The Expert Board

Does your nonprofit board govern your nonprofit like a group of experts? […]

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Take a Board Member to Lunch

Nonprofit board members are special people who work very hard on behalf of your nonprofit. How well do you know them? […]

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Executive Burnout

Executive burnout is often caused by frustration, lack of fulfillment, and lack of success. Does your nonprofit board contribute to or mitigate burnout? […]

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Assume the Positive

Sometimes a board member speaks first and thinks later. As an example, you might hear someone say, “Why […]

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Reinforce Good Behavior

What are your board members learning from each board meeting? […]

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Who should take the blame?

Who should take the blame when things go wrong? Should the board chair, the board, or the nonprofit executive be responsible? […]

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Board Engagement Made Simple

Nonprofit board engagement can be simple. […]

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Who Is Your Next Board Chairperson?

For many nonprofits, the end of the calendar year is also the end of the term for the current board chairperson. Who should be the successor? […]

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Board Succession

Successor planning is important. However, it is hard to do. Many organizations try to use a formula but with limited success. […]

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Organizational Leadership

The leadership of a nonprofit is more than just the senior professional and the board chair. In most cases, it is a large team. Is everyone on the team up to your expectations? […]

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