This year, one of the single most significant decisions you can make is to lead your ministry organization through strategic planning. But, strategic planning isn’t a cure-all. In fact, we see many strategic planning process start a downward spiral of wasted time and energy. To help you push forward on strategic planning this year and […]
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself if you are the greatest barrier to your ministry’s breakthrough? In this video, Zach Clark, Founder and CEO of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares some thoughts to change your paradigm for giving. Redirect your thinking, refocus, and get back on track!
Sixty Second Sustainability
The number one barrier to sustainability for your organization is your time. In this video, Zach Clark, Founder and CEO of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares a quick strategy to get you thinking, refocused, and back on track!
Q + A: Applicable Accountability
It IS possible for teams to hold each other accountable and move forward at the same time! In this video, Zach Clark, Founder and CEO of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares quick, applicable methods for aligning your team to maximize productivity.
This December May Never Come Again
Zach Clark talks about the challenge of keeping focus at the end of the giving year and the 4 essential things we encourage leaders to do to have a record giving year.
4 Ways To Create A Sense of Urgency to Grow Giving
If you will do these four actionable steps, it will move your ministry to a higher level of giving results. Zach Clark shares specific actionable things that you can do to move forward and grow your significant giving for your ministry.
Why Now is the Best Time to Raise Money
When is the best time to start raising money? If this is a question you find yourself asking, take a few minutes to learn what Zach Clark, Founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, has to say in this video about why the best time is right now even though it may not feel like it […]
How do you ask someone to give more
In this video, Zach Clark, Founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares the answer to a question he gets almost every week.
Planning Versus Doing
Are you stuck in the planning phase of the work you do through your ministry? In this video, Zach Clark, Founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares some questions you need to ask in order to help you take action, and get the right information in front of people who could make a big […]
Interview with Andy Andrews: The Little Things
It’s the little things that make all the difference. Andy Andrews is the author of the book The Little Things: Why You Really Should Sweat the Small Stuff. His perspective may go against culture in a lot of ways, but it makes so much sense. I enjoyed interviewing Andy and hearing why he became so passionate […]
Coaching with Zach: Why You Don’t Have Enough Giving
An inside glimpse at a coaching conversation about the challenges a leader is facing with scheduling time with potential donors as well as seeing enough money raised to achieve their goals by deadline.
Want to move forward? Stop having imaginary conversations
I’m taking about those imaginary conversations in your head that hold you back. Don’t get overwhelmed. Get encouraged!
How to Grow More and Better Leaders: Interview with Mark Miller
Zach Clark, Director of Development and Leadership Coaching, interviews author and Vice President of High Performance Leadership at Chick-fil-A, Mark Miller, about his new book Leader’s Made Here and about how to help grow leaders in your organization. FIVE readers will win a copy of Mark’s new book. All you have to do is sign up […]
Simplify Your Year End Giving Approach in December
What’s on your plate for raising money at the end of the year? In this video, Zach Clark, founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, speaks directly to people who are working to raise money effectively in the month of December. He shares a specific structure and mindset you can use to simplify your life, manage […]
What you can be doing with 60 days (or less) until the end of the giving year
What should you be doing when there are only 60 days or less left in the giving year? In this video, Zach Clark, Founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares action items for the end of the giving year.
Q+A How to deal with the tyranny of the urgent
Are you feeling the pressure to get more accomplished than you have time for? In this video, Zach Clark, Founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares three things that you can do to set priorities and make tough decisions about what you need to accomplish next. Looking to take action and move forward? If you […]
Engaging People for Input
Do you do all the talking when you meet with people to share your vision? This may not be the best strategy. Zach Clark, founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares the importance of engaging people in your ministry.
How to Take Your Ministry to the Next Level
What are the essential things that make the difference in moving your ministry forward? In this video, Zach Clark, founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, shares with you how to take your ministry to the next level.
How to Manage Conflicting Viewpoints
Zach Clark, founder of Development and Leadership Coaching, helps you manage conflicting viewpoints about how to carry out the vision for your ministry. Learn how to listen, engage, and interact with people who have conflicting views.
Q+A How to measure fundraising success and evaluate your team
Zach Clark answers two great questions addressing the metrics of evaluating the success of your development program and evaluating the use of time and focus of your development staff.