Create a Farm Team

The creative use of volunteers will allow your nonprofit’s board to do more without adding more members […]

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Should Board Members Be Fundraisers?

Whether nonprofit board members should fundraise on behalf of a nonprofit is best answered by, “It depends.” […]

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See the Future

Boards have a hard time understanding issues in the context of the future and the big picture. Sometimes it is the presentation of the issue and sometimes it is the thought process of the board members that stand in the way. […]

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Decision Making

One of the threats to every nonprofit’s future is low quality board decisions. Improving decision quality may be easier than you think. […]

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External Versus Internal

The key to increasing effectiveness is to change the board’s focus. […]

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The Well Connected Board

Networking is a hot topic. It is also an ancient activity. Are we as effective as our ancestors? […]

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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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Emotionally Engaged Board Members

Every nonprofit deals with emotionally charged issues. How emotionally charged are your board members? […]

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