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Deliberation

Nonprofit boards are at their best when they make informed choices. […]

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Do Less

Board members are talented, experienced, and knowledgeable leaders. They know how to be effective. They achieve success by taking on one issue and focusing on it until it is resolved.

Many nonprofit boards try to do too much. Their agendas are cluttered with marketing decisions, programing needs, financial decisions, fundraising challenges plus the usual […]

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Develop Leaders

One of the often-overlooked responsibilities of nonprofit boards is to develop its current and future leaders (volunteer and professional). Another responsibility of a nonprofit board is to lay the foundation for an uncertain future. While it sounds like it is impossible to prepare for something that is vague at best, it is still a necessity. […]

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The Ideal Executive

Here are the qualifications for great executives and board members:

Education – A good education is valuable. However, education is a shortcut. Your executive must be someone who has grown in knowledge constantly since entering the workforce.

Humble – The ability to admit one is wrong is the key to learning. Someone who has never […]

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Was It a Good Decision?

Is your nonprofit board using the right criteria to determine if its decisions are good? […]

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Areas of Accountability

You can increase the success of your nonprofit by increasing the accountability of your board. […]

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Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Complexity

Any nonprofit board is capable of making high-quality decisions with a little training […]

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What Nonprofits Need

Nonprofits need four things for success and sustainability […]

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The Agile Board

An agile nonprofit board more easily keeps pace with rapidly changing surroundings. […]

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Board Thinking

Nonprofits achieve more, have more community support, and are highly sustainable, when thoughtful leadership leads them. […]

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