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Tag: nonprofit external relations

Benjamin Rose Institute’s CEO Orion Bell: Connector-in-Chief Extraordinaire

May 7, 2020 0 Comments

Over the course of my thirty-plus years of work with nonprofit/public chief executives, one of the more dramatic CEO role shifts I’ve observed has been the transformation of Ms. Inside to Ms. Outside.  It’s now widely recognized in all sectors …

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Energizer-in-Chief Redux:  Stakeholder Relationship Management

April 8, 2020 0 Comments

“Incredible.  We must be talking about 40 or more stakeholders.”  This was one of the responses to the question I asked in the daylong governance work session I was facilitating, after the  breakout group dealing with stakeholder relations had completed …

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CEO Dave Genova on Getting Stakeholder Engagement Right at RTD-Denver

June 29, 2018 0 Comments

You’ll recall that in earlier posts at this blog we’ve defined “stakeholders” as individuals, groups, and organizations it makes sense to build and maintain relationships with because something important is at stake, for example, political and financial support, credibility, image, …

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Your Stakeholders Are Worth Taking Very Seriously

June 17, 2016 0 Comments

The breakout group exercise was an even bigger hit than I expected – and a real eye-opener for everyone involved in the retreat.  The group, which met for a little over an hour during the morning session of the Good …

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Learning From Two Extraordinary CEO Ambassadors-in-Chief

June 22, 2015 1 Comment

There is wide agreement in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors that the chief executive officer must devote at least 30 percent – some say up to 50 – of her time to serving as her organization’s Ambassador-in-Chief – speaking …

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