25 Sep Phone It In – Board Meetings by Phone

Association board members who efficiently review and vote on issues of importance do a great service to the organizations they serve. They create a forward momentum that propels activities forward rather than allowing the organization to grind to a halt, unable to evolve. Yet one of...

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24 Jul Your 10 Main Functions as an NPO Board Member – Part II

A previous post offered a primer on non-profit board functions.  It outlined five key activities of every effective NPO board member: Determine the mission and purpose of the organization Select an executive director of administrator Provide feedback, report, and review for the chief executive Foster effective organization planning Ensure an...

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24 Jun 4 Ways to Use LinkedIn for NPO Marketing

LinkedIn is a professional, business-oriented social networking service.  Over the past year, it has made significant changes in its functionality with real benefits to not-for-profit organizations.  Unfortunately, many associations spend precious resources on paid marketing efforts when LinkedIn’s new-and-improved functionality can accomplish many of the...

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