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Executive Leadership

What are your goals for your organization? What are your professional goals? Where is your career headed? How can you take your skills and your organization to the next level? This page offers resources for executives to continue to build their skills, increase their knowledge, and help their organization become stronger.

Board Self-Assessment Questionnaire

The Board Self-Assessment Questionnaire—available as an online tool—allows nonprofit boards to assess their effectiveness in 12 aspects of governance, ranging from board-staff roles to external relations practices. This tool has been used by hundreds of boards and thousands of board members throughout the US and abroad since 2009. Learn More
Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Online Tools

Consultant Resource Bank

The Consultant Resource Bank lists consultants who have experience working with nonprofit organizations. In order to be listed in the Consultant Resource Bank, a consultant must submit two references from nonprofit organizations they have worked with successfully. Learn More
Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Online Tools | Services

Executive Director's Guide to Financial Leadership

Source: Compass Point
There's financial management and then there's financial leadership. Which one is your Executive Director doing? This article provides a summary of the eight key business principles that should guide financial leadership practice.
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Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Finance | Leadership | Executive

What Does It Mean to Be A Good Leader?

Source: GuideStar
Larry Checco, author and consultant on the topics of branding and leadership, talks about how important it is for leaders to create healthy work environments and shares five tips on how to get there.
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Executive | Leadership

Five Leadership Lessons From James T. Kirk

Source: Forbes
Fun article on leadership lessons from the captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Executive | Leadership

Event Discounts

Members receive 40 - 50% discounts to events hosted by the Center. Events include:
  • Leadership Development Seminars
  • Board Governance Seminars
  • Skill Building Workshops
  • Annual Leadership Summit
  • Executive Peer Forums
  • Critical Issue Forums and Conferences
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Posted on: February 14, 2013
Topics: Cost savings | Services

Best Practice Guide

​The Best Practice Guide provides a close look at practices organizations implement to build the capacity needed to achieve its mission.
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Posted on: April 24, 2007
Topics: Publications


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Resources and Education for Your Board!

In the Boardroom is a 2-hour consultation designed to provide nonprofit boards with the training and resources they need to effectively govern a nonprofit in today’s complex environment. This service is provided at a regularly scheduled board meeting or retreat and can cover topics such as:

  • The board’s roles and responsibilities
  • Board recruitment
  • The board’s role in fundraising
  • Running effective board meetings
  • Evaluating the executive director
  • Preparing for strategic planning
  • Current issues facing today’s nonprofit organizations
  • And more...

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