Find Collaborators

Since nonprofit boards are responsible for the long-term success and the sustainability of the mission, it makes sense for the board to find collaborators. […]

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External Versus Internal

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

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Navigating Board Issues

Most nonprofit boards have an impressive array of talent distributed among the membership. Yet, most are unable to take full advantage of the talent. […]

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Skill or Will?

Unfortunately, nonprofit boards sometimes become disenchanted with the nonprofit’s executive. When that happens what should the board do? […]

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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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Information Overload

A common problem nonprofit boards deal with is board members showing up at the board meeting without having read the material. […]

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Why Are Nonprofit Boards Unwilling to Fundraise?

Many nonprofit leaders are disappointed with the fundraising performance of their boards. Is there hope? […]

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Take a Risk

It is very hard for most nonprofit boards to take a risk. They often think their job is to keep the organization from failing. […]

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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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Executive Reports

Nonprofits boards typically have lengthy agendas. Is the executive’s report a valuable use of the board’s precious time? […]

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