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What, Me Afraid of a Big Board?

August 21, 2020 0 Comments

A little over four years ago, Jeff Finkle, President of the International Economic Development Council, and Virginia Jacko, President & CEO of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, recorded one of the all-time most popular podcasts for this blog.   They

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Turning Your Board Members Into a Cohesive Governing Team: Part 1

July 25, 2018 0 Comments

Teamwork in the abstract is neither here nor there for nonprofit and public boards. The only serious reason for developing your board’s teamwork is to help it function as a more effective governing body that gets its governing work done …

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Insidious Foe #1: Governing Is Very Simply Policy Making

April 7, 2016 0 Comments

Insidious FoeThis is the first in a series of articles dealing with eight insidious foes of a solid board-CEO partnership.  An insidious foe is an erroneous assumption that can seriously damage the board-CEO partnership, but that isn’t obviously a foe.  In

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Rich Manners On Reasons For Joining – or Leaving – a Nonprofit Board

April 28, 2015 1 Comment

A highly successful entrepreneur who passionately believes in contributing his time, experience, and expertise to governing nonprofit organizations, Rich Manners – a member of this blog’s CEO Advisory Committee – has served on a number of nonprofit boards over the …

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