Cast Your Vote For the Ideal Board Chair

Ideal board chairToday, I’ve got a serious thought experiment for you. Stay with me now.

You have three choices in your leadership pipeline. This person will serve as your board chair for the next two years. You will meet with him every week. He will manage your board, partner with you to lead the organization and rally stakeholders around the cause.

Your choices are:

1)   Superman

2)   Spiderman

3)  Kermit The Frog

I have made my selection. Have you made yours?

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Best Employees Never Want to Leave

Goodbye

Every organization has its rock stars. Hare are 5 things you, as the leader, can do to retain your best employees.

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My Board Won’t Listen to Me

Board Won't Listen

You know board support is absolutely critical. You know exactly what you need from them. But they just won’t listen. How do you get your board to listen?

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When There’s No Money Left In The Bank

out of money

The 10 core elements you need to get a handle on to dig yourself out with when your nonprofit has no money left.

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Your New Boss Stinks: Now What?

Not time for subtlety this week

If the new boss at your nonprofit is destroying the place, should you go to the board? If not, what else can you do?

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Hiring a Bad Executive Director

It's easier to make a bad hire than a good one.

Here are 10 easy steps to hiring a bad executive director. Do the opposite and you stand a chance of making a great hire.

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When It’s Time To Leave Your Job

It doesn't have to be like this.

Here’s the story of why I left GLAAD and some advice for those trying to decide whether to stay or go.

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