Board leadership can break or make a nonprofit. Simply put, knowing how to select the best board members for your nonprofit is one of the most critical decisions an organization makes. As a nonprofit organization, you have a duty to seek and select qualified...
Effective Communication Between the Executive Director and Board Nonprofit leadership can be confusing and messy! So how can the Executive Director and Board of Directors overcome differences and work together to ACHIEVE the organization’s goals? Before we dive into...
If your conversation does not achieve real consensus, it is impossible to get the buy-in, you will need to ensure the successful implementation and delivery of your proposed program or project! So how exactly can you do that?
Grant writing is more than simply putting words on paper. The next time your board proposes grants as a solution for short-term fundraising needs, take into consideration the following facts every board member should know.
An overwhelming number of leadership studies indicate that 90% of nonprofit employees report that burnout contributed to a transition into another workplace.
It is critical for organizational leaders at both the board and staff levels to make a conscious effort to address workplace “burnout culture.” Doing so protects both the individuals we employ and the organization we serve.
Of all the “Officer Positions” on the nonprofit board, the board secretary role is often the most misunderstood and under-appreciated. Most assume that the title 'secretary' is synonymous with “note-taker” and that the secretary’s one and only function is to...
Everyone knows that board officers hold one of the top two primary leadership positions, but many organizations admit that their board chair does little more than serve as a facilitator at the monthly meeting. Here are 5 strategies to build a culture of integrity and long-term success.
Are you the concerned board leader struggling to fill open seats on your Executive Committee, or the board member who tentatively raised your hand because no one else would?
If your organization is established enough to invest in a qualified grant writer, then “Kudos” to you. If you are hoping to hire a grant writer as a last “Hail Mary” for your floundering organization, then today’s topic is for you.
Succession planning should be an intentional conversation with a specific plan for the leadership of any business.
Believe it or not, the key to a successful retreat requires finding the perfect balance of pampering and planning!