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In this issue:

  • NEW! Wrestling with Board Dilemmas: Chief Executive Performance Review
  • Nonprofit Programmatic Oversight Tool (members only)
  • Using Generative Governance Principles for Better Boardroom Conversations
  • Tips for Developing a Great Mission Statement
  • Three Upcoming Webinars and Trainings

Don't forget to visit our library filled with all of our downloadable resources.


WWBD CEO performance review

Wrestling with Board Dilemmas: Chief Executive Performance Review

Chief executive performance review is an important opportunity for the board and chief executive to reflect on accomplishments and align future goals. This board exercise is designed for those boards that are not conducting annual written evaluations of their chief executive. As always, download the fictional case study, share with your board, and ask, "What would you do?"

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Programmatic Oversight Tool

A board’s understanding of programs positions it for success in other areas, including strategic planning and thinking and ambassadorship. Download this tool to help your board identify where it excels in programmatic oversight and where it can improve.

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Boardroom Conversation Starters

Want your board to think deeper about the issues impacting your organization? Try using generative governance principles. This resource explains how they can transform your board.

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Tips for Developing a Mission Statement

Developing or revising your mission statement? This resource provides ideas not only for drafting your mission statement, but also for ensuring your board and staff are consistently referring back to it for guidance.

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Executive Retreat: Coming Together to Discover, Collaborate, & Learn
October 14-16 | San Diego, CA 

Webinar: Off-boarding Board Members
October 18 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Webinar: Shaping Board Culture through Board Member Peer-to-Peer Assessment
October 25 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Consultant Members-Only
Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting
November 7 | Kansas City, MO


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