News & Views

A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.

The ED’s Lament: How Do I Get My Board to Perform?

by Mohan Sikka - Executive Directors frequently tell me that they are dissatisfied with the performance of their boards.  Read more >>

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