Category Archives: Technical Assistance

Board Leadership: 12 Steps to Recruiting Effective Board Members

Posted on by Dodge

Finding effective board members is not for the faint of heart. It is hard work. Most boards have made it harder by having done it so poorly in the past that there are few left on the board unscathed and … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: Welcoming the “Groan Zone”

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I was back in Morristown and Monroe Township last week to facilitate the last workshops of Dodge’s Board Leadership Training Series: Turning Learning Into Action. That’s harder than it sounds, because bringing any learning back to any organization raises the possibility … Continue reading

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What the Mad Men Finale Tells Us About Advertising, Storytelling and Dominant Social Power

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Social Impact Studios Director

(SPOILER ALERT: If you’re still catching up with Mad Men and haven’t seen the series finale, don’t read this!) The reactions to the Mad Men series finale make for interesting social commentary. Not just because more people seem to have impassioned … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: My Path to Becoming Board President

Posted on by Mary Lev, The Center for Contemporary Art Board President

A funny thing happened to me about a year ago. After several months of “heavy volunteering” at The Center for Contemporary Art, I was invited to join the organization’s board. I was surprised and thrilled to be asked, and accepted … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: Programming Your Nonprofit Fundraising GPS

Posted on by Allison Trimarco, The Nonprofit Center

How to Help the Board Find a Fundraising Route that Works We know that boards of directors can play a critical role in fundraising for a nonprofit — but we also know that this is a chronic area of concern … Continue reading

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