Recruiting nonprofit leaders who “fit” versus those with skills and experience may confound volunteer boards of directors A conversation with top nonprofit leadership of an organization early in the process of seeking a new CEO brought to mind an earlier blog topic about “charisma versus competency.” As I listened to the leaders of the organization […]
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Publishing can increase nonprofit organization income for some kinds of nonprofits by Dr. Rudolph Rosen I regularly give talks to groups of students coming from a wide range of university majors on the general topic of fundraising and nonprofit organization income. Student interest can range from learning about financing nonprofit charitable causes, to venture funding […]charity fundraising, fundraising, leadership, nonprofit business, Nonprofit Leadership, nonprofit management, Nonprofit Organization Income, nonprofit publishing, publishing, rudolph-rosen, rudy rosen, strategic planning, vanity press
Nonprofit organization leadership versus management are terms often confused by staff and organization board members by Dr. Rudolph Rosen There can be confusion about nonprofit organization leadership versus management of organizations, as I hear people talk about improving effectiveness of nonprofits. The terms are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings in the context […]leadership, nonprofit management, rudy rosen
I recently spoke with board leaders of a long-standing nonprofit organization who were seeking an executive director to run operations. This would be the first executive director ever hired by the organization and they had yet to develop a nonprofit business plan. Through discussion, I found that the “operations” the board was most interested in […]CEO recruitment, charity fundraising, fundraising, leadership, nonprofit business, nonprofit management, rudolph-rosen, rudy rosen, strategic planning, volunteer empowerment
Fundraising strategy An inquiry through one of my websites brought about a consultation covering a dilemma many nonprofit leaders have faced — how to scale-up a nonprofit organization with no money, no staff, no work-force of volunteers, and no board members willing to roll up their sleeves and work. A brief discussion with the executive […]fundraising, leadership, nonprofit, nonprofit management, rudy rosen
Insider advantage vs. association management expertise: With nonprofit CEO recruitment the choice is not always obvious With the economy beginning to surge (slightly), nonprofit CEO recruitment has become the subject of questions I have received. Selection committees are seeing attractive job applicants well-experienced in managing nonprofit associations, but who have little or no professional credentials […]CEO recruitment, leadership, nonprofit, nonprofit board, nonprofit business, nonprofit ceo recruitment, Nonprofit Leadership, nonprofit management, nonprofit volunteers, rudolph-rosen, rudy rosen, volunteer empowerment
I often see a nonprofit organization’s advocacy invested solely in an executive director. This individual does the testifying, the lobbying, the outreach, and the contact with members of legislative bodies and other elected officials. That person does everything. While often a noted expert in the association’s field of focus, their expertise and experience may not […]fundraising, leadership, nonprofit, Nonprofit Leadership, nonprofit management, rudolph-rosen, rudy rosen, volunteer empowerment