Leadership

Using the Latino Political Clout to Make a Mark on Nonprofit Boards

Luis Vergara // Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Using the Latino Political Clout to Make a Mark on Nonprofit Boards

It's time to reinforce the message Latinos sent during the 2012 elections: we are a power and force to be reckoned with! While momentum was gained during the election, I would say that some of the energy has been lost.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Trends
Tags: civic engagement, diversity, volunteerism

Where Good Ideas Go to Die (And How to Rescue Them!)

David La Piana // Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Where Good Ideas Go to Die (And How to Rescue Them!)

In my experience working with the boards, CEOs, and staffs of countless nonprofits over many years, I have come to believe that many organizations have a well-developed idea-killing apparatus. The execution method varies, but usually falls into one of three categories.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: decision making

Board Development Should Not Be an “Add-On”

Luis Vergara // Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Board Development Should Not Be an “Add-On”

The board is critical to effective strategy formation and implementation, yet board development often takes a back seat when it comes to nonprofits' organizational development priorities. As we begin working with organizations on strategy or other significant change processes, it is not uncommon for the board chair or CEO to say to us "actually, we could probably use some improvement in how our board functions."


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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: board development, nonprofit consulting, diversity

The Palate Cleanser CEO

David La Piana // Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership
Tags: nonprofit consulting, executive transition

The Palate Cleanser CEO

David La Piana // Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership
Tags: nonprofit consulting, executive transition

Wishful Thinking is Not a Fund Development Strategy: A Tale of Two Boards

La Piana Consulting // Thursday, September 27, 2012

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership
Tags: board development, fund deveopment, fundraising
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