In our last column, Six Things Boards Need to Know About Succession Planning, we noted that the two most feared words in any nonprofit boardroom are “search committee.”
The fear among many chief executives is [Read more]
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio creates mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. As the organization’s President & CEO, Elizabeth Martinez is committed to fostering these relationships to build a [Read more]
The two most feared words in any nonprofit boardroom are “search committee.”
Boards bemoan having to replace a chief executive. The time, energy, emotion, risk, and cost associated with a transition cannot be understated.
An executive search [Read more]
At the start of each new year, I take a moment to sit in reflection of what was and what will be. I try to avoid the banal and focus on the power of gratitude [Read more]
Nonprofit by-laws are legal documents that outline organizational structure. They define how a nonprofit board governs, its composition of officers and their term limits, and the rules by which decisions are made.
Nonprofit by-laws are [Read more]
What does it mean for a board and chief executive to be in “constructive partnership?” And why is a constructive partnership a critical component of a nonprofit’s success?
We go to BoardSource for the answer.
Scholar [Read more]
Earlier this year, Dr. Erynn Beaton, Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Studies at The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs, co-released a report regarding sexual harassment in the fundraising profession. The findings are [Read more]
Retreats create a tremendous opportunity for nonprofit boards to build connections, increase understanding, and gain alignment on a path forward.
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”
The popular Shakespeare adage taught us that it matters what something is, not what it is called. But, if we renamed overhead as infrastructure, would [Read more]
A critical component of board governance is the process of selecting new board members. The process, which is holistic in nature, includes recruitment, nomination, and onboarding. Following our previous articles on recruitment and [Read more]
A critical component of board governance is the process of selecting new board members. The process, which is holistic in nature, includes recruitment, nomination, and onboarding. Today’s article focuses on nomination, and we’ll cover onboarding next [Read more]
A critical component of board governance is the process of selecting new board members. According to BoardSource, “Nothing is more important to the health and sustainability of your organization than getting highly qualified and enthusiastic [Read more]