January 27, 2023
How to Have a Difficult Conversation with Your Board Chair

Working with a nonprofit board chair can be an excellent, growth-filled partnership—or not. Even great board chair and CEO relationships have pinch points. Not-so-great nonprofit board chairs and CEO relationships have more. Pinch points are opportunities to explore trust and get laser clear on the relationship. Running a[…]

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The Unique Experiences of Women Nonprofit CEOs

Coming Soon! Karen’s CEO Conversation- March 21st at 1 pm Reserve your seat for Karen’s CEO Conversation on March 21 at 1. Our special guest is Michele Meyer-Shipp, CEO of Dress for Success International. (For Nonprofit CEOs and executive directors only.) Learn more about Karen’s CEO Conversation. What CEOs are saying about[…]

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Help for When You’re Not the Board’s First Choice

An Excerpt for Karen’s CEO Conversation: The Best CEO-Chair Partnership What happens when you’re an internal candidate for the CEO position, and the board chooses another? And, when that falls through, selects you? In this clip, watch and hear CEO-Chair best communication practices. At Karen’s CEO Conversation, special[…]

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January 3, 2023
Did You Miss Any of These? The Top 2022 Posts

  I’m happy to share the top 2022 posts . This year, working with your board, growing revenue, and your career were at the top of your mind. Guiding Your Nonprofit the Board When it comes to your board, you seek a Goldilocks partnership—neither too much engagement (micromanaging)[…]

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December 23, 2022
How to Get the Right Person to Be Board Chair

How can you get the right person to be the board chair? –since the wrong board chair makes your life as a nonprofit CEO miserable. It’s not only hard to find the right person. You need to get them to say yes. Who can blame them for turning[…]

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