IES: Interim Executive Director Services

Interim Executive Director Services help your nonprofit thrive during changes in leadership.

Have you been a part of a nonprofit organization changing Executive Director leadership? If you answered yes, you know it can be a confusing time for employees and board members. […]

5 Ways to End Strong and Start Right


Those of you who know me have likely heard me quote “Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail” at some point in our conversations. Thank you, Ben Franklin! When we talk […]



“We can’t just sit back and wait for feedback to be offered, particularly when we’re in a leadership role. If we want feedback to take root in the culture, we […]

6 Do’s and Don’ts of Performance Reviews


An informal poll of clients I serve shows that at least 27% of nonprofit leaders aren’t receiving a review by the board – YIKES!  Worse yet, research by Gallup shows that […]

Building Scaffolding for your Freedom

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You can often catch me saying “Hope is not a strategy” and “structure gives you freedom” What do these KariCatchPhrases actually mean? It means that when you do the hard […]

Productivity in the Zoom Era, Part 1

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The world is opening up a little bit more (extroverts rejoice! Sorry, introverts.), people are visiting loved ones and restarting events that have been paused. Business travel still needs to […]