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101 Board Basics – Creating Policies

June 19th, 2016|Nonprofit Boards and Finance|

What is a policy? Policies are the operational guidelines for an organization. The purpose of the policies is to protect and steer the staff and the board as they fulfill the mission of the organization. They are a reference tool for appropriate action, ethical decision [...]

The No. 1 skill for leading up, down and across

June 17th, 2016|In the News and Articles|

By Joel Garfinkle on April 18th, 2016 |  There is one thing, one talent that matters more than all of the training, titles and corner offices combined could lend to your ability to lead. It doesn’t matter if you’re a top executive [...]

U.S. Volunteer Time Worth $188 Billion

June 17th, 2016|In the News and Articles|

News & Articles > U.S. Volunteer Time Worth $188 Billion U.S. Volunteer Time Worth $188 Billion   By NPT Staff - April 14, 2016 The value of volunteers’ time hit a record high in 2015, an estimated $23.56 per hour nationwide. The sum [...]

These are the rules of smart presentations

June 16th, 2016|How-to’s and Tutorials|

By Kenny Nguyen on January 15th, 2016 |  This post is adapted from “The Big Fish Experience” (January 2016, McGraw-Hill Education), which details the Big Fish Presentations creative process. Kenny Nguyen, one of the book co-authors, is the founder and CEO of Big [...]

Know your why

June 16th, 2016|How-to’s and Tutorials, Videos|

By Naphtali Hoff on March 31st, 2016 | “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche In a moving video talk, comedian Michael Jr. describes the power of knowing your “why.” In it, he showed [...]

101 Board Basics – Coming To Terms With a Conflict of Interest

June 16th, 2016|Nonprofit Boards and Finance|

What should happen when a board member clearly has a conflict of interest but does not recognize it or won’t acknowledge it? Is it acceptable to join a board if you come with an apparent conflict of interest? These are [...]

101 Board Basics – Board Responsibilities and Structures – FAQ

June 15th, 2016|Nonprofit Boards and Finance|

What are the basic responsibilities of nonprofit boards? Determine mission and purpose. It is the board’s responsibility to create and review a statement of mission and purpose that articulates the organization’s goals, means, and primary constituents served. Board Responsibilities Structures [...]

Board Roles and Responsibilities

June 15th, 2016|Nonprofit Boards and Finance|

Nonprofit board members have two basic responsibilities—support and governance—each requiring different skills and expertise. In the role of "supporter" board members raise money, bring contacts to the organization, and act as ambassadors to the community. Equally important, the "governance" role [...]

The Cs of change

June 15th, 2016|Strategic Planning|

By Bobbie Goheen on April 20th, 2016 The ability to see a bold future, build a compelling vision and define a strategy to achieve it is core to leadership. Making that vision happen almost always requires change. And, successfully navigating others through [...]

Speaker highlights importance of positive branding

June 15th, 2016|In the News and Articles|

Branding is more important than ever because the value of brands has increased, whether that’s on the balance sheets of businesses or in the trust accorded a nonprofit. That’s the message from Bill Burke, senior vice president of marketing with [...]