An effective and engaged nonprofit Board of Directors (BOD) can help take an organization to a visionary level. Ensuring it is well-managed and intentionally structured is key.
Engaging your nonprofit board of directors is key to an organization’s success – is your board onboard the boat or do they ride the bus? Is yours an engaged board of directors or is it an on-going challenge to get them to contribute more than simply turning up for board meetings? If it’s the latter, you are not […]
Envisioning a bold future and then mentally ‘walking back’ from the future, imagining what would be required to reach that vision, can literally change the world or your organization’s path forward. In 1961, John F. Kennedy in a speech to the United States Congress challenged the country to put a man on the moon before […]
Which comes first – Vision or Mission? In our view vision (clearly defined strategic direction) should always come first. If you don’t know where you are going (big goal, looking to the future) how do you know what you need to do to get there (mission)?
When we think of Strategic Direction, we’re reminded of a simple quote by Yogi Berra: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it!” Knowing which path to take when you and your organization reach a fork in the road can mean the difference between success and failure. A well-articulated strategic direction and […]