Trajectory Leadership Group (TLG)

Trajectory Leadership Group (TLG)

WANTED:

A few good leaders who have the aspiration and vision to advance themselves

and their organizations to a new level of impact.

Trajectory Leadership Group (TLG) is a group of dedicated leaders from

nonprofit organizations who work together to find and execute creative solutions

to management, operations and sustainability challenges and achieve their goals.

Membership Profile:

Executive Directors and key decision makers of diverse and sustainable Nonprofit

Organizations. The applicant should have adequate staffing and be ready (and

available) to make the investment of time, money and energy.

Membership in the TLG includes:

■   ISSUES PROCESSING:

Members attend a monthly 4 to 8 hour meeting.  Meetings function as a confidential advisory board, helping leaders think creatively and collaboratively to find solutions, and resolve problems. It does not have to be lonely at the top!

■   MENTOR PROGRAM:

Members will be paired with executives from the for-profit sector. These mentors will be volunteers.

■   SPEAKERS:

Several meetings per year will host a speaker.  The speakers will focus on best practices aimed  at the specific needs of the TLG: emerging leadership, succession planning, governance, etc.

Speaker meetings will be longer sessions.

■   ONE-TO-ONE’S:

>>> Individual Coaching – a monthly 90 minute session to work in depth to develop goals and action plans, maintain accountability and queue up issue(s) for group work.

>>> Tiger Groups – Three-to-One groups that assemble as needed when a member has a critical issue and requires immediate support. Outside experts may be used.

■   SPECIAL EVENT & RETREAT:

Once a year a retreat will be planned for the TLG cohort.

Starting date:
Applicants will be interviewed in July and August 2010 and the group will start meeting in October 2010.

For more information, contact
Jayne Gumpel, Project Director, [email protected] l 212-286-1850
John Brothers, [email protected] l 917-522-8305
Harriet Joynes, [email protected] l 917-522-8310

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2 Comments

  • Posted August 18, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Permalink

    Hi-

    I was wondering what the cost was to join the group. Thanks

    Robert

    • Posted August 18, 2010 at 2:02 pm | Permalink

      All members agree to an 18 month commitment with the expectation of staying for 48 months. Enrollment is rolling but capped at 15. The fee is $6,000 annually which includes all member benefits noted above. 
      American Express Foundation and others have generously provided a grant to subsidize tuition up to $3000 annually per organization.
      These scholarships will be determined by need.

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