Posts Tagged ‘Nonprofit Boards’

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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Nonprofit Boards in Times of Crisis By Tom Okarma

What Should Nonprofit Boards Be Doing to Help? Here are my  thoughts on what nonprofit boards should be doing to emerge out of the quarantines, lockdowns, and general isolation we’ve been facing. Even if your board is only meeting via Zoom, etc., here are a few ideas on how to begin moving forward and recapturing…

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Nonprofit Board Service by Randy Hain

The nonprofit board – to serve or not to serve? “Why should I serve on this nonprofit board?” It’s the fundamental question we should ask ourselves before accepting a board position. Our time is stretched thin and free minutes are precious, so evaluate any extra time commitments with thoughtful discernment. In my first board role…

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12 Ways to Effectively Keep Your Board Engaged

 By Tom Okarma Paraphrasing an old joke- QUESTION: Know how to get a few good directors” ANSWER: 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…

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