Today's Featured Blog Posts
Four Steps to Saving a Nonprofit from its own Board of Directors
"In our last installment, I explored ways to save the modern symphony orchestra, suggesting a variety of options. Based on the entirely unscientific measurement of reviewing comments and responses, the upshot is this: management blames musicians and the funding sources; the public blames management; the board blames the public, funding sources and musicians. In the end, though, it is probably the board's fault. Why? Because the board is responsible for management and its actions; the Board is charged with finding funding sources and responding to the needs of the public. Nobody ever said it would be fun to be a board member of a nonprofit. But there are things that boards can do to make things better for themselves." Read the full post.
... And It's My Twitterversary!
"I'm a fundraiser...and I've been on Twitter for 1 year! What a year it's been! I started tweeting from my own account last May 4. Almost 24,000 tweets and 1,800 followers later, all I can say is...woohoo! IT'S BEEN AWESOME!" Read the full post.