Posts Tagged ‘Board Governance’

Addressing the Under-Performing Board Member By John Pearson

    7 Reasons You Must Exit an Under-Performing Board Member There are at least seven reasons why a board must remove an under-performing Board member. Is it time to address the elephant in the room? 1. Missed Meetings If your under-performing board member misses meetings and doesn’t apologize or explain her absences—then the board…

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Outcomes Academy Online: Spring Season 2021

Spring is Coming and So is The Outcomes Academy Online!   Can you you believe it is time for you to enroll in the Outcomes Academy Online Spring term?  It is! As Spring ushers in new life you can feel the rush of new beginnings. With the Outcomes Academy Online, you have an opportunity to…

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How to Add Value to a Nonprofit By Randy Hain

Five Proven Ways to Add Value to a Nonprofit Did you know there are other ways to help the nonprofit you are serving besides writing a big check? While individual contributions are helpful, we may not always be in a position to provide significant personal resources. I have helped develop alternative ways to provide value…

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Anchoring Questions By Mark Stevenson and Lindsay Olesberg

ANCHORING QUESTIONS FOR YOUR BOARD AND TEAM In our experience walking alongside executive and board leaders during crucial transitions, the difference depends on the anchoring questions driving the conversation. This has been especially true over the last few months of our work. Periods of intensified strain burden leaders and organizations, but can also become fertile…

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5 Ways to Focus Board Meetings By Randy Bronkema

5 Ways to Change the Focus of Your Board Meetings You can begin to change the focus your board meeting and achieve great and meaningful work by focusing on five key priorities. Mission First Every time you meet, review the mission and make this a focus. Ensure that your organization has a clear view of…

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Five Years of Patience By Mark L. Vincent

What does 5 years of patience require? The apostle James gives us an admonition folks seem to be fond of quoting during Pandemic Time: “Now listen to me, you that say, ’Today or tomorrow we will travel to a certain city, where we will stay a year and go into business and make a lot…

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A Digital Experience in Such A Time as This

The Outcomes Conference Digital Experience is almost HERE!  The Outcomes Conference Digital Experience 2020  is a learning experience for such a time as this.  We know that as leaders in this unprecedented time, you are no longer managing change, but you are in the midst of leading organizational transformation. This event was designed to help you…

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Effective Board Engagement By Tom Okarma

Twelve ways to achieve effective board engagement. Know how to get a few good board directors? Start with a lot of good directors! A couple of nonprofit boards I am somewhat familiar with are in the process of losing some good directors by their own personal choice, not due to term limits. This is a…

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How to Build Board Unity By Randy Bronkema

How to Build Board Unity at Your Ministry As an executive director of a Christian ministry, you have the opportunity to work with a board of directors. In my experience, board members come from all sorts of different backgrounds: business owners, business executives, stay-at-home-moms, teachers, lawyers and the list goes on. Engaging with such diversity…

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Empty Board Seats By Dr. Gary Hoag

Filling Empty Board Seats How did the early church select an overseer to fill an empty board seat (and what does this have to do with Holy Week)? Most answer this question by pointing to the qualifications lists of 1 Timothy 3:1–7 or Titus 1:5–10. While these texts list character traits to look for in…

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