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Another Insidious Foe: Assuming That Fund Raising is a Key Governing Function

September 9, 2016 0 Comments

Insidious FoeIn one of the “board-savvy CEO” workshops I conducted recently, a participant – visibly upset – challenged my assertion that raising money wasn’t a mainline governing function.  She informed me that donors, including foundations, made it possible for her nonprofit …

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Your Board Chair’s Paycheck

July 5, 2016 0 Comments

       Doug Eadie

Around 14 months ago, I was chatting over lunch with the CEO of a national association about her incoming board chair.  She was feeling pretty apprehensive since her relationship with the outgoing chair had been really rocky.  He’d resisted her …

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Satisfied Owners Make For More Reliable Partners: Hearing From MSAE’s CEO Cheryl Ronk

May 17, 2016 0 Comments

During a recent “board-savvy CEO” workshop I was conducting, the president & CEO of a nonprofit economic development corporation provided the group with an excellent case example of turning her board members into satisfied owners of their governing work and, …

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