Quad City Leadership Consulting

Serving organizations through leadership development

Quad City Leadership Consulting provides strategic planning facilitation as well as seminars, workshops, and trainings in leadership, not-for-profit management, conflict resolution, motivation, team-building, servant leadership and stewardship.


Please contact us for more details about these services.

Strategic Planning

Strategic planning does not need to be complicated, expensive, and take many months or years to complete.  We believe that with a straight-forward and clear approach, organizations can have a strategic plan in place that helps them focus on what they do best to carry out their mission.

QCLC’s approach to strategic planning is to...

  1. Work with clients to develop the best course of action to complete the strategic planning process.  These actions include discussing scheduling, participants, mandates, and the overall desired outcome from the client.
  2. QCLC gathers information and ideas from key stakeholders involved with the client through focus group sessions, interviews, surveys, and questionnaires.  Summary reports are provided to the strategic planning team before the formal planning sessions occur.
  3. During the formal strategic planning sessions, QCLC uses specific tools and activities designed to help the client develop Core Values, Mission and Vision Statements, Strategic Areas, Strategic Goals, and Action Steps.
  4. After the strategic plan has been drafted, finalized, and adopted by the client, QCLC provides assistant with implementation through the use of accountability sessions.

Leadership Coaching
Whether it is one-on-one assistance with leaders or managers, or training for the entire staff, QCLC provides custom coaching to help grow and develop leadership skills.  Leadership coaching can be delivered in a one or two hour seminar or in a multi-week series covering all the different aspects of leadership.

Board Development
QCLC works with organizations to clarify the role of a board in decision-making, setting policy, reviewing by-laws, creating committee structure, and selecting of new board members.  Board Development is an excellent service for newly formed not-for-profits or for existing organizations that want to review current structure and increase board involvement.

Conflict Mediation
QCLC provides experienced facilitation of face-to-face dialogue between two people who are engaged in unhealthy conflict in the workplace environment.

Fundraising and Development
QCLC provides consultation on how a not-for-profit organization can raise funds in diverse ways: grant-writing, special events, fees for service, mass appeals, social media, corporate gifts and major donors.

QCLC Workshop Series

Effective Conversations:  An interactive workshop where participants explore and discuss ways to improve organizational communication and build trust between team members by learning to change the dynamics of daily conversations.

Delegate with Purpose:  In this workshop we take a detailed look at delegation as a management tool that can be utilized to balance workload, create efficiencies, and develop employees.  Participants will use real-world experiences and small group discussions to gain a better understanding of the practical delegation steps they can implement to make positive impacts for themselves, their employees, and their organization.

Servant Leadership:  What is servant leadership?  What it is not. How and why servant leadership works in organizations and why it is so important.

Stewardship:  A workshop that explains the stewardship approach and how that radically changes how an organization conducts fundraising and development.

Not-for-Profit Management:  This workshop describes the unique challenges of the not-for-profit sector, and explains how the not-for-profit sector is similar and how it is different from the for-profit and public sector.

Team Building:  Workshop that helps organizational teams to build trust, commitment and cohesion, deal with conflict constructively, and make decisions that draw from the wisdom of everyone on the team.

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