Roberts Rules Made Simple

Roberts Rules of Order are one of the most accepted forms of meeting management procedures. While it hard to believe, they were developed in the 1800’s (not a typo!) Yes,

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How to manage: “I just have a question.”

  It sounds so virtuous when a board member says, “I just have a question.” You would expect the query can be answered briefly with a quick return to the

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While Board training can be an annual ongoing project, the optimum time to have it is after your Annual General meeting and before your first regular Board meeting. Usually 3-5

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Lee Fulsher Despite ones commitment to their cause, many Not-For-Profit Directors and Officers are unaware of the legal ramifications of their work and the possibility of being held personally liable.

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There are times when your organizations members ask to attend your board meetings. Other times you may want to invite guests to make a brief presentation. Either way a guest

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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 the ASAE Foundation 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

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This is a replay from 2013, but it’s very applicable now that we have started 2014 board meetings.

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This article brings up so many invaluable points that I wanted to share it with you again. 15 policies for sound not-for-profit  governance Accountants nodded their heads in sympathy as stories

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This blog post is from a word document on streamlining meetings. I have had it around for such a long time, I am really not sure who to credit and thank

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