Category: Boards

23 Sep

Post-High Holidays Road Map for Synagogues

For more than half a year, most synagogues have been physically closed, but working to keep their communities open and connected virtually in prayer, learning, programs and activities. Some...

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10 Sep

I Didn’t Sign Up for This. Now What?

Being a board chair in ordinary times is challenging. There are numerous relationships to manage, meetings to co-design and lead, areas requiring oversight, and planning and evaluating to be...

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24 Aug

The Zoom Room Your Board is Missing

Do you know where the most honest, insightful and productive board conversations historically took place pre-Covid? If you just said the parking lot, then you’re likely a veteran board...

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11 Aug

No Rest for the Weary: Where Do Nonprofit Boards Go From Here

Impressive. Since mid-March, your board chair and your CEO/ED have provided invaluable leadership. Attendance at your regular and emergency board meetings has never been better. Board members are engaged,...

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07 Jun

Sorry, There is No Hiatus for Nonprofit Boards This Summer

During more ordinary times, many boards have a hiatus during the summer months. Some skip June or July. Other have no regular meetings in July or August. Not this...

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07 Jan

Serving On A Nonprofit Board

This originally appeared on Point Group Road’s website. Serving On A Nonprofit Board Nanette Fridman, Nonprofit Board Strategist Nanette Fridman, MPP, JD, is a speaker, consultant, trainer & coach...

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25 Nov

Moving Beyond Thanksgiving Day to Creating Cultures of Gratitude

  This week brings us to Thanksgiving. The day every year where families and friends gather and offer gratitude. Organizations send out emails and notes to staff, donors and volunteers telling...

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21 Jul

A Too Often Forgotten Question for Your CEO’s Annual Review Conversation

One of the core responsibilities of a board of directors is to evaluate the executive of the organization. This is actually part of the broader board role of hiring,...

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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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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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