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Why Board Meeting Agendas Are So Important

As a board committee member, you may be familiar with the regular procedures of board meetings. However, many board members do not recognize the importance of board meeting agendas and why having a comprehensive agenda before each session leads to a more efficient gathering. Board meeting agendas help committee members understand the purpose of board […]

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How To Run The Best Hybrid Meetings

Hybrid meetings have come a way of life now. Most organizations are permanently adopting some combination of remote and on-site work even as pandemic restrictions are lifted. This flexible way of working involves some team members physically in the office while others work from home or other remote locations. Adopting a new normal brings with […]

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Realtor Associations + Meeting Management

Realtor associations are groups of realtors that have come together to lobby for shared interests and to improve real estate in general. There are many different associations in the United States and around the world. For example, the California Association of Realtors is a nonprofit that provides critical business services to real estate professionals in […]

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Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Especially in times of economic hardship, money is a high-priority topic for nonprofit leaders. Nonprofit fundraising is challenging. You have built and managed many successful programs, but those programs will fail without the fundraising they need. Sometimes the mission of the organization can be so crucial to volunteers and team members that the development of […]

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Committee Management: Roles & Responsibilities for Successful Leadership

Committee management benefits the function of the committee and the board as a whole. Well-managed committees are informed of meeting agendas well in advance so that they come prepared to the meeting, having read the previous meeting’s minutes, and are ready to discuss the agenda items. They also remain focused and on-task for the duration […]

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How To Take Effective Board Meeting Minutes

When a board gathers to take action and push ahead for the good of an organization, the record of those actions must be well-kept and accessible. Taking minutes is a common part of most board meeting procedures. Although taking, keeping, and reading board meeting minutes may seem like a dull task, they are essential to […]

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What is Modern Board Management Software?

Serving on boards can be an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling experience – but that doesn’t mean it’s without stress. Maybe you misplaced the minutes from last month’s meeting, or this is the Secretary’s first term, and they aren’t quite sure how to send them out. You may not be sure of what your responsibilities are, […]

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Boardable and theBoardlist Continue to Build Better Boards Through Connection

We are so excited to announce our newest strategic partnership with theBoardlist. This partnership will provide valuable and innovative solutions for boards that are transforming both in diversity and digitally. There’s something to be said about connection. Whether it’s connecting diverse leaders with board opportunities or connecting boards and people together, creating and building success […]

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Partner Insider: The Power of Association Management Systems

In recent months, we have received an influx of questions from member-based organizations about how to make the easiest and most cost-effective transition to digital. As mentioned in an earlier blog, cobbling together applications that weren’t made for nonprofits (or a lot of times each other) leads to confusion, information loss, and efficiency nightmares. Boardable […]