February 20, 2024
How to Get Your Board Engaged (in the Right Stuff)

Karen’s CEO Conversation April 11, 2024, at 1 pm E, 50 minutes Is your board an asset or a liability? Are you disappointed or even[…]

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December 29, 2023
Fundraising Myths Debunked: Helping Your Board Think Beyond the Bake Sale

Which one of the following most closely matches the content of your board’s income discussions? Let’s have a garage sale. Let’s get a grant. Let’s[…]

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May 25, 2023
5 “Easy” Steps to Get Your Nonprofit Board to Yes

Whether it’s a raise, strategic planning, or just changing how you’ve always done things, sometimes you need your board to align with you and your[…]

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March 22, 2023
7 Things Shrewd CEOs Ask Their Boards to Do That Reduce Executive Burnout

Are you seeking ways to engage your board of directors to support your work and improve its function? Here are seven things CEOs ask their[…]

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March 18, 2023
How to Get Your Life Back: Establish Nonprofit Board Office Hours

You’re about to sit down to dinner when you get a text from a board member. You’re in a meaningful conversation with your best friend,[…]

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August 19, 2022
Maximizing Between Meeting Board Engagement

You want your board members to join lively discussions, provide insightful guidance, and commit to in-between activities that further your mission and grow your connections.[…]

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August 19, 2022
What is Board Engagement? What’s the Best Way to Create It?

“It’s not about a notebook or a checklist,” explains Audrey, a nonprofit CEO with super board engagement. “Most of our board members serve on many[…]

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August 3, 2022
When Boards Know Their Role & Still Fail to Help Fundraise

I lead a Zoom board workshop. When the board reviewed how well they were fulfilling their responsibilities, they found an area that needed work: Ensuring[…]

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March 26, 2022
How to Be Model Nonprofit Board Member: 5 Actions to Take

When asked what she would like to read here, Ilene Denton, the incoming chair at The Hermitage, an artist retreat center on Manasota Key, said,[…]

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March 8, 2022
5 CEO Blunders that Reduce Board Accountability

Are you looking for ways to make your board more accountable? More than 50 percent of nonprofit CEOs are frustrated about their board’s accountability. Nonprofit[…]

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