members and departmental managers. Yes, even CFO's who are good at what they do can share in the confusion.

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Topics: nonprofit leadership, financial confusion, nonprofit executive leadership, stewardship education, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership