Discover your Team’s Heroic Potential to Overcome Epic Challenges,
and Realize the Greatest Possibilities for Your Organization!
Remember back when you were on fire with idealistic optimism? When everything was possible and your energy was boundless? Those of us who stay in the game of changing the world still have that flame, but for some of us, that fierce optimism of earlier days has been tempered by repeated setbacks, challenges, and unexpected opposition. And it’s no wonder.
For non-profits, these are perilous times.
Beyond the customary personal sacrifices that have long attended a career of service to the public good — the low pay, long hours, never-ending search for resources — non-profit leaders are now facing the additional demands and stress of a radically changing landscape, one that increasingly requires a search for entirely new sources of funding and often a complete re-orientation of long-time missions.
In many cases, formerly reliable funding sources are going dry and decades of progress are being reversed while program recipients’ need for services is growing exponentially. Meanwhile, the non-profit sector is undergoing massive leadership turnover at the same time that many senior executives are experiencing delayed retirements.
And we all know the challenges don’t end here. You and your team still have to invent radically new ways to work just to survive, much less deliver on your mission. And there is still so much yet to be done before you can hand the reins of leadership to the next generation in good conscience.
You know this is not a sustainable life for you or your team. You know you can’t keep going like this, but you make one more exception.
Silently, you offer one more sacrifice.
If this is your experience, you are not alone. Among mission-driven leaders, the habit of repeated, unexamined sacrifice is an epidemic. The best of the best are seduced by its call and are suffering from it. The question is, are you and your team among them?
Are you becoming a Mission Martyr ?
Have you seen these Warning Signs?
Why do we put up with this life of increasing stress? Some of us have been living this life for so long that we don’t even realize how much of a toll it is taking. Others have accepted the lifestyle as unavoidable, saying “It’s just the price I agreed to pay when I chose a life of service.” Our newer co-workers who haven’t been in the trenches as long may still believe they are immune to the debilitating effects of accumulated personal sacrifice.
Is it even possible to make significant progress towards a more peaceful, joyful and balanced life of service?Given the reality of the changing landscape, it may seem preposterous to suggest that any leadership program could result in significantly improved organizational effectiveness and personal life balance for you, your leadership team and your organization. And for most programs, it would be. But thousands of skeptical leaders have been empowered and enlivened by these concepts and skills, which have been developed and proven in every sector of the economy for over 30 years.
Real change is possible!By discovering and unleashing the hidden, heroic potential of our teams we can dramatically improve our organizational effectiveness and radically restore work-life balance, and in doing so sustain our organizations, our teams and ourselves in ways we may never have dared to imagine.
- What if you could leave every meeting with your board feeling joyful, inspired and confident?
- What if you had more new donors calling than you could keep track of?
- What if you no longer dreaded walking into meetings with controlling, domineering people?
- What if your team could learn efficiencies so dramatic that you freed up an entire afternoon each week to use however you liked?
What if you could save the world
AND make it home in time for dinner?
Griggs Leadership has developed this curriculum to provide the specific tools and breakthroughs necessary for you to ensure breakthrough sustainability for yourself, your team, and your organization. Traditional leadership training was not designed to create the kind of breakthroughs in effectiveness and stress reduction that we need today. EPIC LEADERSHIP was.
Here’s What People Are Saying
Former Manager, IBM Global Services Strategic Outsourcing
I worked at IBM for nearly 17 years, attending numerous management training classes and assessment sessions. Since leaving IBM I’ve joined several boards and participated in numerous planning and strategy sessions including one just completed by Dr. Thomas Griggs.
His process for conducting a discussion is tremendously effective.
Co-Founder, Seven Generations Charter School, Emmaus, PA; Author and Award-Winning Playwright
Our community here in Asheville has been transformed from our weekend with Dr. Griggs. His discernment, power and skill at creating a safe container for intense issues and emotions is extraordinary. The conversations, the work people are choosing to do, everything has been impacted, especially around male/female relationships. Deep, courageous work has begun.
Jeffrey M. Gimble M.D., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Center for Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
By converting leadership training into something that is practical, Dr. Griggs gains immediate credibility. The training program identifies specific problem situations, reduces them to their fundamental elements, and applies specific, effective tools to help managers find solutions.
How can any course promise this much?
Epic Leadership was designed to provide the framework and tools to produce transformational change, the kind of change that only happens when we radically shift our approach to everyday problems.
This radical shift occurs when we learn to analyze chaotic situations and reframe chronic problems to make them solvable, and when we uncover and engage the previously hidden superpowers in our teams.
Epic Leadership is a highly interactive, cohort-based program in which you will join a diverse, engaged learning community and build connections with other non-profit leaders across North America and the world. This is your opportunity to share your emerging learnings, provide moral support, locate specific resources and more.
In 16 weeks, we will provide you with the knowledge and skills to produce breakthroughs for any organizational challenge you specify, including the greatest challenges facing non-profit leaders today.