Join me September 25 & 26 Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond for the Volunteer BC Conference. Learn more and register here: http://volunteerfutures.org/ I’ll be speaking about “The Collaborative Board Model” The

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  BY MARK ATHITAKIS / JUL 21, 2014(iStock/Thinkstock) It’s lonely at the top: A new study suggests that new nonprofit CEOs get little guidance from their boards during their first months on the

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Each day I receive a newsletter from the American Society of Association Executives ( ASAE). From time-to-time  I notice something that is applicable to Canadian based  membership organizations, here is

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By Bruce Anderson, CAE If associations don’t change to better serve their end users, those customers will gradually find other alternatives. Once that shift has begun, it is very difficult

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We often think that there can be 2, perhaps 3 different generations existing on one Board yet that amount could actually be ‘4’……… The article below written for the American

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A recent study suggests that too much agreement on a board can weaken a company, even increasing the probability of fraud. Why you need to (nicely) cultivate dissent. Is an

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By Teresa Barrett Financial stewardship is critical to success for the association’s strategic direction. And financial stewardship falls to the Board. The Board, as a whole, has general and specific

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It takes a partnership of the board president and the executive director to sustain good governance and management. Consideration should be given to whose role it is when carrying out

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Lisa Kopochinski shares some great information about succession planning benefits in this article! Numerous articles have been published in recent years about succession planning, and the concept has become particularly

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For a variety of reasons, a growing number of associations are restructuring governance to increase their efficiency. Some association executives and volunteers take the plunge once they realize things aren’t

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