Why should nonprofit board members be wary when CEOs tell them everything’s great? How do CEOs hurt their organizations and their longevity by painting blue-sky-only forecasts?
Why should nonprofit board members be wary when CEOs tell them everything’s great? How do CEOs hurt their organizations and their longevity by painting blue-sky-only scenarios? If you’re unhappy with your board’s engagement, you may be making this error.
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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.