LinkedIn Question: How to Get Your Board More Engaged

There was a question recently posted on the Nonprofit Governance Group on LinkedIn: "Do any of you have creative ideas on how to get your board members more engaged?" I decided to elaborate on my response more thoroughly here. Everyone has their own philosophy on the role of the non-profit Board and individual Board members, here's mine.The very first principle I advise my clients (who are generally officers and staff), is that the Executive Director be on the board themselves...  Read More...