Adopting a proposal mindset can be key to getting to yes more often, more collaboratively, and more efficiently. Not to mention with less time wasted. It is an intentional way of thinking when presenting topics for discussion and decision-making, whether in your professional or personal life. Learn how and why.
A nonprofit Board’s Executive Committee (ExCom) is essential for the smooth running of the Board and the organization. Why is that?
The most important question for achieving an engaged nonprofit board is to ask regularly “Why do you care?” An organization that loses sight of the answer to this question is likely not going to have an inspired and engaged board.
One often hears criticisms of nonprofit boards, which usually don’t take into account the many hats board members are expected to wear and all the good work that they do as volunteers. Seasoned nonprofit board leader Jacqueline Rixen shares her insights into governing a nonprofit board.
Cash reserves are key for nonprofit survival. They are essential for assessing and ensuring the long-term sustainability of a nonprofit. The Board is responsible for agreeing a reserve amount and including it in the financial policies. Tracking where the organization is in relation to the funds can literally mean the difference between catching financial crisis […]
Former board members are hidden assets in plain sight! They typically have a wealth of knowledge, experience and a passion for your mission and can be powerful contributors in strengthening your organization for years to come. Capitalize on their value by intentionally keeping them involved in whichever way works for them and your organization.