Fond farewells

Whenever a board member or other leader among your constituents is leaving your inner circle – moving, making a career move, shifting his primary support from your organization to a new one, or “slowing down,” be sure to glean all that you can. First, you’ll...

Meetings – start at the end

Look at your meeting from the volunteer’s point of view. We’ve all been to meetings which seem to ramble all over the place and (apparently) get nowhere. Don’t let your volunteer committee members think that about your meetings. They’ve provided you with a piece of...