The Secret Sauce of a Strong Board Chair-ED Partnership

The Secret Sauce of a Strong Board Chair-ED Partnership

Perhaps it’s because I’m hungry while writing this, but I can’t seem to stop thinking about sauce—more particularly, the secret sauce of nonprofits that rise above the rest. Any of us tied to the sector could probably make an argument for what propels some nonprofits...
So, You Want to Join a Board?

So, You Want to Join a Board?

While many things that used to be our “normal” have changed since the onset of the pandemic, one thing hasn’t changed. Nonprofits need high performing Boards with committed, passionate, skilled board members. Imagine for a moment a Board that...
Have you been infiltrated by philanthrokids yet?

Have you been infiltrated by philanthrokids yet?

GenZs (think those born after 1997) are known as the philanthrokid generation. This generation is a sucker for a good social cause and dreams of making a difference in the world. This is the generation that reads a few sentences off of Humans of New York, feel...
Just Do It More

Just Do It More

During these times of constant change and all of us feeling unsettled, we recognize there are higher levels of fear and anxiety than ever before. We get it. And trust us when we say you’re not alone. We’re all navigating these waters (or shall we say tidal...
Listening to understand…could that be the first step?

Listening to understand…could that be the first step?

My emotions these past couple of weeks have been all over the map, as I’m sure yours have been, too. Frustration. Anger. Self-doubt. Shame. And an occasional ray of hope. I’ve processed the events and the emotions with close friends and family. I’m still processing...