Director Report Cards

Director Report Cards

Comparing the performance of publicly traded and nonprofit boards is a common sport, with for-profit directors often coming in second to nonprofits’ “mission-driven” behavior.  However, there is one essential element of governance where publicly-traded boards...
How Well Does Your Board Pivot?

How Well Does Your Board Pivot?

A recent column by Chicago attorney Michael Peregrine on Forbes.com (January 9, 2024) warned boards of directors that it is “rarely (if ever) too late … in a process to reverse an initiative that proves to carry exceptional legal or ethical risks.” Peregrine discussed...
Working Boards vs. Governing Boards

Working Boards vs. Governing Boards

Depending upon your source of artificial intelligence, you may have heard that all nonprofit boards are split into two great divides – working boards and governing boards. According to internet lore, Working Boards are composed of industrious community leaders...