In this masterclass, we tackle how a board should operate to avoid road bumps when it’s time for the Executive Director to move on.Read More
Rob Acton: Unlocking the Power of Your Diffuse Leadership Structure
This session explores how chief executives and board members alike can thrive in the dynamic shared power “co-pilot” arrangement that is inherent in the nonprofit model.Read More
Tough Times, Tougher Nonprofits: 5 Steps to a Thriving and Resilient Nonprofit in Uncertain Times
Joan Garry shares the specific (and critical) steps you need to take right now to build resiliency and strengthen your nonprofit for the future – especially in uncertain times like these.Read More
Masterclass: From Working to Governing Boards
This masterclass is designed to give leaders on working boards a sense for the pathway towards sustainable growth – and eventually building a paid staff so that the board can focus more on oversight, strategy, and fundraising.
Course: People, StrategyRead More
Checklist: Founders Dos and Don’ts
Because founders—regardless of the sector—are remarkably good at many things, and they should steer clear of others. The key to a founder’s long-term success is self-awareness and self-mastery.
Checklist: PeopleRead More
Role Play: EDs and Board Chairs – Making It Work in the Cockpit
Drama… Comedy… Tragedy… Joan and Laura performed some enlightening, fun, and poignant “E.D. / Board Chair Improv” you won’t want to miss.
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Bonus: Download Bundle from JoanGarry.com
Joan publishes quite a bit of useful free resources and downloads over on JoanGarry.com. As a convenience for Lab members, we are publishing all of them here in one place!.
Resources: People, Leadership, FundraisingRead More
Masterclass: Whose Job Is It Anyway? Board Chair or Executive Director?
You probably know I think the relationship between the board chair and ED is absolutely critical. But how do you set this relationship up for success? Here’s my advice.
Course: PeopleRead More
Template: Weekly Agenda for Your CEO/Board Chair Meeting
Here’s a template that will help your staff leader and board leader make the most of the time they spend together and ensure nothing big gets left out of the discussion.
Template: PeopleRead More