Board Overboard: Laughs and Lessons for All but the Perfect Nonprofit (JOSSEY BASS NONPROFIT & PUBLIC MANAGEMENT SERIES)
Serving on a nonprofit board of directors is a rewarding yet challenging task. Board Bound Leadership: The Four Essentials empowers individuals with the tools and knowledge needed for success as nonprofit board members.After hearing over and over again statements like, ?What are my responsibilities?? or ?I?ve never done that.? Dr. Victoria Boyd and Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE knew they had to write this book. With over 60 combined years working for or in the sector, they used their vast experience to simply and clearly outline what it means to be a nonprofit board member. They help eliminate fears or uncertainty by providing the foundation and understanding of four key essential Leadership, Governance, Assessment and Fundraising. The authors help prepare everyone to be effective, learn what to expect, define roles and responsibilities, and understand the unique aspects of the nonprofit sector. They dispel myths and map out the skills needed to be an effective and dynamic nonprofit leader. There has never been a resource for the board members like this before. You will learn how,?Leadership is unique ?Governance is the cornerstone ?Assessment is the key for growth?Fundraising is not a dirty word, it can be fun! This is the go to resource for every nonprofit organization.