Tapping into the Strength of Your Board: A Prescription for Difficult Times

Posted by Jean Tickell on Apr 22, 2020 12:04:51 PM

[Editor's note: This is sponsored content by Schultz & Williams]

No matter the type of organization you help lead, you are no doubt finding that in the weeks since the pandemic has changed all our lives, anxiety is high and every day is filled with operational challenges as we try to fulfill our...


Topics: board-chief executive partnership

Partnership in a Time of Pandemic: The CEO and the Board

Posted by Ann Cohen on Apr 17, 2020 11:29:59 AM

In a time of crisis, and certainly we are in such a time, it’s not on the chief executive to do it all. Today, it is imperative that we look to the partnership between the chief executive and the board. It is the community they form that must step up.


Topics: board-chief executive partnership, COVID-19

An Important Window into the Foundation Boardroom

Posted by Anne Wallestad, President & CEO, BoardSource on May 16, 2019 12:09:03 PM

What are some of the challenges that can emerge when trying to build a strong board–staff partnership? And what is the state of this important partnership at foundations? These are some of the questions Anne Wallestad addresses in a post appearing on The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP)...


Topics: Leading with Intent, Foundations, board-chief executive partnership

The Board–Chief Executive Partnership: Valuing Our Respective Lanes

Posted by Ann Cohen on Jan 24, 2019 12:24:47 PM

In The Source, a text designed to inspire nonprofit boards to operate at the highest and best use of their collective capacity, the first principle is having a constructive partnership between the board and the chief executive:


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