Partnership, Prosperity, and Peril: Best Practices and Common Pitfalls When Development Professionals, Executive Directors, and Lay Leaders Work Together

Partnership, Prosperity, and Peril: Best Practices and Common Pitfalls When Development Professionals, Executive Directors, and Lay Leaders Work Together

Two nonprofit organizations set out to achieve the same goal: raise 15 million dollars for a new and exciting capital campaign to fund innovative programing that fully supports the organizations’ missions. What are the key differentiators between success and failure? Click here to read the article

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Board Chairs Behaving Badly

After reading the article on Board Members Behaving Badly that I co-wrote with Nanette R. Fridman, Nanette and I received many requests to write about Board Chairs Behaving Badly. Your wish is my command. This article was originally published in eJewish Philanthropy and describes common board chair archetypes and how best to work with them. Click here to read the article

Board Members Behaving Badly

Executive directors and board chairs have been asking me for more and more strategies to manage complicated trustees. Often these trustees are very helpful to the organization but they also bring their unique personalities and complexities to the table. This article, originally published in eJewish Philanthropy and co-written with Nanette R. Fridman,  describes common trustee archetypes and how best to work with them.  Click here to read the article