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Your excitement is palpable. After months, years of appealing to them, your indecisive board has finally agreed to participate in a strategic planning session. Your organization will finally benefit from strategy and forward momentum, a plan will be in place and yesterday’s struggles will be long forgotten. At least, that is the hope. Strategic planning […]

Indecisive board

Your organization benefits greatly from the swift, conclusive decisions of your board. They create policy, clarify direction, and ultimately establish the foundation for forward movement within the organization. But what happens when the board stalls in their decision-making role? How can you help your indecisive board get back on track? Every board faces moments of […]

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 […]

non profit governance vancouver

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 […]

board fundraising for not-for-profits

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, […]

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 […]

5 key to success strategic planning

If you follow AMC on Facebook, you know I did a Facebook Live video on Strategic Planning for NPOs the other week. I love doing these as it gives viewers to opportunity to ask me questions live. Hope you’ll join my next one. Incase you missed it, you can watch the full video above and […]