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How to Get Beyond B-Minus: The State of Nonprofit Boards Today
President and CEO, BoardSource
Today, BoardSource launched Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices, which is a comprehensive scan of current nonprofit board practices, policies, and performance.
Percy Harvin and the Three Questions Every Business Leader Must Ask
CEO, Merryck & Co
There is no single approach to winning. But great leaders in nearly any complex organization today can cut a path through the fog of possibilities by driving clarity around three questions.
How Healthy Do You Want Your Nonprofit Board to Be?
President and CEO, BoardSource
Can you imagine saying, "I don't have time to manage my staff" or "We don't have the resources to fundraise"? No, it wouldn't happen, because it's understood we have to invest in these things for our organizations to flourish.
Colleges Must Rethink How They Finance Their Future
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell
Director of Edvance Foundation, former college & university pr...
Word is leaking out from the spring meetings of college and university governing boards across the country that the most expensive institutions have now crossed the $60,000 level in their just posted annual comprehensive fees.
LinkedIn's New Board Connect: A Fresh Tack to an Old Problem for Nonprofits
Robert J. Rosenthal
Traveler, NGO guy and technology aficionado
For those of us who work in technology for social good, LinkedIn Board Connect also represents one more thing: a rich opportunity to see how the "reverse match" concept of volunteer engagement can play out in a community that's already at scale.
Creating a Great Board of Directors
David K. Rehr
Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Law, George Mason Unive...
When we have a great board, it makes the mission (whether it is making great products, providing outstanding services, curing AIDS, or ending malaria in Africa) easier to achieve. So how can a CEO use his/her board members to maximize the enterprise's success?
National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues
Applied Mathematician/Energy Trading & Risk Management
For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.
GI's Guide to the New GI Bills
Support our troops and veterans. Support the 21st Century GI Bill!
A Compelling Case to Make Advocacy a Part of Board Culture
Kathleen P. Enright
President and CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
As grantmakers, we're in this work to achieve something significant because the causes we care about are so pressing -- ending hunger, protecting our environment, supporting equality.
Leaders in Transition: A Precarious Place
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.
Intuitive Business Consultant and Intuitive Reader
Adam was anxious about a pivotal strategic decision. "Why does my gut tell me that I should go in the opposite direction of what my most trusted Board member advises? This adviser has been a mega-successful, serial entrepreneur and insists on this direction.
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GPS FOR THE SOUL
The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)
Jane Simon, M.D.
Writes a weekly blog, www.drsimonsays.blogspot.com
In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.
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