Tag: Board of Directors

Do We Need an Advisory Board?

Organizations often ask about starting an advisory board—usually because it sounds like a good idea because they often don’t have a clue about what an advisory board will do and what it won’t do. After looking at what an advisory board can do for your organization, you can make an educated decision about whether or…
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Want Successful Board Members?

A key to positioning for success….on the job, in a volunteer role, or on a board of directors, is to provide clear expectations of the individual. We have all been in situations at one time or another where we weren’t really sure exactly what was expected of us. I am going to say that more…
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Bringing on New Board Members

Most board members come onto a nonprofit board with a sense of excitement and anticipation. They are anxious to serve the organization and the cause it stands for. But, in all honesty, there is probably a little bit of nervousness since they are walking into a new situation that brings with it some “unknowns.” The…
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