Monthly Archives: September 2011

Good Board Chairs – Part 2

I continue to be impressed with how critical is the role of a board chair. I think we often underestimate the incredible impact of positive leadership as well as unhealthy results of ineffective board leadership. In just the recent past … Continue reading

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Bylaws: thick or thin?

Hey, I opt for thin. Of course it’s possible for bylaws to be too skinny. They say little about only a few things. I read a set of bylaws recently that were “too thin.” They must have been down-loaded from … Continue reading

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Good Board Chairs

I just got off the phone with the chair of our board. I was reminded again of how important a “good chair” is in guiding the work of a nonprofit organization. What makes her good? Let me offer a few … Continue reading

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