All tagged leadership

9 Tips for Effective Succession Planning

As an organization evolves, it will inevitably face changes in leadership. While many of these transitions are anticipated, as when additional leadership roles are established or when a leader retires, other times the agency faces the dilemma of filling an unexpected opening. The key to making any leadership transition a seamless process for staff and clients alike is to develop a thoughtful succession plan that will guide decisions when the need arises. Here, we offer fundamental succession planning tips that can help your organization to Prepare for Greatness!™ 

Five Critical Steps Closer to Racial Equity on Nonprofit Boards

When have we not been talking about race?  The vocabulary changes over time, and hopefully each verbal evolution brings something new conceptually and leads us to a new place in terms of needed action and results.  But whichever term and concept is in vogue, it is clear that the conversation must keep going. 

This post looks at just one area of particular concern.  That is, diversity of membership among our boards of directors.  Without progress at that level it is almost impossible to achieve real and sustainable change in terms of racial equity toward those we serve.