Articles from Bob Harris, CAE of the Non-Profit Center

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Association Essential Documents - Bob Harris

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • The core documents to maintain a nonprofit organization. Be sure to rely on legal and accounting professionals for help.

Boardroom Courtesy

Updated on 07 July 2016

  • To avoid a boardroom meltdown - Bob Harris, CAE

Committees can Make or Break a Chamber Chair

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • The incoming chamber chair ponders an installation speech to begin his or her term of office. Concurrently it is important to be strategic about managing committees.

Disappointing the Executive Director

Updated on 27 February 2018

  • Governance responsbilities between the executive and board

Good Governance Gospel

Updated on 19 March 2018

  • 12 Pinciples of Good Governance

Guide to Better Governance - 2018

Updated on 21 February 2018

  • This guide offers smart practices and takes governance from good to great

Hierarchy of Governing Documents - Bob Harris

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • A guide to the origin, purpose and application of seven governing documents for exempt organizations in the USA; listed in order of hierarchy.

I am an Association Executive

Updated on 01 May 2017

  • What it takes to be an Association Executive

Improving Knowledge Based Governance

Updated on 27 June 2018

  • ing asked to serve on a board is exciting. It is an opportunity to learn and demonstrate leadership skills, advance a cause and join a team. But the excitement wears off as the responsibilities for governance take over.

Innovative Agenda Practices

Updated on 11 April 2018

  • New ways to enhance board meetings

IRS Form 990 is Revealing

Updated on 11 April 2018

  • Information on the IRS From 990

Lamination Works! - Bob Harris, CAE

Updated on 23 January 2016

  • Laminate for Impact

Leading with Intent

Updated on 27 June 2018

  • The best approach to approaching board meetings is be intentional.

Like Basketball, Master the Fundeamentals to Improve Association

Updated on 25 April 2018

  • Get the Fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise

Onboarding

Updated on 27 June 2018

  • Onboarding - The process of integrating a new board member into the organization so they can be effective in their roles and responsibilities.
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