Get Started – Leadership

Get Started: Leadership

Performance Practice Learning Module

Find out how courageous and adaptive your board and executive leadership is—and embark on a learning journey to make it even stronger

Does your organization have the leadership and governance needed to drive performance? This module is the perfect starting point for those who want to strengthen their leadership team and increase board engagement.

The module addresses executives’ and boards’ roles in clarifying strategic direction, developing talent, ensuring program effectiveness and financial sustainability, and acquiring resources. Working through this module together helps leaders and board members develop shared understanding of areas where they excel, issues that impede their effectiveness, and practices to strengthen their leadership.


User Guide

Introduction to the Performance Practice, acknowledgments, application, and development methodology

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Principles and Proof Points (Leadership)

Principles and proof points for this module to provide overall perspective and context before completing the Workbook

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Intro to Performance Practice

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Getting Started Checklist (Leadership)

Quick start guide to setting up the Performance Practice Workbook for your organization

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Worksheet (Leadership)

File to use to complete the self-assessment, includes instructions; open on laptop/desktop rather than mobile device

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Setting up the Performance Practice

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Compile (Leadership)

The reporting app compiles data from all the worksheets into one spreadsheet.

Windows Instructions
Windows Reporting App

MacOS Instructions
MacOS App, up to v10.12/Sierra
MacOS App, v10.13+/High Sierra

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Compiled the results? Here are some tips for how to analyze your data

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Watch: Tips for Analyzing Your Data

Analyzing Your Data

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Also, don't miss our Reporting App Guide

Performance Practice Product Support

A Performance Practice Product Support team assists in the use of Performance Practice to 1) provide guidance; 2) support implementation and application; 3) collect and share user experiences; and 4) assist users interested in compiling results, tailoring, and custom branding. To learn more about Performance Practice Product Support, email the Performance Practice Application and Learning Coordinator at

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