Is Anyone Listening?

A common frustration for board chairs and nonprofit executives is indifferent boards or more accurately, what appear to be indifferent boards. […]

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Authentic Governance

Do the decisions your nonprofit’s board makes seem authentic to the public, staff, clients, and donors? […]

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Who Is Your Successor?

As a nonprofit board member, you care deeply about your nonprofit. Strengthening the mission and increasing your nonprofit’s sustainability are two of the reasons you agreed to serve. How will you achieve those worthy goals? […]

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Risk Management

It is generally agreed that one of the primary purposes of a nonprofit board is to ensure the longevity of a nonprofit’s mission. Many nonprofit boards interpret this to mean minimizing decision-making risk. […]

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The Competitive Board

The highly competitive world that nonprofits operate in makes it difficult for the nonprofit board to carry out its primary responsibility (enable the staff to carry out the mission and serve the clients). […]

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What Do the Numbers Say?

Does your budget reflect your nonprofit board’s passion your mission? […]

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Good Questions

How do you ensure your nonprofit board knows enough to make the right decisions? […]

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Indispensable

“Make yourself indispensable” is good career advice. It is also great advice for nonprofits of all types. […]

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How Do You Increase Effectiveness?

What is the best way to raise the effectiveness of your nonprofit? […]

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Enhanced Sustainability

If what your nonprofit does is valuable, special, and unique it has the most important attributes of sustainability. […]

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