Monthly Archives: February 2012

Organizations and soul

I recently was speaking on the theme of how we cultivate the “soul’ of our organizations. There are many ways of defining the soul of an organization. You might think of it as the “spirit of the place” or the … Continue reading

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The Power of Social Media

The power of social media is a two-edge sword for those of us who serve on nonprofit boards. The very institutions which we serve as trustees, are the result of a social context of immense freedom, democracy, and incredible voluntary … Continue reading

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Board Work is “Group Work”

I continue to be impressed with the adage that board work is “group work”. I think we often fail to give enough thought to what it means to create social cohesion in the board room. We certainly know that many … Continue reading

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