Author: Nanette Fridman

03 Jan

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Executive Directors and CEOs

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Executive Directors and CEOs 1. I will set side time to do big picture, strategic thinking each week. 2. I will take a...

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02 Jan

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Board Members

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Board Members 1. I will attend board (and committee) meetings. At said meetings, I will think organizationally and strategically. Before said meetings, I...

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15 Aug

Increase the Likelihood of Nonprofit Success through Coaching

This was originally published in the massnonprofit news. By Kathy Cohen and Nanette Fridman Of all the investments that nonprofits could make, but frequently don’t, is in the managers...

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30 Jul

6 Questions to Ask if Your Organization’s Work Feels Overwhelming

In my practice of coaching executives and working with their teams, I often hear that they feel their work load is overwhelming. Many contend that this holds true across...

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24 Jul

Start the Year Off Right: Foundations for Development Success

By Nanette Fridman and Jennifer Weinstock This article originally appeared on eJP. How many times have you asked your development team or CEO, “What did we do last year?”...

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18 Jul

Six Actions to Take Now to Optimize Your Board for the Year

Are you taking advantage of the summer to plan for your board’s year? During this quieter time, I suggest taking these six actions to set your board up for...

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16 May

Striking the Right Balance with Nonprofit Executive Committees

This article originally appeared on massnonprofit news  Nonprofit boards often rely on a subset of its members who provide guidance on numerous issues for the full board, and whether...

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28 Feb

Partnership, Prosperity, and Peril

This article was originally published on eJP. Best Practices and Common Pitfalls When Development Professionals, Executive Directors, and Lay Leaders Work Together By Kathy Cohen, Ph.D. and Nanette R. Fridman, MPP,...

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30 Jan

Let’s Really Talk about Committees

Day in and day out, what boards can achieve is limited by their lack the (wo)man power to get things done. Why is this? Boards have a logical committee...

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09 Jan

Board Chairs Behaving Badly

This article originally appeared on eJP. By Nanette R. Fridman, MPP, JD and Kathy Cohen, Ph.D. In November, eJP published an article that we wrote about board members who behave badly. Feedback...

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