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Serving on a Nonprofit Board is Serious Business

Corporate executives can lend valuable expertise to guide strategy and offer sound business advice. But serving as director of a nonprofit board requires the ability to oversee, rather than manage — an important distinction.
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Strategic planning: Exercise or imperative?

By Kae Rader Published in the Colorado Springs Business Journal on November 12, 2010 “We have a ‘strategic’ plan. It’s called doing things.” Admittedly, Herb Kelleher’s legendary Rambo-esque style of leadership is appealing. The former CEO of Southwest Airlines has a point. Few enjoy sitting in a stuffy board room victimized by droning reports and deadly dull […]
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Leading Positive Performance: A Conversation About Appreciative Leadership

Diana Whitney, Phd, Amanda Trosten-Bloom and Kae Rader (Note — This is a preprint of an article published in Performance Improvement journal, Volume 49, Issue 3, © copyright 2010by International Society for Performance Improvement and available through Wiley InterScience athttp://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123310507/issue) KR: The three of us have spent the last several months writing a soon-to-be published book […]
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Leading And Managing From Afar

By Kae Rader Published in the Colorado Springs Business Journal on October 1, 2010 The phenomenon of remote working, that is, working outside an organization’s office or workspace, is here to stay and on the rise, presenting new leadership and management challenges. Nearly 14 million U.S. full-time workers performed their jobs remotely almost every day […]
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What can Appreciative Inquiry do for your business?

By Kae Rader Published in the Colorado Springs Business Journal on March 1, 2010 Rader_Leadership CSBJ March 201.pdf
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