Every nonprofit has a mission or a statement of purpose. It communicates the organization’s reason for existence and public benefit.
How important is innovation versus evolution? Do non-profit organizations today innovate or evolve or is it a combination of the two?
Directors are expected to represent the interests of members. At board meetings it seems like the board is disconnected or unaware of the membership.
We are fortunate to benefit from the First Amendment to the US Constitution in 1791 affording the rights to association: Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech and the Right to Petition of Government.
Imagine how uncomfortable the board was to hear the founder of the organization assert that although the bylaws prescribed term limits, he was not ready to step aside.
What do we need to do in 2016 not only move our organization forward to but to make a leap forward or “jump the curve” in how we compete and deliver member value?
These examples are real-life questions that were asked by board members.
How many times do we feel like we are stuck driving through mud in our organizations waiting for a key decision to be made on a sensitive or urgent issue?
The most precious resource in the world is not gold but something more valuable, time.
As of the first quarter of 2015, the Millennial generation is the largest portion of the U.S. workforce and your association’s market of members and leaders.