Seven Primary Areas of Board Responsibilites The responsibility of the board constitutes ‘the what of governance’. These responsibilities fall under seven general headings. They are: establishing and/or safeguarding the mission

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Four ways to immediately reduce the number of emails: 1. For many items, pick up the phone first. If a topic is complex or nebulous, start by talking it over

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Thank You To Mel Gill for this Blog Contribution “What difference do Boards really make to associations? What is governance anyway? How can Boards add value? How can we evaluate

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Well the answer is , it depends. There are a good amount of bylaw templates you can source, so why reinvent the wheel?? On the other hand if your organization

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Good bylaws should be greated with a smile, not a frown. Bylaws are not just important because your governing leglislation tells yiou they are: they are important because they are

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Appropriate compensation for Not-For-Profit Leaders will be one of area’s of focus on this blog over the the next few weeks. The Canadian Society of Association’s Executive Benefits and Compensation

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How long is too long being an Executive Director in a not-for-profit? A recent study of Canadian Associations showed: 15% had been employed for less than 2 years 31% had

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Based upon this years CSAE Execuitve Director Benefit and Compensation Compensation Report Executive Director formal incentive compensation forms are few and far between. In fact, just one in four Associations

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The weather was great as 70+ Association Executives enjoyed a day of golf, networking a great dinner. Real Board Solutions sponsored the putting contest. See you at the next CSAE

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A practice we have found of great benefit is the appointment of a governance monitor- this responsibility is delegated to a Board member by the president before each scheduled Board

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