Break the Rules

How flexible is your board’s attitude toward rules?

Every successful experiment breaks and rewrites one or more rules. Every successful experiment also increases the effectiveness of your mission, the sustainability of your nonprofit, and its competitive stance in your community.

Is your nonprofit breaking enough rules to create the operational strength, sustainability, and effectiveness your […]


Who Makes the Rules?

Nonprofits must follow laws, accounting standards, accreditation standards, guidelines, best practices, codes of conduct, and traditions. Yet it is when a nonprofit breaks the rules that its sustainability improves.

Part of a nonprofit board’s responsibility is to monitor activity and ensure the nonprofit stays on the straight and narrow. The regulations and rules are […]