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

Bob Harris, CAE Files

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.

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

Lamination Works! - Bob Harris, CAE

Updated on 23 January 2016

  • Laminate for Impact

Policy Management - Bob Harris

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • This article explains the linkage of policies, bylaws and procedures; and suggests techniques to manage them.

President’s Messages Made Easy - Bob Harris

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • Advice to write a timely, relevant President column

Projecting the Agenda - Bob Harris

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • The purpose of an agenda is to guide the meeting through a series of discussions in order to achieve results.

Strategic Planning False Starts

Updated on 07 July 2016

  • 13 Ways to Blow Strategic Planning

Surviving Turbulent Times - Bob Harris

Updated on 25 January 2016

  • “How do I lead in difficult economic times?”

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