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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
Guiding your Garden to Greatness through MAP, the Museum Assessment Program

The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is a confidential process meant to encourage strategic planning toward the goal of institutional excellence.

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9/24/16
Major Gifts as a Team Sport: Changing Perspectives to Drive Results

Public gardens and arboreta are increasingly reliant not only on membership and earned revenues, but on leadership-level philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

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9/24/16
Growing Together: How The Holden Arboretum & Cleveland Botanical Garden Became One New Institution

Do you believe 1+1 can equal 3? That’s the leap of faith (with a dash of reason) that Dr.

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9/24/16

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