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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To help your board members become focused and productive, make sure they have the following information on hand. Some of it may be a standard part of your board manual;

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There are many opinions about how to take meeting minutes. Here are some generally accepted effective best practices. Minutes should indicate the place, date, and time of the meeting and

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How to Rise to a Point of Order Whenever a member believes that the Chair has made a mistake or a wrong decision, the member may rise to the point

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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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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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Some boards have what it takes to consistently perform at the highest level—and the best have qualities in common. Here’s what the highest-performing boards can tell us about good governance.

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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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Thank you Robert, the correct agenda for every meeting is critical………… by Robert C. Harris If there is a reason to meet, there should be a meeting agenda. Most agendas

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