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Purpose Boards - Peer Supported - Actionable Content - Growth Performance


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Purpose Boards are designed exclusively for results-driven business owners and nonprofits, Purpose Boards provide you with the specific insights, strategies and leadership development skills to achieve results.


By participating in a Purpose Board, business owners can create a knowledge and support system in which they help each other, offer expertise and advice, and hold each other accountable. As a result, Purpose Board members see their businesses perform better, grow faster, earn more money and work fewer hours.

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Purpose Boards - Peer Supported - Actionable Content - Growth Performance

  1. 1. Purpose Boards PEER SUPPORT - ACTIONABLE CONTENT - GROWTH PERFORMANCE Benefits of Facilitated Peer-to-Peer Groups
  2. 2. The Purpose Help people and organizations attain a higher level of awareness and performance. The Process Work where systems interact with people. Provide Perspective. Create Productive Change. Align Actions. The Results Clarified Vision. Effective Decisions. Engaged People. What AP Does…
  3. 3. What separates success from failure?
  4. 4. “Surround yourself with the best people you can.” -- Ronald Reagan “Surround yourself with only those who are going to lift you higher” -- Oprah Winfrey ANSWERS:
  5. 5. Those who lead inspire us… Whether they are individuals or organizations, we follow those who lead not because we have to but because we want to.” -- Simon Sinek “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” -- John F. Kennedy Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -- Benjamin Franklin
  6. 6. Presidents and CEOs who join Peer Mentoring Groups grow revenue 3X faster. -- Dun & Bradstreet Return on Investment of coaching participants averaged >500%. -- Manchester Review Article The linkage of entrepreneurs with effective mentoring and coaching is one of the best training practices. Peer-to-peer mentoring and coaching is especially effective. – Kaufmann Foundation Report
  7. 7. As the Owner, ED or CEO… How would you respond to the following statements? I am confident that I consistently make the right decisions. I know exactly where I want to take the organization. Achieving this vision will help me achieve my personal vision of success The advice I receive from my current organizational advisor(s) is objective, diverse, experience-based, and in our best interest. When I develop plans for the organization, I stay focused, I am accountable, and I consistently achieve my goals.
  8. 8. Why the Need for Purpose Boards? • Isolation at the top • Unable to achieve consistent growth • Unable to openly discuss concerns • Unable to wrestle with tough decisions • Unable to learn best practices Members gain the advantage of a broader outlook and the ability to see more clearly from the higher ground provided by the experiences and insights of other leaders.
  9. 9. What are Purpose Boards? • Facilitated Peer-To-Peer Groups • Designed exclusively for results-driven business owners and nonprofits • Provides specific insights, strategies and leadership development skills PEER SUPPORT - ACTIONABLE CONTENT GROWTH PERFORMANCE
  10. 10. What are Purpose Boards? • 6-12 people who gather to help each other reach success • Professionally facilitated monthly half-day meetings • Monthly individual hour-long session • Membership is limited and by invitation • What it is NOT • Networking • A class or seminar • Coffee hour
  11. 11. Benefits of Purpose Boards • Have a trusted, confidential business source • Have an objective board of advisors • Improved organization productivity • Gain specific insights, perspective, and honest feedback • Leverage the experience of other nonprofit leaders • Focus on the strategic • Develop more effective decision making skills • Reduced stress and more life balance • Personal growth • Increase confidence to take action
  12. 12. Who Should be a Member? • Owners, Presidents, Executive Directors, and Program Directors • Small Businesses and Nonprofits • Businesses and Organizations with 5-75 employees and/or volunteers
  13. 13. Guidelines for the Purpose Groups • Strict Confidentiality • Commitment to self and the group • No vested interests – diverse, non-competing, relationships are known • Respect for all opinions • Respect everyone's time – meetings start and end on time.