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Board Development, Executive Director Development and Governance

Evaluation for Impact: Board/CEO Evaluations

February 14, 2018

Why should boards evaluate themselves? A strong, vibrant board is an indicator of a healthy organization. Board assessment should be ongoing and touch many areas of the organization.

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Using Board Members’ Time, Talents & Treasures

August 30, 2017

Nonprofit organizations want to strive to have the "best" board members working in tandem with staff to do their most impactful work to help the clients being served. This doesn't happen without being intentional with regard to recruiting and keeping board members engaged. 

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What’s the Secret to a Successful Board Retreat?

November 23, 2016

Planning a Board Retreat is a lot like planning a road trip. Knowing from where you begin and to where you want to end is vital. Planning so you know where you may run into road blocks, delays, and construction make a road trip less stressful. 

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Stop. Reflect. Lead.

November 23, 2016

You've probably heard the phrase "the cobbler's children have no shoes," which is used to describe the phenomenon where professionals are so busy with work for their own customers or clients that they neglect using their skills to help themselves or those closest to them.

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How to Conduct a Nonprofit Board of Directors Meeting

November 22, 2016

A successful and well-run nonprofit depends on a strong Board of Directors, and the primary vehicle for Board involvement is the Board of Directors meeting. Yet many nonprofits give little thought to how their Board meetings are conducted and documented.

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An Engaged Board

November 22, 2016

An engaged board is one whose members are advocates, involved, and contribute financially. These board members believe in the organization's mission and are willing to give their time, talent, and treasure. An engaged board always acts with the mission of the organization in mind and with the organization's best interest.

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