Transforming Not-for Profit Leadership

Governance, leadership, planning, volunteer engagement, and human resources workshops for Vancouver not-for-profit organizations, leaders, board member, executive directors, managers, emerging leaders, volunteers and staff

Leadership Principles: cohort based leadership training for not-for-profit manager and staff

LeaderShift: advanced cohort professional and leadership development for Vancouver not-for-profit leaders, executive directors, and CEOs

BOSS Conference

Board Governance Academy - advanced learning for not-for-profit executive directors and board of director chairs in Vancouver

Basic to comprehensive strategic planning consulting services for BC not-for-profit organizations

Get the support you need for your organization's executive director recruitment and transition process.

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When you decide to provide feedback within your organization, chances are your intentions are pure. Maybe you see the potential to smooth a point of tension, or an opportunity for improvement. Bringing up a tough issue can be uncomfortable, so you make sure to plan your approach carefully. But somewhere between your good intentions, the awkward Tuesday meeting, and Wednesday at the microwave, things go awry. 

The feedback sandwich has always been touted as the solution to this problem. It works like this; first, you provide positive feedback, then constructive criticism, then positive feedback again. “That’s DOUBLE the positive feedback!” you think to yourself job well done, and imagine your dazzling new life, free of conflict. 

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This month, we speak with Mark Gifford on how to successfully navigate the first 100 days of an executive director position. Listen in for pro-tips such as: bring baked goods to board meetings! Mark Gifford, Executive Director of Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, shares insights from his long career in the sector and his new adventure in the first 9 months of this role.

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Our Investors

  • Humanity Financial Management - 2016 From Our Vantage Point Sponsor
  • PwC Canada
  • SAP - 2016 Sponsor of BOSS: Building Organizational & Sector Sustainability Conference for Not-for-Profit Leaders
  • Hemlock Printing
  • Traction on Demand - 2017 Sponsor of BOSS: Building Organizational & Sector Sustainability conference for Not-for-Profit Leaders
  • Manning Elliott
  • The Co-operators - 2017 Presenting Sponsor of BOSS: Building Organizational & Sector Sustainability Conference for Not-for-Profit Leader
  • Harbour West Consulting - 2016 LeaderShift Sponsor
  • Third Sector Company - Sponsor of 2016 BOSS: Building Organizational & Sector Sustainability conference

Vantage Point is a not-for-profit that is transforming not-for-profit leadership. We deliver foundational, advanced and custom learning opportunities focused on governance, leadership, planning and people engagement for new and seasoned not-for-profit sector leaders, board directors and managers.

Transforming how the not-for-profit sector approaches capacity building can ultimately lead to greater impact and collaboration in the communities and causes they serve. We work with over 3,477 individuals from more than 950 organizations every year delivering interactive learning that is readily put to use in the wide variety of organizations these people lead.

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t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

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