Monthly Archives: August 2017

Tools for the Brave New Board meeting

I WENT TO A STAFF RETREAT YESTERDAY THAT DID NOT SUCK. I just thought it might be important to convey that to you, after spending three posts complaining about awful board meetings. I truly wasn’t looking forward to this one … Continue reading

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Board Development, Part 3

As promised, here is my third (and last, for now) post on Board Development. Topic for today: how do we translate the ideas from the first two posts into a plan for our boards? Here are some thoughts. Someone Must … Continue reading

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Brave New Board, Part 2

We talked last time about some of the reasons not-for-profit arts organization boards underperform and underutilize their resources. So, what do we do about this? Here are some thoughts: We need to look at the biggest possible picture. Many boards … Continue reading

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Brave New Board

Board development. Does anyone else have a shiver go down their spine when you hear those words? I’ve been talking and writing about not-for-profit board development for over twenty years. I’ve been working with boards for at least twice that … Continue reading

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