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.
Do you have the courage to lead or does self-imposed fear restrict your willingness to take on a leadership role? One of my heroes, Nelson Mandela said: “Fear and courage are brothers. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.”
Which comes first – Vision or Mission? Frankly, why should I care? In our view, vision (clearly defined strategic direction) should always come before mission, because if you don’t know where you are going (desired impact) how do you know what you need to do to get there (mission)?
Interning is a two-way street. So says Jane Baxter Lynn of JBL Strategies who has worked with more than 60 interns in a variety of capacities over many years. She recognized that the keys to successful internship programs are effective organization and clear communication. Read how to make interning a win-win for everyone.