Surviving to Thriving for Nonprofit Leaders

Kathy Archer

Leadership Development Coach Kathy Archer helps women leading in nonprofits ditch survival mode and enjoy impactful leadership! * Develop your CONFIDENCE * Maintain your COMPOSURE * Lead with INTEGRITY kathyarcher.com @kathydarcher on social media read less
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# 98 - Traditional Nonprofit Leadership Training Fails: Here's why
Mar 23 2024
# 98 - Traditional Nonprofit Leadership Training Fails: Here's why
Unlocking Effective Leadership: Moving Beyond Training to Character-Driven LeadershipAre you a woman leader in the nonprofit sector feeling overwhelmed and grappling with imposter syndrome? Learn why traditional nonprofit training falls shortDiscover how to elevate your leadership effectiveness Get excited about a transformative path to character-driven leadership. Highlights from the episode:The Flaw in Nonprofit Leadership Training You're not alone if you've attended leadership training but are still grappling with leadership challenges. That’s because traditional training often focuses solely on the "what," leaving leaders struggling to implement effective strategies. Uncover why this approach isn't enough and what you can do differently.The Importance of Practice in Leadership SkillsMastery requires more than just learning; it demands practice. By investing time in honing your skills and embodying authentic leadership, you can elevate your effectiveness as a leader.Character-Driven Leadership: Beyond the BasicsIt's not enough to simply go through the motions of leadership tasks. Authentic leadership stems from your character and how you engage with others. Learn to infuse genuineness and empathy into your leadership approach to foster meaningful connections with your team.Becoming a Character-Driven Leader: Values and EmotionsWhen you examine your values and beliefs and align them with your leadership style, you’ll develop your character and strengthen your reputation, which will help you navigate challenging situations with grace and authenticity.The Path to Impactful Leadership: Self-ReflectionSelf-reflection is the cornerstone of character-driven leadership. Commit to continuous growth by pausing, pondering, and pivoting in your leadership approach.The Character Driven Leadership CourseElevate your leadership journey with the Character Driven Leadership course. This six-month program offers personalized coaching, group training, and peer support to help you cultivate your character-driven leadership style.Are you ready to embark on this transformative journey? Click the link in the description to learn more about the Character Driven Leadership course. If you're not ready to enroll, remember that self-reflection is the first step toward becoming the leader you aspire to be. Start your journey to impactful leadership today.https://www.kathyarcher.com/nonprofit-leadership-training.htmlChapters00:00 The Flaw in Nonprofit Leadership Training00:52 The Importance of Practice in Leadership Skills01:21 Character-Driven Leadership: Beyond the Basics04:47 The Emotional Challenges of Leadership Conversations06:23 Becoming a Character-Driven Leader: Values and Emotions07:57 Introducing the Character Driven Leadership Course09:02 The Path to Impactful Leadership: Self-Reflection
# 97 - How to develop your personalized curriculum for leadership development
Dec 21 2023
# 97 - How to develop your personalized curriculum for leadership development
How to create your own leadership personal and professional curriculumEffective leaders create their own personal and professional development curriculum. They do not wait for their organization to do it for them or for their boss to tell them how. They do it themselves. They take their development into their own hands. To excel in leadership, you must make personal and professional development a priority. You do that by investing time, energy, money, and focus into developing yourself and also developing your team. It’s time to build your plan to do just that!LINKS Mentioned✏️ MEMBERSHIP: Imagine getting the leadership training you need when you need it! You can when you join The Training Library Membership Site. Learn more here ✏️ FREE GUIDE - Strategic YearEnd Review✏️ COURSES MENTIONEDCOURSE: The Emotions of Time ManagementCOURSE: Willpower Essentials: Getting Done What Matters MostCOURSE: Values Verification: Validating What’s Important to YouCOURSE: Annual Analysis My Training and Growth Annual Analysis🙋🏼‍♀️ABOUT KathyHi, I am Leadership Development Coach Kathy Archer.I help women leaders ditch survival mode and enjoy impactful leadership!You do that when you:√ Develop your CONFIDENCE√ Maintain your COMPOSURE√ Lead with INTEGRITY 📍FIND ME HEREMy WebsiteMy book - Mastering ConfidenceThe Training Library Membership SiteTwitterInstagramLinkedInFacebookYouTube
# 96 - How can I prioritize my nonprofit leadership tasks?
Dec 12 2023
# 96 - How can I prioritize my nonprofit leadership tasks?
3 tips for managing priorities for nonprofit leadersThis episode is crafted to help you, the busy nonprofit leader, enhance your leadership skills by refining your approach to tasks, focus and priorities to foster a productive organizational culture.In this episode, Kathy highlights the importance of understanding your emotions, values, and beliefs and how these factors impact your approach to time management, particularly in leadership roles and especially in the nonprofit and social profit sectors.In this episode, you’llUnderstand how emotions and values impact leadership.Explore effective energy and task management strategies, aligning tasks with your peak performance times.Embrace the power of pausing to make mindful choices about time, energy, and focus.Tune in to uncover insights on task prioritization and time management tailored for leaders like you. 🔗 LINKS Mentioned 👥 MEMBERSHIP: Imagine getting the leadership training you need when you need it! You can when you join The Training Library Membership Site. Learn more here ✏️ FREE GUIDE - Learning to Pausehttps://kathyarcher.lpages.co/guide34/📝 COURSES MENTIONEDCOURSE: The Emotions of Time ManagementCOURSE: Willpower Essentials: Getting Done What Matters MostCOURSE: Values Verification: Validating What’s Important to You⏰ Time Stamps00:00 Introduction to Time Management and Emotions00:31 Invest in Your Leadership Excellence Series00:46 The Three Pillars of Leadership03:03 The Challenge of Managing Priorities03:37 The Impact of Reactionary Work Mode04:41 Strategies for Increased Productivity04:44 1) Identify your productive times 05:56 2) Schedule your peak performance tasks06:21 3) Use your Willpower Wisely 08:37 Creating a Culture of Productivity09:05 The Mindset Shift for Effective Time Management09:56 Free Resource: Guide to Help You Pause10:30 The Emotions of Time Management Course10:42 The Value of The Training Library14:56 The Importance of Inner Work in Leadership16:03 Conclusion: Your Leadership JourneyABOUT Kathy  Hi, I am Leadership Development Coach Kathy Archer.I help women leaders ditch survival mode and enjoy impactful leadership!You do that when you:√ Develop your CONFIDENCE√ Maintain your COMPOSURE√ Lead with INTEGRITY FIND ME HERE My WebsiteMy book - Mastering ConfidenceThe Training Library Membership SiteTwitter
# 95 - 3 focus areas To Lead Your Nonprofit Team To Excellence
Nov 29 2023
# 95 - 3 focus areas To Lead Your Nonprofit Team To Excellence
Navigating Team Management: Essentials for Leadership ExcellenceIn this episode, you will learn the crucial aspects of managing your nonprofit team effectively.This is the third video in the Invest in Your Leadership Excellence series. We discuss the significance of investing your time, energy, and focus into learning to manage yourself, your team and your priorities.🖥 In this video, you’ll learn the three key focus areas that are essential for managing your team: 1️⃣ Care about them 2️⃣ Give them direction 3️⃣ Help them get there We explore - The delicate balance between focusing on leadership tasks and managing relationships.- Dissect the crucial elements of team management,- Unlock the mindset shift from fixing to growing your team members. 📚 Don't miss out on the freebie for this episode: A curated list of leadership books.📝 Learn how to get the recommended course, Staff Supervision that Transforms. It is for those seeking transformative leadership in my membership site for nonprofit women leaders: The Training Library.Listen in and discover how to cultivate a resilient and high-performing team through intentional leadership practices.Links Mentioned🔗 MEMBERSHIP: Imagine getting the leadership training you need when you need it! You can when you join The Training Library Membership Site. ✏️ FREE GUIDE - My Favourite Leadership Books📝COURSE: Staff Supervision that TransformsAbout Kathy ArcherHi, I am Leadership Development Coach Kathy Archer.I help women leaders ditch survival mode and enjoy impactful leadership!You do that when you: √ Develop your CONFIDENCE √ Maintain your COMPOSURE √ Lead with INTEGRITY Find me here:🌎 My Website📒 My book - Mastering Confidence✏️ The Training Library Membership Site🟦 Twitter🟪 Instagram🟦 LinkedIn🟦 Facebook🟥 YouTube
# 94 - How to manage your energy, essence and emotions in leadership
Nov 15 2023
# 94 - How to manage your energy, essence and emotions in leadership
It is extremely important to manage yourself to be an effective nonprofit leader.This podcast shares three pillars of self-leadership * Manage your Essence* Manage your Emotions* Manage your Energy - You’ll learn the importance of authenticity and aligning personal values with leadership styles - You’ll discover the role of personal and professional development in leadership excellence- You’ll get tips on how to manage your energy and emotions.The resources and exercises provided aim to help you evaluate yourself and improve your leadership skills because personal and professional development are integral to successful leadership.*-*-*-*-*-* LINKS Mentioned *-*-*-*-*-* 🔗 MEMBERSHIP: Imagine getting the leadership training you need when you need it! You can when you join The Training Library Membership Site. ✏️ GUIDE - Increase your Self-AwarenessDiscover how to become more self-aware📝 A free lesson in The Training Library course Identifying Your ValuesCOURSES MENTIONED IN THE TRAINING LIBRARYEmotional Control Via Emotional LiteracyWellness AT WorkValues Verification: Validating What’s Important to You *-*-*-*-*-* FIND ME HERE *-*-*-*-*-* 🌎 My Website📙 Find my book - Mastering Confidence✏️ Learn more about my membership site, The Training Library Membership Site 📝 Get my weekly newsletter on LinkedIn💪🏻 Need confidence fast? Grab two immediate confidence boosts here 📸 Get to know me - Follow me on Instagram
# 93 - Nonprofit Women Leaders, it is Time to Invest in Your Leadership Excellence
Nov 1 2023
# 93 - Nonprofit Women Leaders, it is Time to Invest in Your Leadership Excellence
The Importance of Personal and Professional Development for Women Leading in NonprofitsThe Surviving to Thriving  Podcast # 93 Welcome to the INVESTING IN YOUR LEADERSHIP SERIES, where you are going to learn the 3 pillars of development that you, as a nonprofit woman leader, need to invest in that will help you:👉 Build your CONFIDENCE👉 Learn how to maintain your COMPOSURE👉 Lead with your strength of CHARACTERIn this episode, you will learn what survival mode is and why it’s harming your ability to lead with excellence. You’ll also learn how to get out of survival mode.HINT: Personal and professional development is your path to success in both leadership and life.Getting out of survival mode will help you Lead with Excellence!🔵 THIS IS THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF FIVE EPISODESBe sure you come back for the next 4 episodes to learn how to manage yourself, manage your team, manage your priorities and create a plan for how you're going to do all that so you can thrive in both leadership and life.*-*-*-*-*-*  LINKS Mentioned *-*-*-*-*-* 🔗 MEMBERSHIP: Imagine getting the leadership training you need when you need it! You can when you join The Training Library Membership Site. Learn more herehttps://www.kathyarcher.com/library.html✏️ GUIDE - Thrive in Leadership and Life You'll assess where you land on the Surviving to Thriving continuum and start planning how you'll become a thriving leader.https://www.kathyarcher.com/thrive.html📝 A free lesson in The Training Library course The Annual Analysis - Validating  Your Valueshttps://kathy-archer.teachable.com/courses/annualanalysis/lectures/13186874*-*-*-*-*-*  ABOUT Kathy  *-*-*-*-*-* 🙋‍♀️ Hi, I am Leadership Development Coach Kathy Archer.I help women leaders ditch survival mode and enjoy impactful leadership!You do that when you:√ Lead with Authenticity√ Evolve Your Leadership√ Make a Positive Impact *-*-*-*-*-*  FIND ME HERE  *-*-*-*-*-* 🌎 My Website📙 Find my book - Mastering Confidence✏️ Learn more about my membership site, The Training Library📝 Get my weekly newsletter on LinkedIn 📸 Get to know me - Follow me on Instagram Show Links00:00  Introduction to Leadership Development00:29  The Importance of Investing in Your Leadership Development01:41  Four Fundamentals of Leadership Excellence01:53 1) Be Yourself02:16 2) Develop Yourself02:35 3) Take Care of Yourself03:12 4) Teach Others to do the Same03:47 The Three Pillars of Leadership Investment05:17 Introduction to The Training Library Membership07:15 THE TRAINING: Understanding Survival Mode in Leadership07:54...
# 81 - How you can strategically review your last year to make next year better
Dec 25 2022
# 81 - How you can strategically review your last year to make next year better
When you're the leader of a nonprofit, it can be hard to find time for self-reflection. But reviewing your past year is an important way to prepare for next year's growth. In this episode, you'll find a link to a free worksheet to help you complete your review.   *-*-*-*-*-*  LINKS Mentioned *-*-*-*-*-*    FREE WORKSHEET https://kathyarcher.lpages.co/gs28/ MEMBERSHIP: Imagine getting the leadership training you need when you need it! You can when you join The Training Library Membership Site. Learn more about The Training Library here COURSE: My Training and Growth Annual Analysis https://kathy-archer.teachable.com/p/annualanalysis COURSE: Values Verification: Validating What’s Important to You https://kathy-archer.teachable.com/p/validating-values FREE VIA Character Strengths Survey https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/surveys/takesurvey BOOK: Mastering Confidence: Discover your leadership potential by awakening your inner guidance system    *-*-*-*-*-*  ABOUT Kathy  *-*-*-*-*-*    Hi, I am Leadership Development Coach Kathy Archer.   I help women leaders ditch survival mode and enjoy impactful leadership! You do that when you: √ Lead with Authenticity √ Evolve Your Leadership √ Make a Positive Impact    *-*-*-*-*-*  FIND ME HERE  *-*-*-*-*-*  My Website Find my book - Mastering Confidence Learn more about my membership site, The Training Library Membership Site  Get my weekly newsletter on LinkedIn Need confidence fast? Grab two immediate confidence boosts here Get to know me - follow me on Instagram