Communication Strategies for Leaders to Reduce Turnover Through the Great Resignation

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On Demand

Duration: 1 hour

About the Webinar

As the acute challenges associated with the pandemic have begun to lessen, organizations are faced with new challenges coming in the aftermath, including the Great Resignation. Employers are experiencing greater stress on their people and systems and scrambling to reduce turnover. To add to the strain, workers are feeling increasingly burnt out, and organizations are often resource-strapped, seeking creative ways to engage and retain their employees within tight budget constraints. This is especially true at nonprofit organizations.

How can nonprofit leaders address employee turnover and continue to respond to the critical needs of the communities and missions they serve? Watch this webinar to learn straightforward communication strategies for leaders, particularly at nonprofits, that enable candid conversations with employees and ways to continue their work despite resourcing challenges.

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Simple and effective ways to drive engagement and reduce employee turnover, especially at nonprofit organizations
  • Action steps and skills to apply in order to take the pressure off current employees and reduce burnout on your team
  • Straightforward communication strategies for leaders to foster inclusivity and build a more resilient workplace culture 

Effective communication strategies for leaders are critical to reduce turnover and improve engagement, particularly at organizations in the nonprofit sector. Let us help you build conversational skills across your entire organization with our scalable coaching skills solutions, or partner with our experts in nonprofit leadership development.

About the Presenters

Brook Wingate

Brook Wingate
Director of Development & Alumni Relations
Center for Creative Leadership

Brook serves as Director of Development & Alumni Relations for CCL and is a member of our Societal Advancement Leadership Team. Societal Advancement serves CCL’s nonprofit, K-12 education, higher education, and population health clients and funders. Brook leads a team that is responsible for business development and philanthropy that increase impact in the social sector. She is also an Adjunct Coach and is certified in CCL’s Benchmarks 360 Assessment Suite and is trained to deliver CCL’s unique coaching workshop, Better Conversations Every Day™. Brook brings 20+ years of nonprofit leadership experience to CCL, including work in independent schools, regional professional theater, United Way, and a statewide child welfare agency. Brook has built both systems and teams and led several organizational culture-change efforts, creating increased impact both for organizations and the communities they serve.

Michelle Schneider

Michelle Schneider
Evaluation Faculty, Societal Advancement
Center for Creative Leadership

Michelle Schneider is part of our Societal Advancement’s Insights & Impact Group where she serves as Evaluation Faculty, helping to design and deliver evaluation services to measure the impact of our work on nonprofit leaders, their organizations, and the communities they serve. She has led work in the nonprofit sector for 20 years in various capacities, including as executive director, board member, and external evaluator. Michelle is passionate about helping nonprofits better deliver on their missions through investing in their internal talent and leaders. She has a MA in nonprofit leadership and management from the University of San Diego and a BA in human service studies from Cornell University. Michelle is currently working on a PhD in leadership studies with a focus on nonprofit and philanthropic leadership.

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