Monthly Archives: May 2017

The board’s role in executive transition

Of the many responsibilities of a nonprofit board, there are few as consequential as the selection of the executive director or CEO. Here are a few words of counsel I would offer any board as they consider a future executive … Continue reading

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Do we really need boards? (Part 3)

I have been reminded again and again why even boards, human though they may be, are so important. A third simple story I am familiar with a board that is cross-wise with its CEO. All are competent. All are good … Continue reading

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