Tag: 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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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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19 Feb

Book Review: On Board

This article originally appeared on Sustainable Museums on February 11, 2016.  On Board is available for purchase on Amazon.  If you would like to order 20 or more copies for your...

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21 Jan

I Just Called to Say I Love You: Board Members as Stewards

This article originally appeared in eJP. By Nanette Fridman and Jennifer Weinstock We all want our board members to be focused on development – to do those solicitations! So...

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20 Aug

Writing for a World that Doesn’t Read

Those responsible for communicating with nonprofit constituencies (donors, activists, board members, even employees etc.) have a tough job these days. They need to reach out to people and craft...

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16 Aug

The Loneliest Job in the World, the Executive Director

President Kennedy was dubbed to have the loneliest job in the world by The New York Times during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1961. A lot has changed since...

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09 Apr

Where the Magic Happens: Professional and Lay Partnerships

Nonprofit magic happens when an organization has: (1) a strong professional leader and  (2) a dedicated and engaged board and (3) the two have a collaborative and well-tuned working...

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06 Apr

Take Off Your Rose Colored Glasses To Embrace Change

To effectuate change, boards and management have to be able to take off their rose colored glasses and admit to themselves the truths that they often don’t want to...

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