Executive Goal Setting

One of the many best practices for nonprofit boards it to provide the senior executive with an annual review. What is important about the review? […]

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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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The More Effective Board

Every nonprofit has a board. Almost every nonprofit wants a more effective board. How do you translate, the wants into practical, manageable changes? […]

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Goal Setting, a Board Responsibility

It is commonly accepted that boards have four responsibilities. In no particular order, they are goal setting, self-management, monitoring activity, and creating policy. Goal setting is one of the more difficult for boards. They struggle with what kind of goals to set, how far into the future to look, and how realistic to make the goals. […]

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Measuring Board Performance

The board is one of the more important elements of success for any organization. The more effective the board is the more it contributes to the success of the organization. It establishes the culture of the organization. In short, its performance is an important component of sustainability. Should it receive a periodic performance review? […]

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When Should We Do a SWOT Analysis?

“When should we do a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis?” is a question that has popped up frequently in discussions with clients. The easy answer is after the goals have been set. However, for many of our clients the logic behind that answer has been unclear. This article will explain the logic. […]

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