April 28, 2022
Why is Board Giving Vital? It’s Not Why Your Board Thinks

  Does your board resist making a cash gift? Do they fold their arms, lean back, and get grumpy when you remind them of their board giving commitment? Do they tell you that their time is enough? You’re not alone. This video on why board giving is vital[…]

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Creating Robust Sr. Leadership Teams

June 9, 2022, at 1 p.m. Eastern. Email Karen to reserve your seat. With Special Guest, Ellie Hollander, President and CEO of Meals on Wheels of America.  Are you using the world’s best CEO nonprofit labor-saving device? Say yes, if you created a high-functioning management team. After all, you[…]

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April 25, 2022
Is Your Board Micromanaging? Find Out! The Quiz

The Board Micromanaging Quiz This quiz consists of fifteen yes-no questions. Discover the suggested answers at the bottom of the quiz. Share the Board Micromanaging Quiz with your staff and board to clarify roles at your nonprofit. Circle yes or no for your answers.  Print this by using[…]

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April 11, 2022
How Can You Stop Your Board from Micromanaging?

It starts innocently enough. A board member calls your program manager to answer a question. During the call, she instructs the staff member on how to use the information. Or, perhaps in a crisis, the board members step in to provide ballast. . Whatever the cause, months later,[…]

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Staff Appreciation: 3 Low-Cost, High-Value Ideas

Does staff appreciation matter? You betcha! People don’t join nonprofits because of the salaries they receive. While they must take care of their families, they look for a way to make a difference in the world. But in the press of their daily work, nonprofit employees often forget[…]

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