“I don’t care if you lead a nonprofit, a business, a church, or any other type of organization or team—this [‘The Performance Imperative’] is PHENOMENAL and will really help you frame questions that fit your context and help you move toward high performance and better leadership. It’s only 16 pages, but it will be of…

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“When I shared the PI poster with my leadership team, one member immediately looked at it and said, ‘That’s us!’ We’re in the midst of a very comprehensive planning process and are having an intentional discussion about how to formally work it into our new theory of change.”

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“‘The Performance Imperative,’ coupled with Results-Based Accountability™ concepts, provides a clear and actionable set of steps needed for nonprofit impact.”

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“I read ‘The Performance Imperative’ and it could not articulate my aspirations any more clearly. It is actually a bit frightening…as if you dug into my 3am brain when I am up trying to figure out how to get from here to there. It is exactly where I want to get JFS. This is tremendously relevant…

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“For several years, I have been teaching Leap of Reason and the “Leap of Reason Board Package” in Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, a Masters-level designation for professional advisors and nonprofit gift planners. The materials have been hugely helpful to this audience.  ‘The Performance Imperative’ makes a great addition to the curriculum.”

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“I used the introduction video for ‘The Performance Imperative’ in a strategic planning session I facilitated for a large social services agency in Northeast Ohio. The video set an inspiring tone for the day, and the descriptions of the pillars of high performance will be a helpful tool as we continue to build out a…

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“I’m using ‘The Performance Imperative’ in trainings with hundreds of staff and managers at international social service agencies and leaders of job centers, social investment funds, and major nonprofit direct service organizations.”

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“As we prepare to partner with our network in new ways to serve more students in need, the principles of ‘The Performance Imperative’ are integral to our strategy.”

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“‘The Performance Imperative’ will help us guide organizations we fund in asking themselves questions that will lead to better performance.”

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“I’m using ‘The Performance Imperative’ with my senior team — ultimately it’s going to help us be more accountable to who we want to be.”

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