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A Devil’s Advocate on the Board?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if boards could foresee the obstacles ahead – in time to make the right decisions? Absent a few sprinkles of fairy dust, using the devil’s advocate technique might assist you in identifying such obstacles. A devil’s advocate (D …
The Car Donation Controversy and the Right Way to Donate Your Car
Let’s review the new rules around car donations, with some tips on how to donate, and how to get great mileage from a few donations a year.
Succession Planning for Nonprofits of All Sizes
Planning for executive director transition is called succession planning: Thinking in advance about setting the stage for strong transitions.
The 411 on Starting a Car Donation Program
A car donation program is a great way for a nonprofit to expand its donor base and provide new ways to involve existing donors and volunteers.
Nonprofit Layoffs and Furloughs: Do Them Right
Advice for nonprofit HR departments that need to correctly perform layoffs, furloughs, and temporary shutdowns.
The Nonprofit Board’s Role in HR
The role of the board of directors in personnel or human resource administration is frequently a sticky issue for nonprofits.
Model Document Retention Policy for Nonprofits
Nationally recognized nonprofit attorney Tom Silk wrote this Model Document Retention Policy on a pro bono basis for CompassPoint Nonprofit Services to use and to make available for all nonprofits.
A 360-Degree Look at the Organization: Seeing Ourselves as Others See Us
The 360-Degree Look helps compensate for the board’s limited view of how well the organization is functioning by seeking other viewpoints.
Speed Up the Board Recruitment Process!
Three easy ways to accelerate the nonprofit board recruitment process by pre-qualifying prospective candidates.
Too Many Nonprofits? No — There Aren’t Enough Good Nonprofits
A vibrant, rough-and-tumble ecosystem of nonprofits serves our society best — rather than bemoan its complexity, we should treasure it.