Visiting with Cindi Phallen, President of Create Possibility, to talk about accountability, leadership, and taking ownership of the success or failure of one's org. Among the topics we cover: Be mindful of role of board: setting strategy and direction, generating and allocating resources to execute the plan. Identify who "owns" each priority in plan. This is a leadership development opportunity. Then train and support your leaders. Agree on monitoring steps and methods. People are motivated by success and want to be part of winning team! We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot website.
Visiting with Cindi Phallen, President of Create Possibility, to talk about Scenario Planning as an essential exercise in identifying the internal and external factors which may impact business and service delivery for nonprofits. We cover: How to conduct Scenario Planning. Identify the drivers that might be at risk, and determine what your trigger points may be. Five main areas to plan for: Policies and procedures, People, Finances, Programs/services, and Marketing. Assessing the current state. What have we learned? It's vital to engage stakeholders. There's still room to celebrate. We welcome support of the Nonprofit SnapCast via Patreon.We welcome your questions and feedback via The Nonprofit Snapshot website.
#74-Unlocking Your Board's Potential with Cindi Phallen
If I had a nickel for every time an ED complained that their board was not raising money, not engaged or not working, I'd never have to fundraise. Join me for this chat with Cindi Phallen to learn about how to re-invigorate your board, avoid a bored board, recruit according to your organizational goals and why staff members should never be on a board meeting agenda. Cindi brings a wealth of experience in unlocking the power of boards. To learn more about Cindi, check here out here: https://possibility-cp.com/about/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nonprofitlowdown/support
How to Address the Disengaged Board Member with Cindi Phallen of Create Possibility
Successful Nonprofits Podcast
We’re all familiar with that board member whose attitude, actions, and absences add up to disengagement. We’re faced with the questions: How can we reengage this person? Should we reengage this person? Cindi Phallen, president of Create Possibility and author of The Impact Triangle: The 3 Essentials to Accelerate Your Nonprofit Enterprise, talks with Dolph about determining the best course of action when a board member is fading out. Links: Board Engagement Checklist: https://possibility-cp.com/free-resources/ Cindi’s site: www.possibility-cp.com The Impact Triangle: https://possibility-cp.com/product/the-book-that-will-inspire-you-to-change-the-impact-triangle/ *Timestamped Highlights*** (3:17) Success starts with mindset (4:00) Four tools for board engagement (7:07) Let’s see how I can be a really bad volunteer… (9:06) This fundraising myth (10:30) Three parts of storytelling (13:10) Get out of your own way (17:21) Is Charlie still on the board? (21:33) Exit interview (25:38) Cindi, the bicoastal sports fan