Benefits of Serving on a Nonprofit Board

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By serving in leadership positions for nonprofits I’ve gained valuable perspective and made business contacts that have changed the path of my life and career. There is no question that …

Give the Devil’s Advocate His Due (a Muzzle)

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By: Theresa Reid, PhD, Principal Do you have someone on your staff or board who has appointed himself (or herself – it’s an equal-opportunity position) the resident “Devil’s Advocate”?   He has …

How To Investigate A Charity

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Before supporting a cause, even a good one, it’s important to do your research first.  We’ve compiled a few leads to assist you in your investigation. Getting Started The Reynolds Center …

How Important is Culture to Your Nonprofit Board?

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By: Diana Kern, NEW’s Vice President of Programs Nonprofit boards are groups.  All groups have cultures.  The best and most productive groups have cultures that foster inclusiveness, accountability to each …

A Few Good Reasons to Support PEG Access

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Written by: Greg McDonald, CTN Manager There are over 3,000 Public, Educational and Government (PEG) access centers in the United States. If you reside within the greater Washtenaw County area, Community …

In 2014, Blogging Must Be Social

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Written by Leslie McGraw, Owner and Founder of Les Go Social Media Marketing and Training The Early Days One of the worst mistakes I made early on in my business is …