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The Future of Business Ethics

No single department can own responsibility for installing and maintaining an ethical culture in an organization. Human resources, ethics and compliance, and sustainability teams need to work toward common goals and values set by senior leadership.

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11/7/17
Environmental Stewardship: The Board’s Role

Is your organization governing green? Is it practicing good environmental stewardship? It’s up to the board to lead the way. Check out this online resource to learn more. 

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11/2/17
Movin’ On Up: The Opportunities and Challenges of Becoming Executive Director

Do you aspire to work your way “up the ladder”? While exciting, the leap can be harrowing, fraught with challenges along the way. But you don’t have to go it alone!

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7/9/17
Creating a Healthy Balance of Ownership: Empowering Team Members while Advancing Institutional Goals

Granting ownership and autonomy instills a sense of pride and generates institutional loyalty among staff members.

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7/9/17
Shifting Gears: The Challenge of Dealing with Success

Many public gardens get started, or undertake an expansion, then find themselves unprepared for success.

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7/9/17
Mission Possible: Challenges and Opportunities

Today, our visitors have many more choices on where they reconnect with the natural world. How can you best use your mission to set your garden apart? Can a new mission allow your garden to fluctuate from or see a new foundational mandate?

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7/8/17
Excellent to the Core: A Workshop for Developing Core Documents to Guide Your Organization to Greatness

This full-day workshop guides participants through both a big picture overview of Core Documents and on-the-ground details necessary to propel garden museums along the continuum of excellence.

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7/6/17
The Role of the CEO in Fundraising

Fundraising is a team sport. What is the role of the Executive Director in fundraising? How does s/he engage the appropriate key players, the chief development officer and other development professionals, in building a highly effective partnership?

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2/27/17
Getting the Most from Dual-Governance Relationships

Are you sometimes frustrated with your partner? Your public garden partner, that is!

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9/24/16
Preparing the Next Generation of Transformational Leaders of Cultural Institutions

As a leader or emerging leader, does your staff feel trust, admiration, loyalty, and respect for you?

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9/24/16

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