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Ask Questions To Improve Communication with Nonprofit Board Members

Welcome to Hardy Smith’s blog, where he shares experience and insight learned through decades in the corporate world and advocating on behalf of nonprofits and associations across America.

Hardy’s mission is to help maximize the performance of nonprofits and associations and their essential leadership teams.

If you’re seeking to triumph over communication challenges, bring meaningful and manageable solutions to, and realize measurable results of your organization, this blog will give you more than ideas — it will maximize your team’s performance like never before.

Leading Nonprofit Teams During Covid-19

Leading a nonprofit isn’t easy in the best of times and that responsibility is now radically more difficult because of Covid-19. Adding to the challenge is leaders having to lead their teams remotely and finding overcoming the obstacle of mandated separation requires a different skill set. These six resources offer how-to guidance for remote-team leadership success during a crisis. Thank you to each for the much-needed help you are providing.

Do You Know Your Board Members?

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.

Hall of Fame Leadership Lessons

Would you like to reach Hall of Fame level of success? Then you will want to follow the right path. In my life I have been lucky enough to receive invaluable leadership lessons from personal and professional relationships with five individuals who have achieved hall of fame level recognition in their professions.

Be A Leader Who Listens

Learning to listen can make good leaders into great leaders. Learning to listen enables not-so-successful leaders to turn negative results into positive ones. When we learn to bring out the best in others, we can develop the skills for success in leadership roles.

Leading Nonprofit Teams During Covid-19

Leading a nonprofit isn’t easy in the best of times and that responsibility is now radically more difficult because of Covid-19. Adding to the challenge is leaders having to lead their teams remotely and finding overcoming the obstacle of mandated separation requires a different skill set. These six resources offer how-to guidance for remote-team leadership success during a crisis. Thank you to each for the much-needed help you are providing.

Do You Know Your Board Members?

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.

Hall of Fame Leadership Lessons

Would you like to reach Hall of Fame level of success? Then you will want to follow the right path. In my life I have been lucky enough to receive invaluable leadership lessons from personal and professional relationships with five individuals who have achieved hall of fame level recognition in their professions.

Be A Leader Who Listens

Learning to listen can make good leaders into great leaders. Learning to listen enables not-so-successful leaders to turn negative results into positive ones. When we learn to bring out the best in others, we can develop the skills for success in leadership roles.