Communication


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Keep Your Board Engaged During Covid-19
Keep Your Board Engaged During Covid-19 Wed, Apr 29, 2020 Ensuring your board remains engaged during Covid19 is critical. Ongoing communication should be maintained to keep board members apprised of situations affecting your organization. Here are four resources to help you do just that. Read More

Motivating and Inspiring Your Nonprofit Board
Motivating and Inspiring Your Nonprofit Board Tue, Nov 19, 2019 In this Beacon Podcast interview, I discuss nonprofit boards with host and producer Jeff Dowdy. Listen in as we discuss how to bring out the best in nonprofit boards, and comment below with what works best for you in your organization. Read More

How to Use Self-Awareness as a Personal and Professional Asset
How to Use Self-Awareness as a Personal and Professional Asset Tue, Aug 27, 2019 How can you use self-awareness to become a more effective professional? Check out how I presented the topic to members of the Florida Public Relations Association at the organization's recent conference. Read More

Take out the Trash
Take out the Trash Mon, Jul 23, 2018 Are you asking or telling your volunteers what to do? They are, after all, volunteers. Read More

Creating a Culture of Collaboration, Nonprofits Can Learn from Pixar
Creating a Culture of Collaboration, Nonprofits Can Learn from Pixar Sat, Feb 11, 2017 Despite the recognized benefits of collaboration, being aligned internally and putting collaboration into practice is often easier said than done. I recently worked with a nonprofit organization embroiled in a heated internal struggle between the adm... Read More

Improve Communication to Improve Board Performance
Improve Communication to Improve Board Performance Tue, Oct 11, 2016 Nonprofit leaders seeking to improve board member performance can start by focusing on being good communicators. According to board members participating in my research, lack of good communication often creates many of the issues affecting board and ... Read More

Change Your Approach to Board Engagement
Change Your Approach to Board Engagement Wed, Aug 31, 2016 Are you experiencing a lack of engagement by your board members? In fact, it's a topic all my nonprofit and association friends can relate to. Consider that a new solution is needed and strategic steps are required to turn the tide and shift the mome... Read More

Rethink Board Engagement
Rethink Board Engagement Wed, Jun 29, 2016 Clarifying expectations and improving communications during recruitment are two methods to help ensure board member accountability. Read More

Nonprofits, Think Like the Cows
Nonprofits, Think Like the Cows Mon, May 30, 2016 Whether it’s clients, members, board members, volunteers, donors, or sponsors, who is it you need to think more like? Read More

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