The process of forming or redeveloping a non-profit organization always involves thinking about the board of directors. The two key questions, among others, that I have been asked over the years are, “How many people should we have on the board? and “Who should we approach to join the board of directors?” Depending on how the leadership envisions the role and function of the board will determine how the board should be constituted both in terms … [Read more...] about Developing a Board of Directors: How Many People Do I Need and Who Should The People Be?
Managing Your Nonprofit
Almost a year ago, I wrote a blog post entitled “The Non-Profit Quarterly Report.” In this post, I argued that nonprofit organizations should offer online quarterly reports, and mimic the transparency exemplified by Jonathan Schwartz’ online quarterly reports. (Jonathan is the CEO of Sun Microsystems.) John Maeda, President of the Rhode Island School of Design and social media advocate, argues that “in many cases complete clarity should be a … [Read more...] about Where is The Open Source Organization?