Effective Board & CEO Relationships: Do You Tell the Truth?

Nonprofit leaders tend to use a happy face with donors, volunteers, and the community. With people they trust, they use faces that express the full range of human emotions. Which face should you use with your board?

Effective Nonprofit Board and CEO Relationships: Do You Tell the Truth? Chapters

00:00 What are the faces you might use at your nonprofit

00:04 Time for a happy face

00:20 How about your real face?

00:38 Developing a trusting relationship with your board

01:06 Avoid surprising your board

01:27 Give your board some meat

01:41 Add a frame

02:11 Get great board advice.


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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis Consulting guides executive directors and CEOs to generate the resources, boards, and support they need to make remarkable progress on their missions. As the award-winning thought-leader, advisor, and founding principal of Karen Eber Davis Consulting, Karen helps nonprofit leaders get answers, generate revenue, and grow their mission. Davis is known for her innovation and practicality based on her work with or visits to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations and her experience leading board and team events. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.