Succession Planning

Leadership, Nonprofit Boards, Succession Planning, Supporting Your CEO

Moving From Dissonance to Harmony: Managing Conflict on the Board

Jill Sarah Moscowitz

Power struggles, miscommunication, and differences of opinion are bound to show up on any nonprofit board and can intensify when an organization is undergoing an executive transition. When conflict arises, one’s first instinct might be to avoid it, but conflict can actually present an opportunity for organizational growth if it is addressed wisely. It may […]

Nonprofit Boards, Succession Planning

The 4 Mindsets Your Nonprofit Needs to Lead Change In the New Year

DRG staff

Change is necessary for any nonprofit to sustain itself. As the challenges facing the nonprofit sector become more complex, however, organizations must manage multiple changes at once. “The world we live in is not the world we used to live in when we can make a choice for 10 or 20 years,” says Bill Pasmore, […]

Leadership, Nonprofit Boards, Succession Planning

7 Ways to Take Charge of Succession Planning

David Edell, Mary Wheeler, Carmel Napolitano

As CEOs around the nation step down from leadership positions at nonprofits, their boards are faced with the challenging task of finding their successors, but few are prepared. According to a recent report by Third Sector New England, a Boston-based resource center for nonprofits, 64% of executives planned to leave their jobs within the next […]