Today's Featured Blog Posts
I Don't Get No Respect. Development Staff Are the Rodney Dangerfields of the Nonprofit World
"One commenter wrote "Could it be that those who are successful fundraisers possess different personal characteristics than those who are successful program directors/coordinators?" which brought to mind an old LinkedIn discussion about why people got involved in nonprofit work. I was amazed at the diversity in backgrounds of the respondents - and yet there was one strong commonality.
We all want to make a difference." Read the full post.
Boards should know what's going on without being overly involved
"Trustees, and particularly the chair, should have a strong working partnership with the chief executive and senior managers. This alliance must be built on honesty and trust. Trustees should feel empowered to call on other members of staff to report to the board without the fear of stepping on the toes of the chief executive, because inevitably, this makes our scrutiny more effective." Read the full post.