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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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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This is a great article by Mark Athitakis shared by AssociationsNow on an organizations efforts to improve gender equity. . I like the way Helena Morrissey thinks. Who wouldn’t? Morrissey,

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MONEY & BUSINESS GAME OVER? LAWMAKER TAKES FRESH AIM AT NFL’S NONPROFIT STATUS BY ERNIE SMITH / FEB 3, 2015 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, shown testifying on anti-doping measures in

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This is a timely article by Mark Athitakis as February is traditionally many Boards are in transition (or flux) as they begin to implement the 2015 portion of their strategic

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An influential but under-the-radar form of popular culture is the urban legend. Like the mythic alligators in the New York sewers or the man who woke up in an ice-filled

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