Beyond Diversity: 7 Practical Steps to Successfully Recruit and Onboard A New Board Member

  When the CEO and board chair of a reproductive health care organization approached me for board membership, I was interested in learning how I could contribute. Like many nonprofits, they were struggling to recruit and reflect the diversity of Read More …

Moving From Dissonance to Harmony: Managing Conflict on the Board

Power struggles, miscommunication, and differences of opinion are bound to show up on any nonprofit board and can intensify when an organization is undergoing an executive transition. When conflict arises, one’s first instinct might be to avoid it, but conflict Read More …

5 Questions to Ask During Times of Change

Change can be exciting. It can also be difficult, especially if your nonprofit is in the midst of a leadership transition, a realignment of its organizational goals, a restructuring of its staff…or all of the above. Organizations say that they Read More …