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BOARD RETREAT & STRATEGIC PLANNING
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EXPERIENCE | CREDIBILITY | RESULTS

"Tom's retreats? . . . a slice of amazing!"

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Overview: Services, Experience, Credibility, and Fees

HIGH-IMPACT RETREATS!
NO FLUFFY THEORY.

20 YEARS IN-THE-TRENCHES EXPERIENCE

THAT MEETS YOU WHERE YOU ARE TO

INSPIRE YOUR LEADERS AND PROPEL YOUR MISSION.

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Riveting. Fun. Engaging.
Practical. Inspiring.
Unforgettable.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

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Tom Iselin - Strategic Planning Facilitator

“Simply Amazing!

Best board retreat facilitator I've ever seen.

Our board went from

4 to 10 in engagement

in a day. Thank you!” 

– Megan Landon

Tom Iselin - Strategic Planning Facilitator

“A 'must have" as your strategic planning facilitator. Tom is worth every penny, because his experience and advice is worth millions.”

– David Engel

Tom Iselin - Strategic Planning Facilitator

"Tom is a conference speaking powerhouse! Always a crowd favorite. High-impact. Interactive. Funny."

– Susan Gomez

Tom Iselin - Board Retreat and Strategic Planning Facilitator - Conference Speaker and AFP Fundraising Event

WHY

Tom Iselin?

  • In-the-trenches experience! Founded or helped build 8 notable nonprofits.

  • Author of 6 books. Sits on 6 boards.

  • Creator of the "Get it Done!" board engagement methodology that has significantly improved the performance and impact of thousands of boards.

  • Raised 10's of millions of dollars for his organizations and has helped his clients raise 100’s of millions.

 

  • His work has touched more than 200,000 nonprofit leaders on six continents.

  • Premier clients: BoardSource, Annenberg Foundation, Tarsadia Foundation, ALS, Girl Scouts, The Pentagon, Anti-Defamation League, Habitat for Humanity, Boys & Girls Clubs, Kids First Foundation . . .

 

  • Nonprofit expert for the work he's done in the industry as seen on CNN, Nightline, Newsweek, Associated Press, and other national media.

Want to Solve These Problems? 

Board

  • Under-engaged or disengaged board members

  • Little to no accountability

  • Board is not unified, or dysfunctional culture

  • Members complain too much and do too little

  • Members don't fundraise, and too few volunteer at fundraising events

  • Executive-board relations is unhealthy

  • Board is micromanaging staff

  • Board really doesn't understand governance

  • Legacy members won't term off

  • Lack of "authentic" passion for the mission

  • Some members are driving personal agendas

  • Members know too little about what we do

  • Committees are useless

Other

  • How to raise more money with less effort

  • How to find and keep more donors

  • Good donor stewardship with limit resources

  • How to increase capacity and scale/expand

  • Define a clear, simple, strategic plan

  • No shared vision

  • Get everyone rowing in the same direction

  • Staff turnover

  • Declining awareness and weakening brand

  • Unexpected loss of an Executive Director

  • How to hire a high-quality Executive Director

  • Founder syndrome

  • Disorganization, no standard protocols

Yes? Then Let's Talk Today!

Tom Iselin - Board Retreat and Strategic Planning Facilitator and Conference Speaker - Cox Retreat

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