17 Oct 2018
October 17, 2018

Dealing with Director Performance

Helping to run a successful Non-Profit Organization (NPO) is difficult during the best of times but when there are conflicts among board members, especially when these problems involve high-ranking board members, those who have been members of the board for many years, or individuals who are prominent in the community, things can go south exceptionally.. read more →

Running a non-profit is hard enough, why make managing your board more difficult than it needs to be? When you use board management software, you can easily eliminate many of the time-wasting management tasks which prevent board members from concentrating on providing effective leadership. Board management software assists board members by making it easier to.. read more →

03 Aug 2017
August 3, 2017

The Role of the Chair

While every board member plays an important role in the governance of an organisation, the chair holds the greatest influence over the focus and culture of the board’s activities. Therefore, it is vital that boards take great care in appointing their chairs. When discussing the role of the chair for your organisation, there are several.. read more →

21 Jun 2017
June 21, 2017

Board Fundraising Review

There is increasing pressure on not-for-profits to ensure that fundraising practices are effective and proper. If you’re considering reviewing your fundraising practices, here are seven important tips to guide you. 1. Make Sure Your Targets are Realistic Unrealistic targets create pressure and can lead to questionable fundraising practices. It’s important that targets set by management,.. read more →

One of the primary responsibilities of boards is choosing successors for the organisation’s senior leadership. This task is especially important because changes in these positions inevitably disrupt corporate performance. So how can directors ensure that their board’s approach to succession is effective? The following is a framework that aligns with established research and best-practice processes.. read more →