Leadership

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At a recent gathering of state associations of nonprofits, we purposefully sparked a candid and invigorating conversation about diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity
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This past January, I joined the ranks of Americans across the country who show up in masses on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to participate in volunteer service projects in their communities.

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Tags: Volunteers
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Like most nonprofit professionals, I am passionate about the cause I support, and like many professionals, I am always looking for ways to build and strengthen my professional skills.

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Using background checks as one step of the screening process before hiring certain employees has long been considered a prudent hiring practice by nonprofits.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Background Checking, HR, Human Resources, Employment
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You can ensure a high performing board by taking time to orient and continually engage board members.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Board, Leadership, Education, Governance, Financial Literacy
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(We are grateful to Ray Lu, Summer Fellow, who contributed to this post.)

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Meetings, Agenda, Strategy
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Here are 3 common missteps in the human resource area:

Categories: Leadership
Tags: HR, Human Resources, Independent Contractors, Employees, Classification, Compensation, Grantwriters, Consultants
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An ongoing problem many nonprofit organizations face is finding new board members. For a large number of us, this ranks only behind fundraising as the biggest thorn in our side.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Board, Leadership, Governance

Did you ever wonder what two words would cause accomplished adults to behave like ostriches burying their heads in the sand?  The answer seems to be “succession planning.” Apparently nonprofit board members and executives will do everything...

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Succession Planning

When questions about a nonprofit leader’s exceptionally high salary make the front page of the paper, we wince.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Executive Compensation, Governance

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