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Cause Collective Trainings

Cause Collective provides trainings to it's members throughout the year at a discounted price.  We host an array of topics that help your nonprofit become stronger and more efficient, so you and your staff can focus more on serving your clients...

 

COMING UP THIS FISCAL YEAR (July 2018 - June 2019):

 

Design Basics + Workshop

Thursday October 25 | 10 - 11 | Region V - 1645 N St.

Good design doesn't happen naturally...but there are some simple rules that can help anyone create professional-looking materials. This presentation and workshop will change the way you see design and will instantly improve the quality of your printed and electronic visuals. Bring your laptop and printout of materials you'd like to improve.

REGISTER HERE

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Meaningful Leadership and Engaging Diversity and Conflict 

Friday Nov 2nd | 12:30 - 2pm  |  Community Action - 210 'O' St

In a globally diverse world how can you, as a leader/influencer, use the challenge of conflict to increase innovation?

Leading multicultural and diverse teams is becoming the norm. This training will provide foundational theories and practical applications to encourage work groups to become a team of "super heroes" that value their inherent diversity. We will consider and practice skills needed to model and implement respectful and developmental conversations while building successful and innovative teams on organizational values and just organizational practices and agreements.

* Consider diversity through the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity- understanding potential for empathy through various lenses of interpersonal engagement

* Explore "meaning" and identify personal/organizational topics of "care" and potential "conflict"

* Consider a model of conflict styles and discover how to have conversations that leverage diversity to enhance the innovative aspects of your organization

* Outline your organizational principals and "agreements" that value existing diversity and begin respectful discussions

TRAINER:  DR. SUSAN BURTON

 

REGISTER HERE

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Building an Emotionally intelligent Culture in your Diverse Team

Friday Nov 9th | 12:30 - 2pm  |  Community Action - 210 O St

In today's workplace, leading emotionally intelligent teams is an important extension of emotionally intelligent leaders. And emotionally intelligent leaders are needed to successfully navigate the various challenges of 21st century society including the rapidly changing stresses of community and global needs. Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is illustrated by personal qualities such as perseverance, self-control and skill in getting along with others. This training session will identify and practice skills and behaviors of emotionally intelligent leaders and demonstrate how these can extend to building the culture of the team.

* Explore the foundational theories and application points of Emotional Intelligence

* Understand the components of one's own emotional intelligence and developing one's Authentic Leadership

* Consider the factors that support job satisfaction and personal motivation with your work team and how to potentially cultivate a culture of emotional intelligence.

TRAINERS: JOHN SLIETER AND DR. SUSAN BURTON

 

REGISTER HERE

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Executive Transition Planning

Wednesday Dec 5th  |  8 - 9:30  |  Unico - 1128 Lincoln Mall #200

 

Every executive director is going to leave their position. It could be in 6 months, it could be in 16 years. No matter when it is, the transition process will be much smoother if the organization has consistently planned for it.

This training will benefit executive directors and board members, starting by helping you initiate the conversation and proceeding through a full plan for the organization. We will cover all the steps an organization needs to take now to prepare for future transitions whether they are sudden or planned months in advance.

The workshop will include:

  • Types of successions
  • The key parts of a comprehensive succession plan
  • Tools to use to prepare for a transition
  • Answers to your questions
  • Resources and templates to use for developing your own plan

TRAINER:  INGRID KIRST who has been a leader in Lincoln's nonprofits for the last 20 years. As both a former executive director and board member, she can provide a good perspective on finding the best board members for your organization. Ingrid is now an independent nonprofit consultant, focusing on developing the skills of nonprofit leaders. ingridkirst.com
 

REGISTER HERE

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Cultivate Your Next Board Leaders

Wednesday Dec 12th  |  8 - 9:30  |  Unico - 1128 Lincoln Mall #200

 

It isn't enough to have every seat filled on your nonprofit's board. A great board has strong leaders with diverse skills and perspectives, who are willing to step up and grow the organization. Learn to build a stronger board by filling the right seats with the right people and cultivating leaders within. You'll take back practical ideas to grow your organization. The training is targeted at board chairs and executive directors.

 

TRAINER:  INGRID KIRST who has been a leader in Lincoln's nonprofits for the last 20 years. As both a former executive director and board member, she can provide a good perspective on finding the best board members for your organization. Ingrid is now an independent nonprofit consultant, focusing on developing the skills of nonprofit leaders. ingridkirst.com

 

REGISTER HERE