Preserving relationships with former board members can be complicated, and the temptation to cut them off entirely is strong. But a sense of balance and inclusion can reduce feelings of meddling. When board members have ended their tenures, their tenures should end. That sounds painfully tautological, I know, but governance has a way of warping […]
Shutting down an idea you don’t like is part of a leader’s job, and it can be done easily if you think about what you’re saying “no” to. But are you doing the same with your “yes”?
Only a third of nonprofit executives were internal hires, according to a recent study. That suggests a lack of leadership development—and perhaps a neglect of larger strategic issues.
The Future of Associations author Omer Soker sees a lot of discomfort with innovation. But clear benchmarks and personal support can help get staffs to where they need to be.
A new study suggests that extroverts have an easier road to the CEO suite, but all temperaments can lead well---and can benefit from a bit of downtime.
One association uses six guiding principles to make sure that leaders from multiple countries can speak in one voice.
Adding a new membership category can increase your lobbying power and add a revenue stream. But it’s not a move to be taken lightly, and a patient strategic discussion can reveal whether it’s necessary.
Associations are rightly enthused when their public-policy actions get some attention, but that attention means little without action. Two scholars have some ideas on how to get there.
As industries change, associations have been challenged to reassess who qualifies as a member. Many have found strength and greater engagement in expansion.
CEOs are challenged to innovate, but a recent poll suggests that what’s really needed is stability and trust.