A Not Boring Resource Round-up!
Your next board meeting is a week from today. You open up the agenda, update the new date, and make a few changes. Each monthly meeting is hardly different than the next. Truthfully, you’re bored. And your board members feel the same.
Does this sound familiar?
If your board members hit the snooze button during meetings, this will reflect in their commitment to fundraising, advocacy efforts, and follow through on assigned tasks. You’ve come to the right place for ideas to jazz up board meetings.
[Related read: How to Engage Your Board of Directors in Financial Conversations]
Let’s inspire your board members, keep them engaged and boost their productivity!
When planning for your next board meeting remember to:
We also curated some valuable resources to help engage your board members from nonprofit leaders and organizations we trust.
(ARTICLE) – 12 Ways to Liven Up Your Board Meetings – And Your Board
(VIDEO) – How to Engage Your Nonprofit Board in Just 15 Minutes per Month
(WEBSITE) – The Board Doctor
(ON-DEMAND) – Effective and Engaging Virtual Board Members
(ARTICLE) – Are Your Board Members Bored? How to Inspire, Excite and Direct Your Board to Success
(E-BOOK) – The Board Engagement Playbook: 7 Tenets for Success
(BLOG) – Run a Productive, Fun Nonprofit Board Meeting
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