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[PODCAST] Creating and Maintaining a Stellar Board of Directors | Ft. Simone Joyaux

Nonprofit consultant and lover of all things boards, we got to chat with Simone Joyaux about her key tips for building and maintaining a board of governance.

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Four Steps to Assemble a Potent Board of Directors

Even if your nonprofit has all volunteers and no staff, a board of directors is a must. We’ve compiled a list of essentials we think is pretty helpful.


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Why Conflict on Your Board of Directors is a Good Thing

It is often our natural tendency to avoid conflict at all costs, but having such a narrow-minded view of conflict is dangerous. Conflict is the only way to move past disagreements and come up with solutions and compromises.

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Nonprofit Job Boards: 5 Ways to Get More From Your Listing

Using nonprofit job boards to promote an opening at your organization? Check out these 5 strategies to find the right fit, minus the headaches.


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How to Use Slack for Nonprofits

After working with several organizations, I’ve found that an incredible way to stop communication snags from happening is Slack for nonprofits.

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Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

Succession strategy planning needs to start today. It sounds intimidating but simply means creating a plan to choose the next generation of leadership.


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Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

I’ve volunteered for over ten nonprofit boards and I’ve learned that in order to have a successful board, you have to help your board help you.

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[PODCAST] Get Your Board on Board | Ft. Claire Axelrad

Fundraising is a major necessity for most nonprofits, and you have to get your board on board with fundraising to achieve your mission.


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[PODCAST] Internal Communications and Nonprofit Management Pt. 2 | Ft. Marc Pitman

The second part of our series on internal communications and nonprofit management with Marc Pitman is here and ready to go to work for your organization.

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[PODCAST] The Cost of Poor Nonprofit Leadership | Ft. Marc Pitman

One of the most important assets in nonprofit leadership is a well-trained board. Because so many board members come from the for-profit world, leading a nonprofit organization can be confusing and they can get in the way of what the executive director is trying to do, without knowing they’re doing so.