Leader Versus Manager

Your nonprofit’s board can significantly improve the success of your mission. […]

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Never Enough Time

A common lament of nonprofit boards is that there is never enough time to talk about strategy, discuss trends, set goals, or plan. However, highly effective boards find time to talk about those very issues. How do they do that? […]

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The Best Time for a Board Evaluation

Nonprofit board evaluations are a great way to tune-up your board and enhance board and organizational performance. When is the best time to evaluate your board? […]

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Education Creates a Great Board

Everyone wants to have a great nonprofit board. Education plays an important role in achieving that dream. […]

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How Are You Doing?

There is a significant difference between the nonprofit board’s job and the staff’s job. The staff is responsible for this year. The board is responsible for the future. […]

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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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All Behavior Is Communication

Actions speak louder than words. Actions are usually more sincere than words. Do you know what your nonprofit board members’ actions are saying when they stop attending meetings or take the meeting away from the agenda? […]

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