What Every Nazarene Board Member Needs To Know

Author: Leslie Parrott
Publisher: Beacon Hill Press
ISBN: 9780834115507
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Parrott’s insights into key issues for board members make this book required reading for both new and ’seasoned’ board members and pastors. Use these resources to transform meetings into ministry!

Owning Up

Author: Ram Charan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470485507
Size: 38.84 MB
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"This book is a most important contribution for both new and experienced directors, addressing contemporary corporate governance.

The Nonprofit Board Answer Book

Author: BoardSource
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118047484
Size: 29.85 MB
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The book offers insight gained from the BoardSource Governance Index Survey, hundreds of board self-assessments, and questions and challenges heard by BoardSource from thousands of nonprofit leaders.

The Imperfect Board Member

Author: Jim Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118041062
Size: 63.62 MB
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The main characters in the story combine the contexts of business, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations, making it applicable to boards of every type.

Boards That Love Fundraising

Author: Robert M. Zimmerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787973785
Size: 43.18 MB
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As a member of a nonprofit board, you should make sure that your organization is
carefully managed, is fulfilling its mission, and has sufficient financial resources
at its command to implement current and future programs. You can also learn to
be an effective “salesperson” for your organization. Although you sell concepts (
for example, a healthier environment, bettereducated children, or cultural
enrichment), not products, you are a salesperson nonetheless. In soliciting new
prospects, ...

The Ask

Author: Laura Fredricks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470572870
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The larger issue for both is what if you have very reluctant board members who
do not want to participate in the activities before, during, and after the Ask either
by themselves or with another person from the organization? There are some
guidelines I can share with you that have helped me tackle this very issue. First, I
have a saying: “take the best, leave the rest.” We cannot expect that every board
member has the skill set and desire (and you need both) to make Asks. There are

Board Member Orientation

Author: Holly Kleinsasser
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834204447
Size: 55.41 MB
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In addition to ideas on this list, here are some strategies you can use to provide
your board members with ongoing training and development... 1) Incorporate
training into each board meeting. Don't think of training as an activity you do once
or twice a year. Instead, treat it as a regular agenda item for meetings.
Administrator Mildred E. Wylie tells me she plans an educational session for
every board meeting! “It might be information members need to know about a
new law or more basic ...