If you’ve heard it once you’ve heard it dozens of times at board meetings: “I just have a question.”
A common response of new directors is, “I won’t say anything during my first six months of meetings; I’ll just be an observer.”
The key to making this transition to a more condensed packet is not to make it all at once.
Every nonprofit has a mission or a statement of purpose. It communicates the organization’s reason for existence and public benefit.
Directors are expected to represent the interests of members. At board meetings it seems like the board is disconnected or unaware of the membership.
Your board members have a fiduciary duty to its members in three areas; the duties of care, loyalty and obedience.
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?
Bylaws are a set of “rules” that provide the framework for your organization but are sometimes overlooked when organizational change happens.
Building the mindset in turn builds a great team and a great team innovates through great collaboration. But, how do we get there?