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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

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 long run.  So …

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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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