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Thursday, March 6, 2014
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What motivates people to serve on nonprofit boards? In our Winter 2014 Georgia Nonprofit NOW feature article "Who's on Board," we highlight our...

The first thing you have to do is stop thinking of them simply as "The Board."

Start by understanding your board members one at a time–as individuals–each with his or her individual motivations, talents, interests and values. Yes, they've agreed to help lead your organization to greatness–but it's up to you to discover what each board member's abilities are, and what drives him or her to put those abilities to use.

ICYMI: Last Week’s Nonprofit News, Today | Feb. 24

What global cause is driving the team-up of two philanthropic superheroes? Where should charities focused on progressive global issues go to tap the power of...

Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.

 

The Importance of Being Interim

Leadership transition for any organization is a serious challenge that needs to be handled in a time-conscious, yet thorough, manner. Appointing an interim CEO from...

Inside, read as Susan Thigpen discusses first-hand her experience as interim CEO at Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, and how (with the empowerment of dedicated board) she continued to execute goals, maintain financial strength, and position the organization for new leadership success.

 

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