Does Your Org Need an Advisory Board?
Creating an advisory board to keep former board members engaged is like fighting mosquitos with more mosquitos. Let’s scrap the “thing” mentality and find better engagement strategies!
Transforming Your Board from Difficult to Dynamic: A Step-by-Step Guide
Dealing with difficult board members? Before you throw in the towel, take a deep breath and read on. In this post, I reveal how to deal with dead weight on your board so you can focus your energy on loving up your Grade A leaders!
3 Critical Conversations to Have in January
Get off to a great start in 2023 with these 3 crucial leadership conversations. Don’t get shot out of the cannon — take control of your year!
Your 10 Favorite Blog Posts of 2022
The list is in! Let’s take a look back at your top 10 favorite Joan Garry blog posts of 2022…
The 8 Attributes of an Outstanding Board Chair
Survey says…! Name the top 8 things that every nonprofit organization needs in a board chair. The number one answer is…
I Came to Change the World, Not Conduct Performance Reviews!
So many nonprofit superheroes find themselves being fueled by the work of leading their organization but drained when it comes to the work of managing it. Here are 10 actionable tips that will make you a stronger nonprofit manager.
A Call to Action For the Nonprofit Community
One week. 15 strangers. And an eye-opening lesson that every single one of us involved with nonprofits needs to know.
One of the Most Creative Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Ever
Do your org’s diversity & inclusion initiatives go deeper than how diverse your board and staff is (or isn’t)? Learn all about a creative move one of my clients made to bring racial diversity to life in their organization!
Joan’s Top 10 Nonprofit Leadership Books
Check out my list of the top 10 nonprofit leadership books everyone should read to learn valuable insights on things like messaging, running effective meetings, and navigating the currently evolving workplace dynamics.
A Step-by-Step Recipe For Meaningful Board Engagement
An engaged board is a high-functioning board. Keep reading to learn how to empower your board to engage in strategic decision making for your nonprofit.
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