“You are an amazing and powerful woman. During our session when you asked tables to identify leaders, my first thought was of you. I absolutely love your passion for the industry. Keep doing what you’re doing because it inspires youngish professionals like myself to push the envelope and improve our skills and sector.”
“I read your blog and newsyletter. You are a woman who deeply touches my own passion. I also use your Free Download Library on your website. You are always up-to-date with information and are incredibly generous. Be well and never let the flame go out.” (Consultant)
Conversation is a core business practice. Build this capacity in your organization. Use questions to stimulate conversation. Check out all the meaningful and cage-rattling questions in Joyaux books, on the website.
CEO Appraisal Tool
Performance appraisal process and tool for use with any CEO. Matches Joyaux CEO job description.
Sample self-evaluation. Or, the CEO can complete the regular CEO performance appraisal tool.
Finding The Right Development Officer
Tested tips for designing the interview process and creating the interview team. PLUS! Questions to ask the candidate about his/her fund development experience and expertise – and – his/her leadership and management expertise. AND MORE! Questions that good candidates should be asking you.
9 to Thrive eBook
Take care of yourself. Learn how others do that. Thanks to Shanon Doolittle and Beth Ann Locke.
Here are some of my questions and vantage points to help you plan for any future that could come along. Always remember: Using the right questions well is part of embracing conversation as a core business practice. (See the handout in this Download Library, “Conversation.”)
I believe that strategic planning is the process to ensure an organization’s relevancy. Use this overview to make sure you’re doing the right stuff in your planning process. See also the detailed chapter on institutional strategic planning in my book Strategic Fund Development, 3rd edition.
More quotations that I’ve collected. These focus on planning. Use them to inspire your colleagues. Use some to introduce sections of the plan. Have fun!
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Simone Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip, FAFP, Certificate in Philanthropic Psychology is an internationally recognized expert in fund development, board and organizational development, strategic planning, and management.