Why Nonprofit Board Prospects Say No
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Why do board-member prospects say No? The response could actually have meaning that goes much deeper than “not enough time” or “not having a connection with the cause.” Read More
Commit to Making Board Diversity Work
Tue, May 28, 2019
Board members representing diverse communities become frustrated with a lack of full-in organizational commitment to diversity. Dr. Shirley Davis, a recognized global workforce expert who specializes in diversity and inclusion, offers advice for achi... Read More
Make Meetings Matter
Mon, Mar 25, 2019
Making your meetings matter will motivate board members to attend. They will know that their time is being respected, their opinions are being considered, and their commitment is producing worthwhile outcomes. Read More
What Are You Reading?
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
Anyone in a nonprofit leadership role is wise to seek out and read resources that will help them grow in knowledge, identify solutions and get creative! Check out the books I'm picking up this month. Read More
How to Achieve Volunteer Engagement
Thu, Jan 31, 2019
Recruiting, retaining, and leading volunteers can be a challenge. In her book "From LIbrary Volunteer to Library Advocate," Carla Campbell Lehn delivers a well-defined case for rethinking how volunteers are engaged and provides guidance for implement... Read More
Make a Plan to Plan
Wed, Nov 28, 2018
Pre-planning provides a more organized approach that will make your activity more effective through efficient the use of time, which people will appreciate. Planning on the front end creates an intentional approach that stimulates enthusiasm among pa... Read More
Are Nonprofit Best Practices Stupid?
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Nonprofits share many problems. Issues such as donor retention, volunteer turnover, and board member engagement are just a few that plague nonprofits on an ongoing basis. And, not by coincidence, nonprofits also share frustration because common appro... Read More
Is Your Nonprofit Due for a Makeover?
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
Publix isn't standing still. They are constantly looking for ways to improve. Is it time for your nonprofit to consider a makeover? Here is a seven-question 'points of difference' checklist to stimulate your thinking. Read More
Do You Know Your Board Members?
Thu, Aug 30, 2018
Nonprofit leaders seeking to improve relationships with their board members can benefit from this common-sense wisdom that reminds us of the value of fostering relationships among board members. Read More