Discovering Your Leadership Impact

In a world where there are clear archetypes for what leaders should look like, how do you claim your own leadership style? What do you bring? What impact do you have? How do you fit into your organization?

We are so oriented to looking out: to metrics, to promotions and to feedback to figure out how we are doing as leaders. In this interactive workshop, we will add a new dimension: orienting toward your core values.

This journey begins by discovering, articulating and grounding yourself in those core values. Once we are oriented there, how can we discover something new in information that comes from outside? We will look next at how you can request and respond to feedback in a way that leads to an authentic sense of yourself as a leader.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Looking in: articulating your core values
  • Looking out: gathering and filtering feedback
  • Strategies to define your authentic leadership style

workshop details

suitable for: fundraising leaders with more than 8 years of experience
commitment: 3 hours
instructor: Janice Cunning and Margaret Katz Cann
workshop size: maximum of 12
format: this workshop is held over Zoom and a video connection is preferred (but not mandatory) for attendance
investment: $200

workshop leaders

Janice Cunning: Janice Cunning is an experienced fundraising consultant, researcher, and certified professional Co-Active coach (CPCC, PCC) who specializes in nonprofit leadership development. As a coach, Janice is passionate about partnering with nonprofit leaders to help them create an inspired vision that transforms lives. In addition to her coaching work, Janice loves working with teams and facilitates a number of online courses and onsite workshops. Janice combines her coaching skills with 17 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She was previously a Senior Consultant at KCI, Canada’s largest fundraising consulting firm. An active volunteer, Janice was a founding director of Apra Canada and the second international member to serve on the international Apra board. Janice lives in Toronto with her husband Manish and their rescue dog Qui Qui. She loves to read and talk about books, especially with her book club.

Margaret Katz Cann: Margaret Katz Cann is a Professional Co-Active Coach (PCC, CPCC), specializing in executive fundraising and leadership coaching, board training and consulting. Margaret works with nonprofit executives to stop tripping over their ask, to connect to passion and leadership – and step into the world of compelling fundraising. Margaret is an experienced and joyful fundraiser, having spent 22 years at the Community Foundation Boulder County. She is passionate about the intersection of coaching with fundraising, and the way leaders who are willing and wanting to up their game can step away from anxiety and dread can step into their leadership as fundraisers for their organizations. Her nonprofit clients include executive directors, board members, and development staff, where she works with organizations to plan and then adds coaching to make the plans become reality. As a resident of Boulder, Colorado, Margaret – unoriginally – likes to play outside on her bike and on the trails (hiking and skiing), as well as practicing yoga.  She also enjoys reading fiction, cooking, and interesting conversations.

Full participation in Discovering Your Leadership Impact is applicable for 3 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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