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5 Power Tips to Re-Energize Your Board Members This Fall

2019-08-06T21:19:58-07:00

Let’s cut to the chase. Odds are you took a bit of a break from meetings this summer while board members were on vacation and juggling kids’ schedules, etc. Good for you! Its nice to take a break and reset from time to time. So how are you planning to do that reset thing? Or [...]

5 Power Tips to Re-Energize Your Board Members This Fall2019-08-06T21:19:58-07:00

Are You A Taker? 7 Ways to Give Back To Your Board

2019-07-16T22:09:39-07:00

How are you feeling about your nonprofit board these days? Are you wondering why they aren’t raising more money? Are you wishing they showed up to more meetings? Do you secretly think they aren’t sharing their expertise with you the way you wish they would? Here’s another question for you: what have you done for [...]

Are You A Taker? 7 Ways to Give Back To Your Board2019-07-16T22:09:39-07:00

The Sad Truth Behind Restricted Funding and How to Change It

2019-06-25T22:09:50-07:00

Do you ever feel like funders are running your nonprofit instead of you?  Do you have all the unrestricted cash you need? Then ask yourself why you're allowing that. I don't always agree with Vu Lee but I thought his post this week was so spot on, that I must share it.  This topic is [...]

The Sad Truth Behind Restricted Funding and How to Change It2019-06-25T22:09:50-07:00

Time to Flip the Script – A New Board Structure For You

2019-06-11T20:45:04-07:00

Just because something has always been done that way, doesn’t mean it works for you anymore. If you’re struggling to achieve an effective and high-performing nonprofit board, rethink your approach and know it’s ok to turn your board structure upside down to get the results you need.  Not everything is etched in stone. Here are [...]

Time to Flip the Script – A New Board Structure For You2019-06-11T20:45:04-07:00

Would You like to Reverse the Board Fundraising Slump?

2019-05-29T21:02:10-07:00

You may have a handful of board members who meet or exceed your fundraising expectations. Good for you! You’re in the minority. This continues to be an ongoing challenge according to the Board Source Leading With Intent Study. You need your board to rise to the occasion – too many people in the community are [...]

Would You like to Reverse the Board Fundraising Slump?2019-05-29T21:02:10-07:00

The Subtle Art of Holding Board Members Accountable

2019-05-15T08:44:38-07:00

It’s your job. If you’re an officer of the board, the ED/CEO or another volunteer in a leadership role, it’s your job. Ask any board member. They want to do a good job. They want to advance your important mission work. And they want you to hold them accountable.  They didn't join your board to [...]

The Subtle Art of Holding Board Members Accountable2019-05-15T08:44:38-07:00
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