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Successful Nonprofits Podcast

Oct 31, 2017

Board members spend 5 to 6 hours in meetings each month, yet meetings are not always as productive or enjoyable as they would like. 

To rid ourselves of boring meetings, we invited activist, author, and consultant, Emily Davis.  Emily explains how rotating responsibilities, strategic conversations, and extracurricular...

Oct 24, 2017

Mike Burns and Judy Friewirth explain the purpose and benefits of sharing tasks among board leaders. In this conversation, they:

  • Share ideas for assigning board duties
  • Offer models to increase power sharing
  • Outline training strategies for board leaders

Their insight will help you foster board teamwork and prepare for...

Oct 17, 2017

True collaborations help nonprofit organizations compete for grant funding and better implement their funded programs. In order to develop strong collaborations, however, prospective partners must determine available assets, while building mutual trust and expectations.

To explain how nonprofits can better collaborate...

Oct 10, 2017

Nonprofits all over the country are in the middle of a very busy special event season. In fact, many fundraisers and event planners are putting those final touches on their October and November events, and this is the perfect time to prepare your board to be enthusiastic ambassadors and fundraisers at the event.

To help...