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 The Upside of Conflict

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blue Earth County Historical Society

424 Warren Street Mankato MN Show on Map

Fee: $30 for Minnesota Council of Nonprofit members / $45 for non-members

Conflict is commonly coined as negative, but it doesn’t have to be. In reality, without conflict, it is not possible to build trust, build cohesion, hold team members accountable or solve problems. This workshop will explore how conflict can activate team engagement and invigorate your organization.

Objectives:
What happens when you don't address conflict
What conflict might look like if we assume it is good
Four elements of healthy conflict:
The Remedy: Getting the value out of conflict

Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence

This event will address the following best practices:

  • LEAD 5: Nonprofit leaders should recognize and navigate the organization’s response to the sometimes competing interests of funders, clients, constituents, the board, the public, and volunteers.

  • LEAD 14: Nonprofit leaders should foster a culture of information sharing and interaction between the board and others in the organization so that innovation and creativity can come from diverse parts of the organization.

  • LEAD 19: Nonprofit leaders should allow for and encourage
    questions and reflections on the organization’s strategies, effectiveness, and ability to change.

Event Details

Refreshments: Light refreshments will be provided.