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Archive for October, 2015

Preparing to Take the Helm at the Virginia Society of Association Executives

October 30, 2015 0 Comments
VSAE's Brandon Robinson

VSAE’s Brandon Robinson

Nonprofit and public executives who are CEO-aspirants are a key target audience for our Extraordinary CEO Blog. Our aim is not only to help them reach the top, but to survive and thrive as CEOs over the …

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Fear: the Insidious Foe of Positive Organizational Change

October 23, 2015 0 Comments

My most recent article at this blog, “Board Composition as a Conscious Growth Tool,” shared some really good news. The governance committee of a prestigious aging services nonprofit used the process of filling board vacancies to turn the 25-member board …

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Board Composition As a Conscious Growth Tool

October 17, 2015 0 Comments

I recently sat in on a special work session of the governance committee of the board of directors of a large and influential aging services nonprofit. They’d set aside three hours to consider how to go about filling the upcoming …

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Jeff Thomson: From For-Profit Executive to Nonprofit Association CEO

October 9, 2015 0 Comments

Jeffrey C. ThomsonJeff Thomson has been tremendously successful and has found deep satisfaction as President and CEO of IMA (the Association of Accountants and Financial Executives) after twenty-plus years as a corporate executive at A T & T, where his posts included …

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