Our latest podcast ….

Although we no doubt don't qualify for the "superhumans at work" moniker, we had a great time with host Jason Cambell in this conversation. Interesting that he had a live audience after the podcast calling in with questions from around the world (he was hosting from his home in Bali). Judging from their questions, nonprofit… Continue reading Our latest podcast ….

I miss the galas!

My wife and are were chatting the other day about the joys (?) of being together 24/7 for a whole year and one of us said: “Wouldn’t it be great to get all dressed up, go downtown, and see all the people we know at one of our favorite nonprofit's annual galas?" Since you are… Continue reading I miss the galas!

The Case for Optimism

Matt and recently I had the pleasure to record an interview for The University of San Diego's annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium, which, for the past 17 years, has brought together an outsanding and diverse group of nonprofit leaders to share best practices, network, and learn from their collective wisdom and experience. For those who would… Continue reading The Case for Optimism

Match Money with Mission: Board Responsibilities and Socially Responsible Investing

We remain perplexed how some foundations and other nonprofits and their investment committees continue to avoid  socially conscious investments for their endowment funds without considering that it may be in violation of their fiduciary obligations  - that of obedience - to the organization and its Mission.   Director’s Duties  Almost every nonprofit board member is aware that  “In addition to… Continue reading Match Money with Mission: Board Responsibilities and Socially Responsible Investing

What Are the Greatest Challenges Facing Nonprofits Today?

I told my co-author Matt Craig that it was pretty funny that we've both been doing a number of podcasts - considering I didn't know what a podcast was a year ago. Host Rob Harter of The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast and I had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago about some of the more… Continue reading What Are the Greatest Challenges Facing Nonprofits Today?