Nonprofit World: January-February 2010
VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1
|Be That Kind of Boss: Leadership Strategies for Executive Directors|
by Carrasco, Michael J.
If you're just starting out - or even if you're an old hand - here's what every executive director needs to know.
|Best Use of Consensus*|
by Fernsler, Terrence
Here's a powerful way to build commitment around critical decisions
|Counteract Stress to Make the Best Decisions|
by Lambrou, Peter T.
Stress can get in the way of solving problems and making good judgements. Use these exercises to reduce tension, open your mind, and create breakthroughs.
|Creating a Preauthorized Gift Program*|
by Biedermann, Jon
Want to boost donors' gifts while easing fundraising effort? Here's how.
|Don't Be Caught with an Empty Bench*|
by Santora, Joseph C.
Use this model to plan for a successor.
|I've Been Thinking about...Strategic Planning*|
by Golensky, Martha
Is there still a place for long-term planning in an ever-changing world? How does an effective leader balance competing interests from diverse stakeholders?
|Is Loan from Directors a Conflict?|
by Kramer, Don
Can you ask your board to help keep you afloat through tough times?
|New Internal Control Guidance: What You Need to Know Now*|
by Turpen, Richard A.
Be sure you're addressing these important audit requirements.
A collection of brief articles with tips, research and reviews related to nonprofit management and leadership.
|Prepared and Resolved: How to Become Future-Ready and Make an Impact|
by Wolf, Daniel
These ideas, drawn from the latest research, will help you develop talented staff and prepare for the future.
|Put Top Talent to Use in Your Organization|
by Nour, David
The secret is to understand what drives each person.
|Reciprocal Board Agreements: What Do Board Members Give? What Do They Receive in Return?|
by Robinson, Andy
It's vital to spell out what board members can expect in return for what they give.
|Seven Fundraising-Event Strategies for Challenging Times|
by Borning, Carl
Use these lessons to assure a productive event.
|Take Charge of Your Finances: How to Succeed in an Unpredictable Economy|
by Graziano, Fred
A banker gives advice on surviving the fluctuating market and making wise adjustments
|When Should You Conduct Surveys?*|
by Fox, Karen F.A.
The answer depends on the type of survey you're considering.