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Nathan Ohle Puts Stakeholder Relations Front and Center in Taking the Helm at IEDC

May 4, 2022 0 Comments

Building and maintaining close, positive, productive, and enduring working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders is now widely recognized as critical to a chief executive officer’s success and professional longevity at the helm.  Nathan Ohle, the new President and …

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Benjamin Rose Institute’s CEO Orion Bell: Connector-in-Chief Extraordinaire

May 7, 2020 0 Comments

Over the course of my thirty-plus years of work with nonprofit/public chief executives, one of the more dramatic CEO role shifts I’ve observed has been the transformation of Ms. Inside to Ms. Outside.  It’s now widely recognized in all sectors …

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Energizer-in-Chief Redux:  Stakeholder Relationship Management

April 8, 2020 0 Comments

“Incredible.  We must be talking about 40 or more stakeholders.”  This was one of the responses to the question I asked in the daylong governance work session I was facilitating, after the  breakout group dealing with stakeholder relations had completed …

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CEO Dave Genova on Getting Stakeholder Engagement Right at RTD-Denver

June 29, 2018 0 Comments

You’ll recall that in earlier posts at this blog we’ve defined “stakeholders” as individuals, groups, and organizations it makes sense to build and maintain relationships with because something important is at stake, for example, political and financial support, credibility, image, …

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CEO Joe Marinucci on Creating the Downtown Cleveland Alliance

June 14, 2018 0 Comments

In my experience, the nonprofits that thrive and grow over the long run are headed by chief executive officers who devote at least 75 percent of their time on the average to two critical functions:  governance – developing and supporting …

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Your Stakeholders Are Worth Taking Very Seriously

June 17, 2016 0 Comments

The breakout group exercise was an even bigger hit than I expected – and a real eye-opener for everyone involved in the retreat.  The group, which met for a little over an hour during the morning session of the Good …

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