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Dynamic of the duo: Executive director and board president
Nonprofit University Blog    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There is, perhaps, no more important relationship in a nonprofit than that between executive director and board president. One of the key challenges in this relationship is that it changes with regularity. This relationship, however, should not be created lightly; yet, more often than not it is. When boards select a new president, little thought is given to how person X will work with the executive director compared to person Y. More

Can strategic planning cripple innovation?
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"As 'strategy' has blossomed, the competitiveness of Western companies has withered." This is what Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad claim. They see the practice of strategic planning as limiting companies to what there is rather than what might be; tactics rather than reinvention. More

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6 leadership styles, and when you should use them
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Taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary means understanding and embracing the difference between management and leadership. According to writer and consultant Peter Drucker, "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Manager and leader are two completely different roles, although we often use the terms interchangeably. More

Your board of directors: 'Good enough' really is OK
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Maybe you have an amazing board of directors that has perfect chemistry and does five times more than you could imagine asking of them. They support you and the organization, they hold you accountable, they challenge your thinking and broaden your horizons, and they raise more money than you budgeted. But if your experience running a nonprofit is anything close to average, your board of directors will be one of your greatest frustrations. More

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Take the 'meh' out of membership: Educate supplier members
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Supplier members join associations to increase their chances of doing business with members. Many of them also want to meet peers, have access to education and become part of the professional community. But supplier members often get a bum rap. More

Hiring from outside the association world
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Associations looking for the strongest talent the market has to offer are extending their search to distant horizons, hiring senior staff with an industry or for-profit background instead of bringing in seasoned association professionals. Learn the pluses and minuses of doing so — and what makes for an easier transition if you bring an association newcomer on board. More

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How much insurance is enough? Risk financing decisions
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Associations and nonprofits should expect their annual insurance premiums to increase for the next few years. But nonprofit organizations are still recovering from the Great Recession and money is tight. Many have already reduced their insurance costs by lowering policy limits, increasing deductibles, and/or eliminating coverage. Having adequate insurance is important to your financial well-being, but what is "adequate?" More


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