CFO as Advisor

Does your board expect your CFO to control the money or act as a financial advisor? […]

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Good Night’s Sleep

What keeps your board awake at night? Do they worry about how to make payroll and keep the doors open? […]

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Every Leader an Innovator

Ideally, we want every nonprofit leader to be an innovator. Does your nonprofit board foster innovation? […]

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A Gift to the Community

Every nonprofit is a gift to its community. Does your community see your nonprofit as a gift? […]

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External Versus Internal

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

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Give the Meeting Meaning

Board engagement is a problem for many nonprofits. Sometimes it is the way the topics are presented to the board that creates the engagement problem. […]

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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 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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Reinforce Good Behavior

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

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