June 27, 2019

Dealing with Staff Pushback

Nothing is quite so tiresome as carrying other people’s backpacks, especially when they can carry them.

It’s worse when it’s your staff and you face resistance at work.

Whether it’s a new initiative, coming back to the office after vacation, a pandemic, or different responsibilities, your staff may lack enthusiasm for the direction you’re heading. In some cases, they will be upfront about it and express their concerns.  Other times, they’ll drag their feet and hope digging their heels in will lead to change.

How can you win this battle for your organization’s future?

Watch this video to discover what you can do so your team pulls you forward instead of holding you back.

Table of Contents

0:00 Your Challenge

1:11 Commit to this

2:05 Get clear about why

2:43 Blow these up

3:03 Why a toe in the water is worthy of celebration

More Resources

Transforming Staff Pushback into Forward Momentum

Getting Staff to Move in the Right Direction, Are You at Risk of Running Aground Instead of Reaching Your Vision?

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.


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