The National Kitchen and Bath Association needed to change its governance structure without alienating its leadership. Mark Athitakis has written a very good article on this, which is below. BY

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THE VALUE OF SHARING MISTAKES BY MARK ATHITAKIS / JUL 6, 2015(iStock/Thinkstock) Association leaders can learn plenty from a series of public talks about on-the-job failures. But some ways of

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‘The staff manages today and the board manages tomorrow’ is a phrase that captures very well the respective key roles of the leadership of an association that has an effective

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Taking a Structured Approach to Board Succession Planning A subject on which we have been asked to advise on increasingly in recent years is board succession planning. Given the performance

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BY MARK ATHITAKIS / JUN 15, 2015(iStock/Thinkstock) Some associations avoid talking about succession planning for fear the CEO might take it personally. But it’s an increasingly important—and strategic—conversation to have.

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Two association leaders discuss what can make them more effective. “Performance measurement doesn’t measure performance,” said Paul Pomerantz, FASAE, CAE, CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, in front of

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A new survey of nonprofit board directors found there is room for improvement in board performance and suggests several steps boards can take to better serve their organizations’ needs. Nonprofit

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A public disagreement between the Bitcoin Foundation’s executive director and board leader is an object lesson on setting boundaries. These are, to put it mildly, complicated times at the Bitcoin

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Board member recruitment and satisfaction is top-of-mind for virtually every non-profit truly interested in succession planning. I have chosen a very good article written by Karen Eber for today’s blog

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THE CASE FOR TRAINING STAFF ON GOVERNANCE BY MARK ATHITAKIS / MAR 30, 2015 Your next board members likely aren’t on your staff. But you might still benefit from training

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