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13 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Grow a Social Enterprise

Successful Executive Transitions

This second article addresses steps five to seven, which happen after the top executive has decided to leave. 

13 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Grow a Social Enterprise

Successful Successions Begin with the End in Mind

Succession planning begins with the end in mind.  The leader’s leaving is not the end; in fact, it is also a new beginning – for the departing leader, for their successor, and most importantly, for the organization and all its people.

7 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Employee Relations Overview

Employee relations refers to the overall relationship between an organization and its employees. This includes factors like company culture, employee engagement, lines of communication between staff and leadership, and workplace policies.

6 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Onboarding Overview

Onboarding is the process of integrating newly hired employees into the organization and its culture, along with their new team and role.

8 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Performance Management Overview

Performance management is the process of aligning your organization’s goals and values with employee expectations and management of their work. It is a collaborative process focused on making employees, and therefore the organization, more successful and mission-aligned.

5 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Human Resources Overview

The purpose of this guide is to equip employment social enterprises (ESE’s) with guidance, practical tips, and best practices for building and maintaining an effective internal HR function that aligns with their mission, values, and desired impact.

9 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Culture & DEI Overview

Organizational culture encompasses the beliefs, values, norms, and behaviors that shape how people within the organization interact and work together.

7 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Organizational Structure Overview

Organizational structure is the way an organization is set up to operate to carry out the mission. It’s like a map that shows who does what and how the teams and functions of the organization work together.

11 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Grow a Social Enterprise

I Loved My Job – But Considered Leaving, More than Once

During my annual evaluations with my Board, I began giving transition signals, saying that I saw myself remaining in my CEO role for “no longer than five years.” Then it became “two to five years” …and then “about two years.”  Until one day, I said to my Board Chair and Vice-Chair, “I would like to leave in a year.”